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Palo Alto Networks PCNSA Exam Actual Questions

The questions for PCNSA were last updated on July 20, 2024.
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Question #1 Topic 1

DRAG DROP -
Match the Palo Alto Networks Security Operating Platform architecture to its description.
Select and Place:

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Correct Answer:

Question #2 Topic 1

Which plane on a Palo Alto Networks Firewall provides configuration, logging, and reporting functions on a separate processor?

  • A. management
  • B. network processing
  • C. data
  • D. security processing
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Correct Answer: A 🗳️

Question #3 Topic 1

A security administrator has configured App-ID updates to be automatically downloaded and installed. The company is currently using an application identified by
App-ID as SuperApp_base.
On a content update notice, Palo Alto Networks is adding new app signatures labeled SuperApp_chat and SuperApp_download, which will be deployed in 30 days.
Based on the information, how is the SuperApp traffic affected after the 30 days have passed?

  • A. All traffic matching the SuperApp_chat, and SuperApp_download is denied because it no longer matches the SuperApp-base application
  • B. No impact because the apps were automatically downloaded and installed
  • C. No impact because the firewall automatically adds the rules to the App-ID interface
  • D. All traffic matching the SuperApp_base, SuperApp_chat, and SuperApp_download is denied until the security administrator approves the applications
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Correct Answer: C 🗳️

Question #4 Topic 1

How many zones can an interface be assigned with a Palo Alto Networks firewall?

  • A. two
  • B. three
  • C. four
  • D. one
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Correct Answer: D 🗳️
Reference:
https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/8-1/pan-os-web-interface-help/network/network-zones/security-zone-overview

Question #5 Topic 1

Which two configuration settings shown are not the default? (Choose two.)

  • A. Enable Security Log
  • B. Server Log Monitor Frequency (sec)
  • C. Enable Session
  • D. Enable Probing
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Correct Answer: BC 🗳️
Reference:
https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/8-0/pan-os-web-interface-help/user-identification/device-user-identification-user-mapping/enable-server- monitoring

Question #6 Topic 1

Which dataplane layer of the graphic shown provides pattern protection for spyware and vulnerability exploits on a Palo Alto Networks Firewall?

  • A. Signature Matching
  • B. Network Processing
  • C. Security Processing
  • D. Data Interfaces
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Correct Answer: A 🗳️

Question #7 Topic 1

Which option shows the attributes that are selectable when setting up application filters?

  • A. Category, Subcategory, Technology, and Characteristic
  • B. Category, Subcategory, Technology, Risk, and Characteristic
  • C. Name, Category, Technology, Risk, and Characteristic
  • D. Category, Subcategory, Risk, Standard Ports, and Technology
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Correct Answer: B 🗳️
Reference:
https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/7-1/pan-os-web-interface-help/objects/objects-application-filters

Question #8 Topic 1

Actions can be set for which two items in a URL filtering security profile? (Choose two.)

  • A. Block List
  • B. Custom URL Categories
  • C. PAN-DB URL Categories
  • D. Allow List
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Correct Answer: AD 🗳️

Question #9 Topic 1

DRAG DROP -
Match the Cyber-Attack Lifecycle stage to its correct description.
Select and Place:

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Correct Answer:

Question #10 Topic 1

Which two statements are correct about App-ID content updates? (Choose two.)

  • A. Updated application content might change how Security policy rules are enforced.
  • B. After an application content update, new applications must be manually classified prior to use.
  • C. Existing security policy rules are not affected by application content updates.
  • D. After an application content update, new applications are automatically identified and classified.
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Correct Answer: CD 🗳️

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