Panhandler is a tool to manage and share PAN-OS configuration sets called Skillets. A configuration set can be a full device configuration, or a set of configuration elements. Panhandler allows you to import git repositories that contain one or more of these configuration templates. Each template contains a set of configuration elements and variables that can be customized for each deployment. Variables are presented in an auto-generated web form for an operator to complete. Once complete, the template is rendered and pushed to a PAN-OS device.

Skillets allow an architect or builder to create a fully customizable configuration set with the correct level of abstraction for their organization’s needs. For example, the PAN-OS GUI may offer 20 different options for a given feature, however, in your organization you may want to standardize on 18 of those and allow customization of only 2 options. Skillets allow you to do just that.

For more information about Skillets, see the Live community page.

For more information about building Skillets, see the Skillet Builder Documentation.


This software is provided without support, warranty, or guarantee. Use at your own risk.

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