The Insecure Wire

a network engineers perspective

Category Archives: Firewall

Palo Alto Networks Powershell Backup Script

As we recently rolled out a bunch of PA firewalls, I have created a powershell script to backup the running configuration using the XML API. You can grab the script from my github here: panbackup The instructions are as follows: 1. Create the folder c:\panbackup\ on your Windows Server. 2. Create a local administrator on […]

Using the Palo Alto API for Captive Portal Logout

It’s API time! Haven’t had a post in a while but in wanted to share this: This year I had the opportunity to roll out a Palo Alto networks next-gen firewall appliance. We have many areas of our college that require specific access to deliver classes (think IT, engineering etc). These areas are separated by […]