Launch a new VM-Series firewall on AWS using
the AMI for a supported PAN-OS version (see the compatibility matrix for
Panorama plugins), without using the sample bootstrap.xml file,
and export the configuration to create a new bootstrap.xml file
for use with the VM-Series Auto Scaling template v2.0.
the VM-Series Firewall on AWS (no bootstrapping required)
and use the public IP address to SSH into the Command Line Interface
(CLI) of the VM-Series firewall. You will need to configure a new
administrative password for the firewall.
Log in to the firewall web interface.
) Configure the firewall. You can configure
the dataplane interfaces, zones and policy rules.
the changes on the firewall.
Export the configuration file and name it as
Export Named Configuration
Download the bootstrap.xml file from the GitHub repository,
open it with a text editing tool, and copy lines 353 to 356. These
lines define the AWS CloudWatch namespace to which the firewall
publishes custom PAN-OS metrics that are required for the firewalls
to auto scale.
Edit the configuration file you exported earlier to include
the AWS CloudWatch information.
paste the lines 353 to 356 after
Delete the management interface configuration.
delete the ip-address, netmask and default gateway that follow.
the ip-address, netmask, default gateway, and public-key that follow.