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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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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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 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? [closed]

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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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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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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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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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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Accessing LAN resources from WLAN using SonicWALL TZ 215 wireless-N

I'm trying to allow clients connected to my SonicWALL's wireless network to connect to computers on the wired LAN. I am aware that this is a security risk. I set up the firewall to allow the ...
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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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Why aren't certain devices getting an ip address over the wifi?

Here is how our network is setup: We have one Sonicwall NSA 3500 that feeds internet to the entire campus. Connected to the Sonicwall is a Dell PowerConnect 5548. Connected to that are the 4 main ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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ssh_dispatch_run_fatal: Connection to x.x.x.x port 22: key type does not match

I'm running into a bizarre error with SSH to a Sonicwall device which I'm unable to resolve. The issue only seem to occur on OS X (10.11)'s built in SSH. I can successfully ssh to the firewall from ...
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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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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 ...
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What process on a SonicWall Security Appliance Checks the DPI-SSL Client Inspection?

I'm interested in determining if there is high CPU usage on a SonicWall Security Appliance, but I don't know which process to check for high CPU usage. There are various options for this in the UI ...
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Handshake violation when trying to access one website

I have a TZ 190 Wireless Enhanced with SonicOS Enhanced 4.2.1.0-20e. Yesterday, people could access without any problems a bank website wich uses HTTPS. Today, it is imposible to access only that ...
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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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SNMP Walk vs MIB OID Listing

(There is a question at the end of this story, stay with me!) After much research I believe I've begun to understand the basics of SNMP. I always knew that an SNMP management system would consume ...
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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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SonicWALL - frequent reboots

I have a SonicWALL TZ 215 with firmware version 5.8.1.9-43o that frequently reboots itself. In the past 3 months there were 20 restarts of this device. Is this normal? I guess not... In the logs I ...
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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 ...