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| August 30th, 2016 | No Comments »

Yesterday during the Dell PEAK 2016 conference in Las Vegas, SonicWALL's new logo was revealed! What do you think? Read more...

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Solution to your SonicPoint WLAN woes.

| February 12th, 2011 | 101 Comments »
Small Network Deployment

I recently blogged an article on how to quickly and easily configure a SonicPoint with your SonicWALL firewall. If you haven't read it, you can read it here before reading further. If you have read it, keep on reading! Below is an example of a typical but small deployment utilizing a SonicPoint for wireless access. As you ...

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Feeling locked out? Reset web access via CLI.

| February 4th, 2011 | 1 Comment »
SonicWALL interface admin

SonicWALL isn't known for their CLI, and why would you really want to use it when you can easily administer the firewall from its web interface! Having access to the CLI can come in handy if you, for whatever reason, locked yourself out from web access. I will show you how you can reset/enable the ...

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Sonicpoint: How-to

| January 30th, 2011 | 18 Comments »

SonicWALL comes with nifty little access points called Sonicpoint's. They can either be plugged in directly to your SonicWALL TZ or NSA series firewalls. They are PoE capable which makes installation a breeze if plugging them into PoE(802.3af) capable switchports. If you do not have PoE switchports, you will need their power injector which I am ...

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SonicWALL CSSA

| January 15th, 2011 | 12 Comments »

Not much has been blogged about SonicwWALL's CSSA(Certified Sonicwall Security Administrator) certification program, so I think I'll take a stab at it! Last month my company was visited by Sonicwall to take a 2 day course on administering and securing Sonicwall firewalls. Believe it or not, there was no catch, other than having to wake up ...

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When “deny any” doesn’t deny all!

| December 27th, 2010 | 9 Comments »

I recently came across this discussion and thought I'd shed some light. A user wants to deny all traffic outbound a specific interface. Let's say it is ethernetO. The best way to test this is to create an ACL and apply it to your interface outbound, and ping out from an internal device. You won't ...

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Vidyo Telepresence

| September 18th, 2010 | 1 Comment »

Yes, I know, it's not Cisco related. But having spent some time on their products and recently finishing a 3-day technical training course, this is my review of Vidyo's Personal Telepresence. I am going to  break it down into just a handful of topics. Overview Pricing/Products Configuration/Setup Final Thoughts. Overview Here's a quick primer on Vidyo Inc. Founded in 2005 and ...

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