SonicWall (styled SonicWALL), originally a private company headquartered in San Jose, California, and now owned by Dell, sells a range of Internet appliances primarily directed at content control and network security. These include devices providing services for network firewalls, UTMs (Unified ...

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LDAP authentication for SonicWALL VPN

I'm trying to configure my SonicWALL to allow LDAP authentication for VPN users. I've done this before with another device, and I remember it being pretty simple. But I can't get it to work this ...
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Linux servers seeing bad download performance behind Sonicwall firewall

I'm working with a pair of co-located CentOS Linux servers sitting behind a Sonicwall PRO 2040 Enhanced firewall running in transparent bridge mode. These servers are having a strange problem ...
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SonicWall “gotchas”?

We're looking to move away from PFSense and CARP to a pair of SonicWall NSA 24001 configured in Active/Passive for High Availability. I've never dealt with SonicWall before, so is there anything I ...
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Improving VPN performance - stronger encryption = more performance?

I have a site-to-site VPN set up with two SonicWall's (a TZ170 and a Pro1260). It was suggested to me that turning off encryption (so the VPN is tunneling only) would improve performance. (I'm not ...
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Sonicwall NSA 240 Multiple WAN IP Addresses

This is I'm sure a very simple question for a server admin, but not so much for a programmer who doesn't want to break internet access for the entire company. Our cable provider assigned to us two ...
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SonicWall and Windows CA

I'm attempting to import a certificate created by a CA I've set up in Windows using AD CS. I've done the following: 1) Created my own CA (MyCompany) 2) Enabled web services (mostly for ease of ...
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How do I route a public IP range over an IPSEC VPN?

So, I have an established IPSec Site to Site tunnel. Site A has a SonicWall, Site B has a EdgeRouter. The first tunnel consists of Site A's NATed ips to Site B's NATed ips. Everything works as ...
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Where can I download the latest 64-bit edition of Sonicwall SSL-VPN NetExtender for Windows 7?

Does anyone know where to download the latest edition of the 64-bit version of SonicWall SSL-VPN NetExtender for Windows 7?
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Mysterious Bandwidth Usage

We use a SonicWall NSA 3500 as our main router. We have a SonicWall Analyzer virtual appliance too that takes information from the NSA 3500 and determines all kinds of stuff, such as bandwidth usage. ...
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How to configure remote access to multiple subnets behind a SonicWALL NSA 2400

I have a client that uses a SonicWALL NSA 2400 as their firewall. I need to setup a second LAN subnet for a handful of PC. Management has decided that there should be a second subnet even though ...
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DNS and PING failure - Windows 2003 DNS and SonicWall NSA240

I am hoping someone can shed some light on this one... I have two Windows 2003 DC's - both running DNS, there are several Windows 2008 R2 and one Windows 2012 Standard server running as member ...
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New Fiber Optic Internet Connection, want to use Sonicwall TZ200 as main router, WAN/VLAN

Key Facts: We have a new internet connection with Movistar. It is a 100/10 Mbit line. We want to use the TZ200 as our main router. The Fiber Optic router is a ONT I240 The internet router that ...
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Configuring Sonicwall to route VLAN traffic to internet

I have a Sonicwall NSA 2400 that had its configuration reset and I'm having trouble reconfiguring it. The Sonicwall's WAN port (X1) connects to the internet. Its LAN port (X0) connects to a 3Com ...
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how can I stop my sonicwall TZ-210 (SonicOS Enhanced 5.5.1.0-5o) from responding to arp queries on the wan subnet?

My sonicwall TZ-210 is answering arp queries on the wan subnet (which my isp doesn't like), basically mapping all the wan ips to its own mac address, causing network havoc since it is not set to route ...
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How do I get SonicWALL Global VPN to work with Windows 8.1?

I have been running SonicWALL Global VPN v4.7.3.0403 on Windows 8 without trouble for more than a year. Today I upgraded to Windows 8.1 RTM and noticed that it disabled my Global VPN connection. I ...
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What are the trade-offs between software VPNs (like Hamachi) and dedicated hardware (like SonicWall)?

I support a small office (15 users, ActiveDirectory, Windows 2008 and Windows 7). We've been using LogMeIn Hamachi for VPN, to enable our remote users to get to the file shares from home. It's been ...
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Deny Static IP Assignments

I am currently using a SonicWall Pro 2040 with DHCP enabled, but only with static IPs mapped to specific MAC addresses. There is no dynamic IP scope being used. Currently, no DHCP request will resolve ...
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Local DNS Response Time Problem on SBS 2008

The problem: LAN client computers ping remote.mydomain.com and it resolves to our static, WAN IP Address. It should resolve to our server's local LAN IP Address. The Details: We have a total of one ...
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With SonicWall, cannot access URL inside network

We have a website running on port 80 on our network. Port 80 is forwarded outside of the network, and it is accessible through a URL that points to the IP or the IP itself. However, inside the ...
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Sonicwall routing between multiple subnets on multiple interfaces

As shown by the network diagram below, I have two completely separate networks. One is being managed by a Sonicwall NSA 220, the other by some other router (the brand is not important). My goal is to ...
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Bandwidth Control on our Internet Connection

I have Covad dual/bonded T1 service in our office coming through a Cisco 1841 and then through a Sonicwall 3060Pro/Enhanced SW firewall. The problem I'm looking for some input on is how to limit the ...
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SonicWall traffic analysis

I have Sonic Wall PRO 2040 Standard in domain network. I need to see which pc has high bandwidth usage at the moment, for example streaming music or anti-virus trying to download update, to resolve ...
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site to site VPN

The problem i am facing is establishment of a site to site VPN in between pfSense( version 2.0.1) and SonicWall Pro2040 Enhanced ( Firmware Version: SonicOS Enhanced 4.2.1.4-7e) . All of the ...
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Dynamic DNS with split horizon DNS or hairpin NAT

I would like to host a CalDAV and CardDAV server for devices that will roam between being on the LAN to outside my network (such as my iPhone and laptops). A static IP is prohibitively expensive. I ...
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Site to Site VPN between CISCO 2921 and Sonicwall NSA 3600: NO_PROPOSAL_CHOSEN

I have CISCO 2921 and Sonicwall NSA 3600. I am trying to setup Site to site VPN. I am getting: Received notify. NO_PROPOSAL_CHOSEN in Sonicwall logs and the VPN is not setup. It looks like the ...
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Searching Objects on SonicWALL (NSA 2600, SonicOS 6.1)

Ok, this may sound like a dumb question, but does the SonicOS web interface not have a search option for object definitions? One of my clients recently decided to replace their Astaro Security ...
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How to access devices with static IPs on different subnet than router?

I have a SonicWall TZ100, firmware SonicOS Enhanced 5.8.1.13, with a static subnet of 10.0.6.0/24 on X0. Ports X2-X4 are port shielded to X0. On ports X3 and X4 I have two devices that were moved from ...
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Site to site VPN between Cisco VPN Router and Sonicwall NAT issues

I'm trying to establish a site-to-site VPN connection from office to datacenter. Cisco RV042G and SonicWall NSA2400 In the office; we have the subnet 10.0.0.0/24 defined and hosts from 10.0.0.150 to ...
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sonicwall vpn and NAT

I have a site-to-site VPN set up with a vendor. Let's say the tunnel endpoints are 192.1.1.101 on my side and 192.1.2.0/24 on the vendor's side (which get's NATted to their LAN of 10.x.x.x). This is ...
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What is the purpose of AntiVirus/AntiSpyware within a firewall?

Is there a large need for antivirus/antispyware within a firewall? For example, most sonicwalls come with a gateway antivirus/antispyware. I'm not running a public HTTP server or any type of public ...
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Howto make SonicWall use a specific WAN interface based on IP?

How would I force a set of people based on their IP to use a specific WAN port using a SonicWall FW? Also, how do I setup the second ISP to work on x2? Using a SonicWall NSA240 Enhanced with 5.6 We ...
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How can I setup a Firewall without NAT?

We have 16 IP addresses from our ISP, and are setting up a SonicWall Firewall. I'd like to have the SonicWall do NAT for the LAN, but act as a firewall only (no NAT) for the servers which are using ...
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Easiest software VPN solution in Windows Server 2003

At a client's office, their SonicWALL device is out of commission temporarily, so I've set up a Linksys WRT54G router in its place until we can get a fix. They need some kind of VPN solution, though, ...
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DHCP over VPN between SonicWALL NSA-2400 and NSA-240 loses connectivity each night

In my central office I have a SonicWALL NSA-2400 appliance acting as the hub for several remote offices. It is configured to pass DHCP requests to my internal DHCP server. The VPN connection works ...
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How to monitor user activity with a sonicwall tz205?

How can I centrally monitor users' browsing habits using a Sonicwall tz205, and running on a windows network? I am looking for a report that will show me LAN user's ip address and websites/services ...
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Built-in DNS server for Sonic wall? [closed]

I've got a Sonicwall TZ 215 that is currently being used as a firewall and DHCP server. Is there any built-in DNS server on this device I can use to map internal site names to IP addresses? I had this ...
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ASA and cisco vs NSA sonic firewall

Currently I’m trying to structure our network to fully support and be redundant with BGP/Multi homing. Our current company size is 40 employees but the major part of that is our Development ...
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Is there a way to disable outgoing ARP requests on the wan interface on a sonicwall TZ 210

My internet provider is having a lot of trouble with excessive ARP requests coming from a sonicwall TZ-210. I need to tell the sonicwall not to send so many or to send no ARP requests at all from the ...
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Users connected to VPN, but can't connect to anything on the network

At our small business, we have a server running Windows Server 2008 that acts as active domain directory, DNS, and DHCP, and a SonicWall router running our VPN services, with SonicWall NetExtender as ...
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How to avoid intrusion detection/anti spoofing issue on a sonicwall TZ series FW

We have a sonicwall tz series FW with two internet service providers connected. One of the providers has a wireless service which works a bit like an ethernet switch in that we have an ip with a /24 ...
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DHCP for Multiple Subnets

So this is the current setup - essentially I would like to get my DHCP server, serving DHCP requests for two seperate subnets. Netgear DG834G acting as a modem connected to a Sonicwall Pro 2040. X0 ...
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Sonicwall route traffic through specific interface based on destination

Here's my setup. I have Sonicwall NSA 2400, it is configured with Percentage-Based WAN Load Balancing. LAN Interface: X0 PRI Interface: X1 T1 Interface: X2 My question is, given any LAN->WAN ...
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NSA 220 “Arping entire block”

After a physical move our service provider has assigned us two new static IP addresses. We are having difficulty getting any traffic whatsoever to the second address. Countless hours this week on ...
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Sonicwall Fake network

I have a Sonicwall NSA 3500. My LAN is 192.168.0.0/16 with my Sonicwall at 192.168.11.251 I have a new device that I need to connect, it has 2 NIC cards one communicates with the network, the other ...
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Routing between 2 different subnets on 2 different interfaces in SonicOS

I'm having a bit of a problem allowing traffic between two of my subnets. Here's the structure I've built. The X0 interface has our windows server on it and it handles DHCP/DNS, etc. X1 has the WAN ...
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Sonicwall App Control Advanced

I have a custom application that accesses a remote range of IP addresses, lets say for example 206.0.0.0 - 206.255.255.255, this is UDP based traffic. The issue is, Sonicwall NSA has been configured ...
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Sonicwall settings for Polycom TFTP

I'm switching our VoIP phones (Polycom 301s and 501s) to our data network. They were previously segmented to their own network. This means disabling the DHCP on the Trixbox (Asterisk) server and ...
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Error connecting to Sonicwall L2TP VPN from iPad/iPhone

A client has a Sonicwall Pro 2040 running SonicOS 3.0, and they'd like to be able to use the L2TP VPN client from their iPads to connect to internal services (Citrix, etc). I've enabled the L2TP VPN ...
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SonicWALL TZ 190 Speed Issues

I recently installed a TZ 190 firewall and it is extremely slow when the security services are activated on the LAN zone. The firmware is SonicOS Enhanced 3.9.0.1-6e. It seems to load webpages ...
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Prioritise VOIP traffic over a VPN link

We have recently opened a branch office for developers to work out of. The guys there all have Aastra VoIP 'hard' phones on their desks. The main office and branch offices are linked together via a ...