Day 1 Configuration: What Does It Do?

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TitleDay 1 Configuration: What Does It Do?
URL NameDay-1-Configuration-what-does-it-do
SummaryThis article reviews Day 1 Configuration, what it does, and how it can help you.
Validation StatusValidated - External
Publication StatusPublished
  • Palo Alto Firewall
  • Any PAN-OS.
  • Registering a new device in the Customer Support Portal (CSP).
  • Running the Day 1 Configuration Tool after registering a device.
Additional Information
Before importing the configuration onto your new device, ensure the system has been prepared.

Ensure the firewall is upgraded to the PAN-OS that was selected at the start of the Day 1 configuration process:
Customers can review the preferred maintenance release versions for each major version on Support PAN-OS Software Release Guidance.

Activate subscription for Threat Prevention
Updated application and antivirus content

These steps are required so the recommended features included in the configuration have been activated on the device prior to importing. 
NOTE: The Palo Alto Networks provided External Dynamic Lists, for example, are loaded once the device is properly licensed and the first content updates have been installed.

IronSkillet documentation resources:
IronSkillet PAN-OS Overview
IronSkillet PAN-OS Updates
IronSkillet Default Loadable Configuration
IronSkillet Documentation

Additional documentation
The Best Practices Library

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