Configuring NAT and VPN’s Using Palo Alto Firewalls

by Craig Stansbury

Changing IP addresses and extending the enterprise using VPNs has become a staple in today’s network environments. Leveraging Palo Alto’s Next Generation Firewall, you can do just that using NAT, and configuring remote access and site to site VPNs.

What you'll learn

At the core of network-security engineering is a thorough knowledge of NAT translations and VPN connections. In this course, Configuring NAT and VPN's Using Palo Alto Firewalls, you'll learn how to shape traffic using Palo Alto’s Next Generation Firewall. First, you’ll learn how to configure various types of NAT. Next, you’ll explore how to deploy site-to-site VPNs using both pre-shared keys and digital certificates. Finally, you’ll discover how to set up remote access VPNs using GlobalProtect. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of configuring NAT and VPNs on a Palo Alto firewall that will help you as you move forward to engineer enterprise network security. Software required: PAN-OS 8.1 (physical or virtual), Network Equipment (physical or virtual), Operating system (physical or virtual).

About the author

Craig has over 10 years of IT experience, including working on Palo Alto Firewalls, Cisco Routes and Switches, Microsoft Servers, and VMWare ESXi. Craig started in IT in the United States Marine Corps and began teaching his Marines all the design and implementation concepts that they needed to know. He loves when his students have the "lightbulb moment" and are able to understand the concepts he is teaching them. Aside from teaching, Craig also owns a business that consults with enterprises to h... more

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