Getting Started (Palo Alto Networks)

How the Management Pack Works

The Management Pack for Palo Alto Networks accesses Palo Alto Network's PAN-OS to import Next-Generation Firewall resources, relationships, metrics, and alerts into vRealize Operations to enable comprehensive monitoring and troubleshooting, while providing visibility into the virtual layer.

How to Get Started

To get started monitoring your Palo Alto Networks devices from within vRealize Operations, see the following topics:

  1. Review the System Requirements (Palo Alto Networks) and ensure you have performed the necessary prerequisite tasks:
  2. Install the management pack. See: Installing the Management Pack (Palo Alto Networks).
  3. License the management pack. See: Licensing the Management Pack (Palo Alto Networks).
  4. Configure the management pack. See: Configuring the Management Pack (Palo Alto Networks). If you encounter any Test Connection errors when configuring, see: Troubleshooting the Management Pack (Palo Alto Networks).
  5. Start using the management pack. See: Using the Management Pack (Palo Alto Networks)