In order to ensure a successful configuration, we need to know about the types of network traffic the firewall will manage.
If you connect via cable modem or DSL with a router, you likely use DHCP. No Internet connection information is usually required, although some service providers require a host name.
If you connect via a home DSL, you likely use PPPoE.
If you connect via T1/E1, static broadband, cable or DSL with a static IP.
If you connect via a dial-up connection, you likely use PPTP.
If you connect via cable modem or DSL with a router, you likely use DHCP, no Internet connection information is usually required, although some service providers require a host name.
SonicWALL will review best practice for this setup, specifically:
List any additional static routes besides the default route.
Provide information below for each object. You may create up to 20 objects.
Example for type: Host
Example for type: Range
Provide information below for each service group. You may create up to 5 groups.
Provide information below for each service group. You may create up to 10 policies.
Provide information below for each access rule/policy. You may create up to 10 rules/policies.
Creating an access rule to your public web server on the LAN:
Provide information below for each site-to-site or client-to-site VPN. You may create up to six VPNs.
Example for a site-to-site VPN with a dynamically addressed peer
Example Policy 1
Note: the IP address range and locations cannot overlap with manually configured servers or DHCP scopes on any device.
If you purchased a SonicWALL security service such as Gateway Anti-Virus, Anti-Spyware and Intrusion Prevention Service or Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite, please provide the product key(s) you have for the security services you want activated (you may have one key that is a comprehensive key which covers all these services).
Based on the services purchased, SonicWALL will review and set up the appropriate service.
If you purchased SonicWALL Content Filtering Service (Standard or Premium Edition) and would like SonicWALL to activate the service, please provide the key.
SonicWALL Content Filtering Service allows you to choose ratings categories of Web content to block. By default, SonicWALL will select all categories when activating the service. If you want only select categories to be blocked, please provide a list of the required categories based on the level of service (Standard or Premium) you purchased. You can find information on ratings categories at http://www.sonicwall.com/us/products/5255.html.
List of Ratings Categories to Block (if not All).
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