4.2 Ensure 'Applications and Threats Update Schedule' is set to download and install updates at daily or shorter intervals


Set the Applications and Threats Update Schedule to download and install updates at daily or shorter intervals.

New Applications and Threats file versions may be released at any time. With a frequent update schedule, the firewall can ensure threats with new signatures are quickly mitigated, and the latest application signatures are applied.


Navigate to Device > Dynamic Updates > Application and Threats Update Schedule.

Set Action to 'Download and Install'.

Set Recurrence to 'Daily, Hourly or Every 30 Minutes'.

Default Value:
This setting is by default set to Weekly.

Tips for Managing Content Updates - https://live.paloaltonetworks.com/docs/DOC- 1578

PAN-OS Administrator's Guide 9.0 (English) -Dynamic Content Updates - https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/9-0/pan-os-admin/software-and-content-updates/dynamic-content-updates.html

PAN-OS Administrator's Guide 9.0 (English) - Install Content Updates - https://docs.paloaltonetworks.com/pan-os/9-0/pan-os-admin/software-and-content-updates/install-content-and-software-updates.html

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