Monitor Paloalto with OpManager

Step 1 – Configure SNMP in Paloalto Firewall

Note: Paloalto Firewall supports SNMP version v2c and v3 and not v1.

Configure SNMP Community String

  1. Login to Paloalto Firewall
  2. Go to Device > Setup > Operations tab > Click SNMP Setup under Miscellaneous
  3. Configure SNMP Community String and Save

Use Event-specific Trap Definitions means the firewall uses unique OID for each SNMP trap based on event type. If not checked, every trap will have the same OID.


Enable SNMP service on Management Interface of Paloalto Firewall

  1. Go to Device > Setup > Interfaces > Open Management
  2. Enable SNMP under Network Services and Save

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Step 2 – Download Paloalto MIB files

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Step 3 – Configure OpManager

  1. Login to OpManager installed system and navigate to the OpManager installation path, usually Drive:\ManageEngine\OpManager\mibs
  2. Extract the downloaded files on Step 2 and copy to mibs folder .
  3. If you do not already have Template for Paloalto, create new template under Admin > New Template

The OIDs listed above provides interface and tunnel details of Paloalto firewall. As a last step of this guide, attach this device template to your device in OpManager.