The Panorama™ web interface enables you to toggle between
a Panorama-centric view and a firewall-centric view using the
at the top-left of every tab. Set the
manage firewalls centrally or switch context to the web interface
of a specific firewall to configure it locally. The similarity of
the Panorama and firewall web interfaces enables you to seamlessly
move between them to monitor and manage firewalls.
drop-down lists only the firewalls
that are connected to Panorama. For a Device Group and Template
administrator, the drop-down lists only the connected firewalls
that are within the Access
Domains assigned to that administrator. To search a long
list, use the Filters within the drop-down.
For firewalls in a high availability (HA) configuration, the
icons have colored backgrounds to indicate the HA state (as follows).
Knowing the HA state is useful when selecting a firewall context.
For example, you generally make firewall-specific configuration
changes on an active firewall.
—Passive or the firewall is initiating (the
initiating state lasts for up to 60 seconds after boot up).
—The firewall is non-functional (error state),
suspended (an administrator disabled the firewall), or tentative
(for a link or path monitoring event in an active/active HA configuration).