The PA-200 is a true desktop-size platform that safely enables applications, users, and content in your enterprise branch offices at throughput speeds of up to 100 Mbps. Dedicated computing resources for the functional areas of networking, security, content inspection, and management ensure predictable firewall performance.
The Palo Alto Networks™ PA-200 is targeted at high speed firewall deployments within distributed enterprise branch offices. The PA-200 manages network traffic flows using dedicated computing resources for networking, security, threat prevention and management.
The high speed backplane is divided into separate data and control planes, thereby ensuring that management access is always available, irrespective of the traffic load. The controlling element of the PA-200 next-generation firewall is PAN-OS™, a security-specific operating system that allows organizations to safely enable applications using App-ID, User-ID, Content-ID, GlobalProtect, and WildFire.
Classify all applications, on all port, all the time with App-ID.
Extend safe application enablement policies to any user, at any location, with User-ID and GlobalProtect.
Protect against all threat—both known and unknown—with Content-ID and Wildfire
The following Palo Alto Networks subscriptions unlock certain firewall features or enable the firewall to
leverage a Palo Alto Networks cloud-delivered service (or both). Here you can read more about each service
or feature that requires a subscription to work with the firewall. To enable a subscription, you must first
Activate Subscription Licenses; once active, most subscription services can use Dynamic Content Updates
to provide new and updated functionality to the firewall.
|Subscriptions You Can Use With the Firewall|
|Threat Prevention||Threat Prevention provides:
• Antivirus, anti-spyware (command-and-control), and vulnerability
• Built-in external dynamic lists that you can use to secure your
network against malicious hosts.
• Ability to identify infected hosts that try to connect to malicious
• Get Started with Threat Prevention
|DNS Security||Provides enhanced DNS sinkholing capabilities by querying DNS
Security, an extensible cloud-based service capable of generating
DNS signatures using advanced predictive analytics and machine
learning. This service provides full access to the continuously
expanding DNS-based threat intelligence produced by Palo Alto
To set up DNS Security, you must first purchase and install a Threat
• Get Started with DNS Security
|URL Filtering||Provides the ability to not only control web-access, but how users
interact with online content based on dynamic URL categories. You
can also prevent credential theft by controlling the sites to which
users can submit their corporate credentials.
To set up URL Filtering, you must purchase and install a subscription
for one of the supported URL filtering databases: PAN-DB or
BrightCloud. With PAN-DB, you can set up access to the PAN-DB
public cloud or to the PAN-DB private cloud.
• Get Started with URL Filtering
|WildFire||Although basic WildFire® support is included as part of the Threat
Prevention license, the WildFire subscription service provides
enhanced services for organizations that require immediate coverage
for threats, frequent WildFire signature updates, advanced file
type forwarding (APK, PDF, Microsoft Office, and Java Applet), as
well as the ability to upload files using the WildFire API. A WildFire
subscription is also required if your firewalls will be forwarding files
to an on-premise WF-500 appliance.
• Get Started with WildFire
|AutoFocus||Provides a graphical analysis of firewall traffic logs and identifies
potential risks to your network using threat intelligence from the
AutoFocus portal. With an active license, you can also open an
AutoFocus search based on logs recorded on the firewall.
• Get Started with AutoFocus
|Cortex Data Lake
and firewall web
Service in some
in the firewall
|Provides cloud-based, centralized log storage and aggregation. The
Logging Service is required or highly-recommended to support
several other cloud-delivered services, including Magnifier,
GlobalProtect cloud service, and Traps management service.
• Get Started with Cortex Data Lake
|GlobalProtect||Provides mobility solutions and/or large-scale VPN capabilities.
By default, you can deploy GlobalProtect portals and gateways
(without HIP checks) without a license. If you want to use advanced
GlobalProtect features (HIP checks and related content updates,
the GlobalProtect Mobile App, IPv6 connections, or a GlobalProtect
Clientless VPN) you will need a GlobalProtect license (subscription)
for each gateway.
• Get Started with GlobalProtect
|Virtual Systems||This license is required to enable support for multiple virtual systems
on PA-3200 Series firewalls. In addition, you must purchase a
Virtual Systems license if you want to increase the number of virtual
systems beyond the base number provided by default on PA-5200
Series, and PA-7000 Series firewalls (the base number varies by
platform). The PA-800 Series, PA-220, and VM-Series firewalls do
not support virtual systems.
• Get Started with Virtual Systems
|Firewall throughput||100 Mbps|
|IPS throughput||50 Mbps|
|Threat Protection Throughput||50 Mbps|
|IPSec VPN throughput||50 Mbps|
|GE RJ45 Ports||4 x 10/100/1000|
|I/O ports||10/100 out-of-band management port, 1 x RJ-45 console port|
|Storage||16 GB SSD|
|Dimensions Width x Depth x Height (inches)||1.62” H x 6.29” D x 8.07” W|
|Weight||2.8 lbs / 5.0 lbs (Stand-Alone Device/As Shipped)|
|Power supply||40 W (20 W/30 W)|
|Input Voltage (Input Frequency)||100–240VAC (50–60Hz)|
|Max Current Consumption||3.3A @ 100VAC|
|Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF)||13 years|
|EMI||FCC Class B, CE Class B, VCCI Class B|
|Operating Temperature||32° to 104° F, 0° to 40° C|
|Non-operating temperature||-4° to 158° F, -20° to 70° C|