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Palo Alto Networks PCNSE Exam Actual Questions

The questions for PCNSE were last updated on April 10, 2024.
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Question #1 Topic 1

Which CLI command is used to simulate traffic going through the firewall and determine which Security policy rule, NAT translation, static route, or PBF rule will be triggered by the traffic?

  • A. check
  • B. find
  • C. test
  • D. sim
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Correct Answer: C 🗳️
Reference:
http://www.shanekillen.com/2014/02/palo-alto-useful-cli-commands.html

Question #2 Topic 1

Refer to the exhibit.

An organization has Palo Alto Networks NGFWs that send logs to remote monitoring and security management platforms. The network team has reported excessive traffic on the corporate WAN.
How could the Palo Alto Networks NGFW administrator reduce WAN traffic while maintaining support for all the existing monitoring/security platforms?

  • A. Forward logs from firewalls only to Panorama and have Panorama forward logs to other external services.
  • B. Forward logs from external sources to Panorama for correlation, and from Panorama send them to the NGFW.
  • C. Configure log compression and optimization features on all remote firewalls.
  • D. Any configuration on an M-500 would address the insufficient bandwidth concerns.
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Correct Answer: A 🗳️

Question #3 Topic 1

A customer wants to set up a VLAN interface for a Layer 2 Ethernet port.
Which two mandatory options are used to configure a VLAN interface? (Choose two.)

  • A. Virtual router
  • B. Security zone
  • C. ARP entries
  • D. Netflow Profile
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Correct Answer: CD 🗳️

Question #4 Topic 1

An administrator has been asked to configure a Palo Alto Networks NGFW to provide protection against worms and trojans.
Which Security Profile type will protect against worms and trojans?

  • A. Anti-Spyware
  • B. Instruction Prevention
  • C. File Blocking
  • D. Antivirus
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Correct Answer: D 🗳️
Reference:
https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/documentation/80/pan-os/pan-os/policy/security-profiles

Question #5 Topic 1

A company needs to preconfigure firewalls to be sent to remote sites with the least amount of preconfiguration. Once deployed, each firewall must establish secure tunnels back to multiple regional data centers to include the future regional data centers.
Which VPN configuration would adapt to changes when deployed to the future site?

  • A. Preconfigured GlobalProtect satellite
  • B. Preconfigured GlobalProtect client
  • C. Preconfigured IPsec tunnels
  • D. Preconfigured PPTP Tunnels
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Correct Answer: A 🗳️

Question #6 Topic 1

An administrator has been asked to configure active/passive HA for a pair of Palo Alto Networks NGFWs. The administrator assigns priority 100 to the active firewall.
Which priority is correct for the passive firewall?

  • A. 0
  • B. 99
  • C. 1
  • D. 255
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Correct Answer: D 🗳️
Reference:
https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/7-1/pan-os-admin/high-availability/device-priority-and-preemption

Question #7 Topic 1

An administrator pushes a new configuration from Panorama to a pair of firewalls that are configured as an active/passive HA pair.
Which NGFW receives the configuration from Panorama?

  • A. The passive firewall, which then synchronizes to the active firewall
  • B. The active firewall, which then synchronizes to the passive firewall
  • C. Both the active and passive firewalls, which then synchronize with each other
  • D. Both the active and passive firewalls independently, with no synchronization afterward
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Correct Answer: D 🗳️

Question #8 Topic 1

An administrator cannot see any Traffic logs from the Palo Alto Networks NGFW in Panorama reports. The configuration problem seems to be on the firewall.
Which settings, if configured incorrectly, most likely would stop only Traffic logs from being sent from the firewall to Panorama?
A.

B.

C.

D.

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Correct Answer: B

Question #9 Topic 1

When configuring a GlobalProtect Portal, what is the purpose of specifying an Authentication Profile?

  • A. To enable Gateway authentication to the Portal
  • B. To enable Portal authentication to the Gateway
  • C. To enable user authentication to the Portal
  • D. To enable client machine authentication to the Portal
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Correct Answer: C 🗳️
The additional options of Browser and Satellite enable you to specify the authentication profile to use for specific scenarios. Select Browser to specify the authentication profile to use to authenticate a user accessing the portal from a web browser with the intent of downloading the GlobalProtect agent (Windows and
Mac). Select Satellite to specify the authentication profile to use to authenticate the satellite.

Reference -
https://www.paloaltonetworks.com/documentation/80/pan-os/web-interface-help/globalprotect/network-globalprotect-portals

Question #10 Topic 1

If a template stack is assigned to a device and the stack includes three templates with overlapping settings, which settings are published to the device when the template stack is pushed?

  • A. The settings assigned to the template that is on top of the stack.
  • B. The administrator will be promoted to choose the settings for that chosen firewall.
  • C. All the settings configured in all templates.
  • D. Depending on the firewall location, Panorama decides with settings to send.
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Correct Answer: A 🗳️

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