Devices visible in your inventory are available
for you to claim and then assign to sites. The claim process authenticates
and legitimizes the devices on each site. The devices come online
with enough knowledge to connect with the Prisma SD-WAN controller
in the appropriate customer context and start forwarding flows.
data center and the ION 7000 or 9000 are not required for a simple
deployment where you intend to simply monitor the network and capture
analytics in a branch, or actively control traffic between private
WAN and direct internet without VPNs. However, if you do have a
data center, claim the ION device at your data center as follows:
From the Prisma SD-WAN web interface, select
A list of unclaimed devices in your inventory is displayed.
Hover to the right of the device and under
select the icon.
From the drop-down, choose
device and click
Repeat the above claim process for all additional devices
on your site.
Upon completion of the claim process, all customer-specific
certificates are downloaded to the device. Briefly, during this
period, the device goes offline. When it comes back online, the
State of the device changes to Claimed and Online.