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How to Build an IPSec Tunnel Between Two Palo Alto Networks Firewalls

Posted by Charles Buege on Jan 7, 2019 12:55:33 PM

Monday, January 7, 2018

By Charles Buege, Fuel User Group Member 

IPSec Tunnel Header ImageSetting up a connection between two sites is a very common thing to do. With a Palo Alto Networks firewall to any provider, it’s very simple. With a Palo Alto Networks firewall to another Palo Alto Networks firewall, it’s even easier. Here’s a step-by-step process for how to get an IPSec tunnel built between two Palo Alto Network firewalls.

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Setting up SSH on a Non-Standard Port Using Certificate Authentication

Posted by Charles Buege on Oct 5, 2018 3:21:11 PM

Then Permitting Access Through a Palo Alto PA-220 Next-Generation Firewall to Destination Server

By Charles Buege, Fuel User Group Member | Friday, October 5, 2018

Fuel_SSH How To
Being able to securely connect with an SSH connection is one item that IT professionals need to do all the time, and knowing that the pathway to your system is as secure as possible is of vital importance. In this article, I will review the following items:


  • Setting up a second instance of SSH on a non-standard port number
  • Configuring SSH to require a certificate for authentication instead of a username and password
  • Configuring your Palo Alto PA-220 next-generation firewall (PA-220) to allow the connection through that port 

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Topics: Charles Buege, SSH Connection

How to Set Up a Palo Alto Networks PA-220 Next-Generation Firewall from Factory Defaults

Posted by Charles Buege on Jul 23, 2018 3:41:22 PM

Monday, July 23, 2018

By Charles Buege, a Fuel User Group member

PA-220Charles Buege is a Fuel User Group member who has a home lab setup unlike most others. Using a commercial internet provider and running multiple firewalls, his home lab gives him plenty of hands-on learning experience that can translate into his daily work environment. Here he shares how he set up the Palo Alto Networks PA-220 next-generation firewall. Be sure to read his other Fuel blog post, “My Journey to SSL Decryption.”

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Topics: next-generation firewall, PA-220, Charles Buege

My Journey to SSL Decryption

Posted by Charles Buege on Nov 14, 2017 2:29:15 PM

By Charles Buege, Fuel User Group Member | Tuesday, November 14, 2017

My name is Charles and I’ve been trying to implement SSL Decryption for eight months. I’m likely one of many who has encountered issues, and I’d like to share my story so you know you aren’t alone.

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Spark User Summits, Fuel Education, Palo Alto Networks, Fuel member stories, SSL decryption, Charles Buege

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