Create a Deployment Profile

Use the CSP to create a Software NGFW deployment profile for PAN-OS 10.0.3 and earlier, or PAN-OS 10.0.4 or later.
To create a deployment profile, must have a Customer Support Portal account and you must have activated your credit pool.
Before you begin, estimate the number of firewalls that will use the configuration in this profile.
  1. If you already have a credit pool, log into the account, and from the dashboard, select
    Software NGFW Credits
    Create New Profile
    If you have just activated a credit pool you see the
    Create Deployment Profile
    1. Select the VM-Series firewall type.
    2. Select the PAN-OS version.
    3. Click
  2. VM-Series profile.
    1. Profile Name
      Name the profile.
    2. Number of Firewalls
      Enter the number of firewalls this profile deploys, assuming you have sufficient credits. You do not have to deploy them all at once.
    3. Firewall Model
      (PAN-OS 10.0.3 and below):
      Choose a VM-Series model.
      Planned vCPU/Firewall
      (PAN-OS 10.0.4 or above).
      Enter the number of vCPUs per firewall.
    4. Customize Subscription
      Select a use case from the drop list. You can add or remove security services.
    5. (optional)
      Use Credits to Enable VM Panorama
      Choose the Panorama use case(s) (Management and/or Log Collector).
  3. (
    ) Hover over the question mark following
    Protect more, save more
    to see how your credit allocation affects savings.
  4. Click
    Calculate Estimated Cost
    to view the credit total, and the number of credits available before the deployment.
    ) Hover over the question mark following the estimate to view the credit breakdown for each component.
  5. Click
    Create Deployment Profile
  6. To view your deployment profile, click the
    button on the credit pool you used to create your profile and select the
    Current Deployment Profiles
    • If you just created your profile, go to the end of the list (the last page) to see your profile.
    • The
      Credits Consumed/Allocated
      column shows 0 and
      Update Pending
      before the allocation is complete.
    Audit Trail
    tab shows
    Credit Transactions
    and the
    Deployment Profiles
    you manage.

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