This quick reference page provides a summary of the specifications of this topology. For a complete reference including installation details, please refer to the Palo Alto Firewall Essentials PAN 8 EDU 210 Pod Planning and Installation Guide .

For individual learners who are seeking training for themselves, please see our NDG Online offerings for Palo Alto labs.

The Palo Alto Firewall Essentials 8 lab set is designed to have Internet access. Due to the security and legal implications regarding accessing the Internet from within the pod, we require that NETLAB+ customers indicate their acceptance of the NETLAB+ Pod Internet Access and Use Agreement prior to obtaining access to the pod or content for this course.

You may request virtual machine templates for the Palo Alto Firewall Essentials PAN 8 EDU 210 pod from CSSIA.


Lab Topology

PAN 8 EDU 210

Virtual Machines

The virtual machines in the pod are listed in the table below.

Virtual Machine

Virtual Machine Templates

The Center for Systems Security and Information Assurance (CSSIA) provides virtual machine templates to install on the pod.

To request access to the preconfigured virtual machine templates from CSSIA:

  1. Go to the CSSIA Resources page:
  2. Select CSSIA VM Image Sharing Agreement.
  3. Complete and submit your access request by following the instructions on the request form.
  4. CSSIA will provide, via email, password-protected download links. Access to the download links is provided only to customers who are current with their NETLAB+ support contract and are participants in the appropriate partner programs (i.e., Cisco Networking Academy, VMware IT Academy, Red Hat Academy, and/or Palo Alto Networks Cybersecurity Academy).
  5. Once all virtual machines have been downloaded, they can be deployed following the steps in the appropriate pod installation guide. Each virtual machine is deployed individually.