How TO Add Palo Alto Firewall In Eve-NG

Palo Alto is a next-generation firewall that provides lot of Security features. You can add Palo alto firewall in Eve-NG and create your own lab for testing/education purposes.

To add Palo Alto firewall to eve-ng consider below steps

  1. Image Supported
  2. Download the Palo Alto Image
    Images are not hosted in our server, we are just indexing the link found on the internet.
  3. Extract the image
  4. upload the folder to Quemu
  5. Fix the Permission
  6. Open Eve-NG, add PaloAlto Node and enjoy.
 EVE Image NameDownloaded FilenameVersionvCPUsvRAMConsole

Other versions should also be supported following bellow’s procedure.

1 Method, converting from OVA VMDK disk.

1.1. Create temporary working directory and upload the downloaded image to the EVE using for example FileZilla or WinSCP. Then login as root using SSH protocol and uncompress it:

mkdir abc
cd abc
tar xf PA-VM-ESX-7.0.1.ova

1.2. Then convert the disk to the qcow2 format:

/opt/qemu/bin/qemu-img convert -f vmdk -O qcow2 PA-VM-ESX-7.0.1-disk1.vmdk virtioa.qcow2

1.3. Create the folder for HDD image and move it:

mkdir /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/paloalto-7.0.1
mv virtioa.qcow2 /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/paloalto-7.0.1

1.4. Delete temporary directory abc and fix permissions:

cd ..
rm -rf abc
/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions

Default username is admin with password admin.

2 Method, deploying KVM .qcow2 image

2.1. Using our image table, create correct image folder, this example is for image 2. in the table above. It is paloalto 8.0.1 image. Per our image naming table we have to create image folder starting with paloalto-, lets do it.

mkdir /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/paloalto-8.0.1/

2.2. Upload the downloaded image to the EVE /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/paloalto-8.0.1/  folder using for example FileZilla or WinSCP.

2.3. From the EVE cli, go to newly created image folder.

cd /opt/unetlab/addons/qemu/paloalto-8.0.1/

2.4. Rename original filename to virtioa.qcow2

mv PA-VM-KVM-8.0.1.qcow2 virtioa.qcow2 

2.5.  Fix permissions:

/opt/unetlab/wrappers/unl_wrapper -a fixpermissions

Default username is admin with password admin.

How TO Add Palo Alto Firewall In Eve-NG

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