Panorama enables you to effectively configure, manage,
and monitor your Palo Alto Networks firewalls with central oversight.
The three main areas in which Panorama adds value are:
Centralized configuration and deployment
central management and rapid deployment of the firewalls and WildFire appliances
on your network, use Panorama to pre-stage the firewalls and WildFire
appliances for deployment. You can then assemble the firewalls into
groups, and create templates to apply a base network and device
configuration and use device groups to administer globally shared
and local policy rules. See Centralized
Firewall Configuration and Update Management.
Aggregated logging with central oversight for analysis and
—Collect information on activity across all the managed firewalls
on the network and centrally analyze, investigate and report on
the data. This comprehensive view of network traffic, user activity,
and the associated risks empowers you to respond to potential threats
using the rich set of policies to securely enable applications on
your network. See Centralized
Logging and Reporting.
—Enables you to delegate
or restrict access to global and local firewall configurations and
policies. See Role-Based
Access Control for delegating appropriate levels of access
for distributed administration.
Models are available: the Panorama virtual appliance, M-600
appliance, M-500 appliance, M-200 appliance, and M-100 appliance (M-100
appliances are supported in PAN-OS 9.0 only if they have been upgraded
to 32 GB memory from the default 16 GB). Panorama
Centralized Management illustrates how you can deploy Panorama
in a high availability (HA) configuration to manage firewalls.