Docs and tutorial for Skillet template building


Docs, tools and tutorial for Skillet Building

The Skillet Builder documentation provides detailed information for each builder tool.

Using these tools, it is possible to manually configure a NGFW, then generate a skillet from those changes. That skillet can then be used to configure N number of other NGFWs with some light editing to add variables.

There is also a tutorial branch walking the user through an example Skillet use case.

Quick start

You can use Appetizer to quickly spin up a Skillet Builder container to test these tools:

docker run -it --rm -p 8088:8080 -e 'REPO=' \
  -e 'BRANCH=develop' \ 
  --name "Skillet Builder"

Usage in Panhandler

These tools require the latest Panhandler container, which can be found in the Panhandler Docs.

Support Policy

The code and templates in the repo are released under an as-is, best effort, support policy. These scripts should be seen as community supported and Palo Alto Networks will contribute our expertise as and when possible. We do not provide technical support or help in using or troubleshooting the components of the project through our normal support options such as Palo Alto Networks support teams, or ASC (Authorized Support Centers) partners and backline support options. The underlying product used (the VM-Series firewall) by the scripts or templates are still supported, but the support is only for the product functionality and not for help in deploying or using the template or script itself. Unless explicitly tagged, all projects or work posted in our GitHub repository (at or sites other than our official Downloads page on are provided under the best effort policy.

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