Palo Alto Networks Knowledgebase: How to Register and Activate Eval Panorama Software

How to Register and Activate Eval Panorama Software

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How to Register and Activate Eval Panorama Software

 

The following procedure walks you through the steps to license, download, and install the Panorama management software.

 

STEP 1 | Register the Panorama Serial #

  • In the Device Type window, select Register device using Serial Number or Authorization Code and click Next

  • To activate the Panorama software, enter the Serial Number you received in the “Request for Software Evaluation Approved” email
    • If the Panorama software will be used offline and not connected to the internet, then click the checkbox "Device will be used Offline:" and enter the additional required info.

 

  • Review the EULA and Support Agreement
  • If you Agree, click Agree and Submit.
  • After successful registration, your Assets screen should display the newly registered and activated Eval Panorama.

STEP 2 | Download the Panorama software

  • In the navigation menu, click Updates > Software Updates 
  • Click the Filter By: drop down menu and select Panorama Base Images
  • Locate the most recent base image that will be used for your environment and click the corresponding download link

 

STEP 3 | Install the Panorama software

 

STEP 4 | Activate the support license on Panorama

  • Open a web browser and navigate to the management IP address you set for Panorama
  • Login using the factory default credentials of admin/admin for username and password
  • On the Dashboard > General Information section, the Serial # field should say “Unknown”

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  • Go to Panorama > Setup > Management > General Settings. Click the settings wheel.

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  • In the pop-up window, enter the Evaluation Panorama Serial # that you registered on the support portal. Click OK

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  • Click Commit at the top right corner and then Commit to Panorama to commit any pending changes.

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  • Go to Panorama > Support
    • If the Support license is not displayed here, you will need to reboot Panorama for the system to display the license info.

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  • Go to Panorama > Licenses, click "Retrieve license keys from license server."
    • If your Panorama is being used offline, you will need to download the license keys from the Support Portal on the Assets > Devices screen, then use the link in Panorama named "Manually upload license key".

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  • Go to Panorama > Dynamic Updates to download the latest Apps & Threats, WildFire, and Antivirus content updates

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  • Go to Panorama > Software to download the latest software version if needed

 

STEP 5Complete the Panorama software configuration



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