What’s new on PAN OS 9.0 release

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Palo Alto Networks

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PXOSYS is incredibly proud to share PAN-OS 9.0 with you. Withs more than 60 new features, a brand-new integrated DNS Security service, new high-performance hardware, expanded cloud environment support and scalability enhancements, along with a built-in Policy Optimizer tool to help you adopt best practices, there’s a lot to be excited about.


What’s New?


The new features and improvements are across the full platform such (not extensive list):


    • App-ID
      • Policy Optimizer


    • Virtualization
      • Support for HA for VM-Series on Azure
      • Higher Performance for VM-Series on Azure using Azure Accelerated Networking (SR- IOV)
      • VM-Series Plugin


    • Panorama
      • Device Management Capacity Enhancement
      • Granular Configuration Management of Device Groups and Templates
      • Streamlined Device Onboarding


    • Content Inspection
      • DNS Security
      • Multi-Category URL Filtering
      • Cellular IoT Security
      • GTP Event Packet Capture


    • GlobalProtect
      • Pre-Logon Followed by Two-Factor Authentication
      • Pre-Logon Followed by SAML Authentication
      • HIP Report Redistribution
      • Support for IPv6-Only GlobalProtect Deployments


  • Management
    • Enforcement of Rule Description, Tag, and Audit Comment
    • PAN-OS REST API for a Simplified Integration Experience

  • Networking
    • Security Group Tag (SGT) Ethertype Support
    • GRE Tunneling Support
    • Wildcard Address Support in Security Policy Rules
    • VXLAN Tunnel Content Inspection

    • User-ID
      • Shared User-ID Mappings Across Virtual Systems


    • Wildfire
      • File Forwarding Capacity

    For a deeper dive into these new technologies, we invite you to join us for our Best Practices webcast series:



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    Ruben Cocheno
    Ruben Cocheno

    Ruben Cocheno is a CCIE Consultant who has been working in the Networking & Security Industry since 2004. His vast experience across different Large Organizations gave him a set of tools that allows him to design, implement and support solutions within many diverse network technologies becoming more agnostic driven. When he is not working you can find him Blogging (www.cocheno.com), mentoring young pupils on networking/security subjects, practicing outdoors sports, or reading.