Lessons learned : Global Protect + User ID w/ Palo Alto Networks firewall

Scenario : A palo alto firewall has been successfully setup to use global protect, along with LDAP authentication. Also, USER-ID has been setup internally,with firewall policies written to include username / groups. This allows the firewall administrator to deploy consistent firewall policies to both internal and VPN users, based on active directory groups Problem: After a … Continue reading Lessons learned : Global Protect + User ID w/ Palo Alto Networks firewall

Nugget Post : Quick USER ID tip for palo alto admins

Quick Tip... You're a Palo Alto firewall administrator, and you've setup USER ID to identify all your users and write user-based firewall policies. Problem: some users have linux laptops and do not login to the domain, others are windows users that the USER ID system simply does not pick up. Solution: 1. Create a read … Continue reading Nugget Post : Quick USER ID tip for palo alto admins