How to Register a Palo Alto Networks Device, Spare, Traps, or VM-Series Auth-Code

How to Register a Palo Alto Networks Device, Spare, Traps, or VM-Series Auth-Code

Created On 09/25/18 18:07 PM - Last Modified 11/13/19 00:02 AM


To register a New Device, Spare, Traps, or VM-Series Auth Code:

  1. You will need to have a user account to log into the Customer Support Portal.
    1. Refer to How to Create a Customer Support Portal (CSP) User Account.
  2. Log into the Customer Support Portal (
  3. Verify the Current Account is the account that owns the asset.
    1. If not, click on the account name and select the correct account.
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  4. Go to the Assets > Devices.
  5.  Register a New Device
    1. Click the "Register New Device" button.
    2. Select the device type being registered and complete the registration form. 
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    3.  Enter the Serial Number and Location information. The Enterprise Support Agreement options will only appear upon entry of the serial number if the account has an ESA.
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    4. Click "Agree and Submit".
    5. The new device is displayed in the Device table.
    6. At the end of the end of the registration process, an optional step appears requesting to run the Day 1 Configuration  
  6.  Register a new spare
    1. Click on Device > or  Spares  
    2. Click the Register New Device or Register New Spare  button.
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    3. Complete the Device Registration form. Whether registered under Devices or Spares, the serial number will only appear under Spares once registered
    4.  Note:  If you have an Enterprise Support Agreement covering the licensing in your account, select the option to include the device in the Enterprise Support Agreement to license the device and convert it to production. 

         7.  Register a new Traps auth code,  

a. Click on Assets > Advanced Endpoint Protection
b. Click the "Activate New Auth-Code" button.
c. Enter your Traps Auth-Code (found in your electronic fulfillment email) in the Authorization Code field and then Agree and Submit.


d. In the License column, click the download icon ( csp-download-arrow.png ) to download the license key.

e. Select the version of Traps for which this license key will be used (Pre 3.33.3-3.44.0 and later) and then click Download.



f. Save the license key to a location you can access from the Endpoint Security Manager.

g. Proceed to Set Up the Endpoint Security Manager .

          8.  Register a new VM-Series auth code

 To register a new VM-Series device purchased from Palo Alto Networks.
(Note:  If you have a usage-based VM serial number from AWS,  Azure or a Cloud Service, follow steps to register as a new device.  See section 5. Register New Device). 

    1. Click on Assets > VM-Series Auth-Codes
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    2. Click on "Add VM-Series Auth-Code".
    3. A new row is added to the table.
    4. Enter the VM-Series Authorization Code.
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    5. Click on "Agree and Submit" to save. Click "Refuse" to cancel.



See Also

For a full list of other Support Portal User Documents, please click here:

Customer Support Portal User Documents

Additional Information
Day 1 Congiguration

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