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Policy Based Forwarding (PBF)- Palo Alto Networks Firewall


In this article, we will configure Policy Based Forwarding (PBF) on Palo Alto Networks Firewall. PBF allows us to bypass the routing table and routes the traffic/packets based on the applied policy. PBF policy allows us to define…

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Palo Alto Networks Firewall – Initial Configuration from GUI & CLI – 2023


In this article, we will perform the initial configuration of the Palo Alto Networks Firewall. We will configure the Palo Alto Management Interface using the CLI and GUI. Further, we will configure the Management interface configuration to access…

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Destination NAT – DNAT in Palo Alto Networks Firewall

In this article, we will configure Destination NAT in Palo Alto Networks Firewall. Destination NAT is usually configured to translate the public IP Address to the Private IP Address. Here, we will access an internal Linux server using…

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How to configure UNAT in Palo Alto Firewall | U-Turn NAT


In this article, we will configure UNAT in Palo Alto Firewall. UNAT NAT is a special type of NAT which is configured when internet users want to access internal servers using their public IP address. Here, in this…

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What is Network Address Translation | Different types of NAT


In this article, we will discuss the NAT (Network Address Translation). Before continuing, I recommend you to read my Public and Private IP address article. NAT is also known as IP masquerading.┬áLet’s continue! Why we need NAT? NAT…

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SNAT vs DNAT | Source NAT vs Destination NAT


In this article, we will discuss SNAT (Source NAT) and DNAT (Destination NAT). Both terminologies are related to NAT (Network Address Translation). Before continue, I recommend, please take a look at Network Address Translation. Source NAT (SNAT) SNAT…

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IPv4 : Private and Public IP Address


In this article, we will go discuss Private and Public IP addresses of Internet Protocol version 4 (IPv4). Both, have their different usages. After reading, this article you will understand their different usages, address spaces, VPNs, and Reversed…

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