There are several advantages to implementing a route-based VPN (a.k.a. tunnel interface VPN) instead of a site-to-site one. While both establish a secure tunnel between appliances, a route policy controls the traffic that passes through the tunnel, giving you more flexibility for the services (ports) you want to open across the tunnel as well as redundancy to reroute traffic in case of an outage between the appliances.Read more
Dell SonicWALL’s CSSA (Certified SonicWALL Security Administrator) exam is an open book, online certification exam that certifies a student’s understanding of the SonicOS Unified Threat Management (UTM) operating system. The exam tests a student’s network security knowledge, and their ability to use the GUI menu structure for configuration of standard network security scenarios.Read more
Besides monitoring various aspects of traffic the SonicWALL Visualization Dashboard also offers a Create Rule option, allowing you to control the traffic and change the format of the view from a list to a graph or flow chart.
This monitor requires having a minimum of a TZ210 or higher model as well as the Application Visualization license. You will also need to enable AppFlow to Local Collector and Real Time Data Collection (which you find under LOG > Flow Reporting > Settings), and it will require a restart of the appliance.Read more
The SonicWALL Visualization Dashboard gives you an interface to monitor your network in real time, providing flow charts of data, customizable rules, and flexible settings. With the Visualization Dashboard, you can view and sort real-time network and bandwidth data. This allows you to identify applications and web sites with high bandwidth demands, view application usage on a per-user basis, and anticipate attacks and threats encountered by the network. Here we will cover two new features available, the App Flow Monitor and Real-Time Monitor. Each feature provides you with updated streaming qualities. The Dashboard will appear as the first item on top of the SonicOS left-side menu.Read more