You can add Palo Alto Networks Panorama as a data source in vRealize Network Insight.


Ensure that you have admin role with XML API access. For more details, see Palo Alto Networks.
Note: vRealize Network Insight does not currently fetch local Palo Alto Network policies that are directly defined in the devices, and not visible in Panorama.


  1. On the Settings page, click Accounts and Data Sources.
  2. Click Add Source.
  3. Under Firewalls, click Palo Alto Networks Panorama.
  4. In the Add a New Palo Alto Networks Panorama Account or Source page, provide the required information.
    Option Action
    Collector VM Select a collector VM from the drop-down menu.
    IP Address/FQDN Enter the IP address or the FQDN details.
    Username Enter the user name.
    Password Enter the password.
  5. Click Validate.
  6. In the Nickname text box, enter a nickname.
  7. (Optional) In the Notes text box, you can add a note if necessary.
  8. Click Submit.