The VMWare NSX integration is the first
Panorama plugin developed using the new plugin architecture introduced
in PAN-OS 8.0. Version 1.0.0 of this plugin introduces the following
Modularizes the interactions between Panorama and the
NSX Manager, and Panorama and the VM-Series firewalls. This flexible
framework makes it possible to support the joint solution independentof
PAN-OS software release cycle.
Introduces a new workflow that consolidates security configuration
on Panorama, and decouples the need for continuous interaction between
security and virtualization administrators. Panorama now provides
NSX Manager with the contextual information required to secure traffic
from guest virtual machines in SDDC environments. Dynamic address
groups on Panorama map to security groups on NSX Manager, zones
map to service profiles, and security policy rules map to steering
Adds support for new VM-Series models to meet the capacity
and performance needs in the SDDC environment. The VM–100, VM-300,
and VM-500 models are supported in addition to the VM-1000-HV.
Supports automatic PAN-OS upgrades for the VM-Series firewalls
deployed using the PAN-OS 8.0 ovf.
Automatically deactivate perpetual licenses, subscriptions,
and support licenses on the VM Series firewalls when you delete
the Palo Alto Networks Service Deployment on NSX Manager.
must install the deactivation API key on Panorama to enable license deactivation.