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Prisma Cloud Host Defender Auto Deploy from a SaaS Portal

1 hour 30 minutes 7 Credits

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GSP837

Google Cloud Self-Paced Labs

Overview

Prisma Cloud provides comprehensive visibility and threat detection for cloud workload in Google Cloud. Prisma Cloud software consists of two components: Console and Defender. Console is Prisma Cloud's management interface. It lets you define policy and monitor your environment. For the Prisma Cloud SaaS edition, the Console is hosted by Palo Alto Networks. Defender is deployed to Google Cloud environment to secure the cloud workload. Defender protects your environment according to the policies set in Console. There are a number of Defender types, Host Defender utilizes Prisma Cloud's model-based approach for protecting hosts that do not run containers.

Host Defender Auto Deployment allows Prisma Cloud customers to deploy Prisma Cloud Host Defender (Security agent) from SaaS based Prisma Cloud Console to the virtual machines (VM) aka compute engine instances in your Google Cloud project automatically. Google Cloud Guest Policy manages Host Defender Auto Deployment to VMs. You can choose the target VMs based on the Guest Policy Assignment. The auto deployment use two of Google Cloud Guest Policy Assignments to allow you to target a group of VMs by using one of the following characteristics:

Guest Policy supports various versions of Linux and Window OS, you can find a completed list of OS at LINK,

What you'll do

  1. Deploy Token Refresher

  2. Deploy Host Defender from Marketplace and create Guest Policy

  3. Deploy VM instance to get Host Defender auto deployed

Prerequisites

A Prisma Cloud SaaS portal. This lab is designed for current Prisma Cloud customers. If you are not a customer, please contact Palo Alto Networks to request a free trial at https://marketplace.paloaltonetworks.com/s/trial.

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