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Dell SonicWall NSA 2600 Getting Started Manual

Dell SonicWall NSA 2600 Getting Started Manual


For localized product information, see page 48.
Para informação localizada do produto, veja página 50.
Dell SonicWALL Network Security Appliances
NSA 2600
Getting Started Guide


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  • Page 1 Dell SonicWALL Network Security Appliances NSA 2600 NET WORK SECURIT Y Getting Started Guide For localized product information, see page 48. Para informação localizada do produto, veja página 50.
  • Page 2 All rights reserved. Trademarks: Dell™, the DELL logo, SonicWALL™, and all other SonicWALL product and service names and slogans are trademarks of Dell, Inc. Other product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective companies and are the sole property of their respective manufacturers.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    In this Guide The Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 appliance is designed to be the most scalable, reliable, and best performing multifunction appliance in its class. This Getting Started Guide provides instructions for basic installation and configuration of the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600.
  • Page 4: In This Guide

    37 • "Configuring L2 Bridge Mode" on page 43 Additional Information The following sections provide additional information for the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 appliance. • "Support and Training Options" on page 45 • "Product Safety and Regulatory Information"...
  • Page 5 | In this Guide...
  • Page 6 Introduction to the NSA Appliance In this Section: This section describes the items shipped with the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 appliance, provides front and rear illustrations of the NSA appliance, and includes a flow diagram illustrating the steps for setting up the appliance.
  • Page 7: Nsa 2600 Package Contents

    SonicWALL NSA 2600 CONSOLE MGMT Dell SonicWALL Network Security Appliance NET WORK SECURIT Y NSA 2600 Getting Started Guide Missing Items? If any items are missing from your package, contact Dell SonicWALL Support: Web: Email: | NSA 2600 Package Contents...
  • Page 8: The Front Panel

    1 Gigabit Ethernet Management Interface Interface (CLI) via the enclosed serial CLI cable SDHC Expansion Module ALARM TEST SonicWALL NSA 2600 CONSOLE MGMT Expansion Module Bay Reset Button For Dell SonicWALL-approved expansion modules Press and hold for several seconds to set the appliance into Safe Mode.
  • Page 9: The Back Panel

    The Back Panel Fans (2) Dual auto-throttling fans for system temperature control Power Supply Provides power to the Dell SonicWALL appliance by plugging in the AC cord and switching the appliance on Note: See "Safety and Regulatory Information" on page 52 for important additional information on power supply requirements for the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 appliance.
  • Page 10: Using This Getting Started Guide

    Using this Getting Started Guide The following flow chart illustrates the necessary steps in the process of getting started with your new Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 appliance. Configuration Process Verify Start Up Perform Initial Pre-Configuration Management Setup Requirements Computer Registration, Licensing, and Deployment Process...
  • Page 11 | Using this Getting Started Guide...
  • Page 12 Configuring the Appliance In this Section: This section provides an overview of available WAN types, a section to record configuration information, and initial setup information and procedures. • "Determining the WAN Type" on page 12 • "System Requirements" on page 12 •...
  • Page 13: Determining The Wan Type

    Determining the WAN Type Note: For more information regarding other supported WAN types such as Wire Mode or Tap Mode, refer to the SonicOS Administrator’s Guide. Before configuring your NSA appliance, you will need to determine the type of WAN connection your setup will use. SonicOS supports the following types: •...
  • Page 14: Recording Configuration Information

    Host Name: LAN IP Address: Select a static IP address for your DHCP Dell SonicWALL appliance that is within the range of your local network. _________________________________ (default is _____._____._____._____ If you are IP Address: _____._____._____._____...
  • Page 15: Initial Setup

    Initial Setup The diagram below illustrates how to connect your management computer to the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 appliance for initial setup. Dell SonicWALL Appliance SDHC 120V AC ALARM Expansion Module TEST SonicWALL NSA 2600 (U.S.) MGMT MGMT CONSOLE MGMT...
  • Page 16 LEDs are no longer illuminated and the Power LEDs remain • "Using the Setup Wizard" on page 16 steadily lit, the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 appliance is ready Connecting the MGMT Port for configuration. This typically occurs within a few minutes of turning on the power.
  • Page 17: Using The Setup Wizard

    Using the Setup Wizard Launch the Dell SonicWALL Setup Wizard by clicking the first Here link. This wizard helps you quickly configure the Dell SonicWALL appliance to secure your Internet When you are ready to begin initial setup, configure your connection.
  • Page 18: Testing Your Internet Connection

    Connect one end of an Ethernet cable to your computer or to your local network switch or other networking device. If you cannot view the Dell SonicWALL home page, try one of Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to the X0 these solutions: (LAN) port on your Dell SonicWALL NSA appliance.
  • Page 19: Internet Access

    Internet Access The diagram below illustrates how to connect your computer to the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 appliance for Internet access. Dell SonicWALL Appliance SDHC 120V AC Expansion Module ALARM TEST SonicWALL NSA 2600 (U.S.) CONSOLE MGMT X0 (LAN) X1 (WAN)
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting Your Connections

    • Did you try restarting your management station while it is connected to the Dell SonicWALL appliance? If you cannot connect to the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 or the Setup Wizard does not display, consider the following: • Are the Local Area Connection settings on your computer set to one of the following?: •...
  • Page 21 | Troubleshooting Your Connections...
  • Page 22 "Activating & Managing Licenses Using MySonicWALL" on page 26 • "Upgrading Firmware" on page 27 Note: Registration is an important part of the setup process and is necessary in order to receive the benefits of Dell SonicWALL security services, firmware updates, and technical support.
  • Page 23: Using Mysonicwall

    Using MySonicWALL Creating a MySonicWALL Account Dell SonicWALL requires a MySonicWALL account prior to A MySonicWALL account is required in order to register the Dell configuring your appliance. If you already have a SonicWALL NSA 2600 appliance. Create a new MySonicWALL MySonicWALL account, you can continue to "Registration...
  • Page 24: Registration Overview

    After you have completed the Setup Wizard and can Dell SonicWALL appliance, Dell SonicWALL recommends successfully connect to your Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600 registering your appliance through the SonicOS management appliance and access the Internet, you are ready to register the interface.
  • Page 25: Alternative Registration Options

    To manually synchronize licenses with MySonicWALL from the SonicOS interface: If you have registered your Dell SonicWALL appliance through Log in to your Dell SonicWALL appliance and navigate to the SonicOS interface, you can continue to "Security Services the System > Licenses page.
  • Page 26: Security Services And Software

    The following products and services are available for the Dell Security Services and Software SonicWALL NSA 2600: • Service Bundles: • Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite The My Products > Product Management page in • McAfee: Client/Server Anti-Virus Suite MySonicWALL lists security services, support options, and •...
  • Page 27: Activating & Managing Licenses Using Mysonicwall

    In the MySonicWALL My Products page, click the appliance Name. The Applicable Services table displays a list of services that are already licensed on your Dell SonicWALL appliance. If you registered your appliance through SonicOS, all licensed Note that your initial purchase may have included security services are already activated.
  • Page 28: Upgrading Firmware

    Saving a Backup Copy of Your Preferences Upgrading Firmware Before beginning the update process, make a system backup on your Dell SonicWALL appliance. The backup feature saves a Dell SonicWALL recommends that you run the latest available copy of the current system state, firmware, and configuration firmware on your security appliance.
  • Page 29 To obtain a new SonicOS firmware image file for your Perform the following steps to upload new firmware to your Dell SonicWALL security appliance, perform the following Dell SonicWALL appliance and use your current configuration steps: settings upon startup. In a browser on your management computer, log into your MySonicWALL account at <>.
  • Page 30 If you restarted with factory default settings, enter page 7 to locate the Reset button. the default user name and password (admin / password) to The Test light begins to blink when the Dell SonicWALL access the SonicOS management interface. security appliance has rebooted into SafeMode.
  • Page 31 | Upgrading Firmware...
  • Page 32 Deployment Scenarios In this Section: This section provides configuration overviews, as well as deployment scenarios for your Dell SonicWALL NSA appliance. • "Advanced Deployment Scenarios" on page 32 • "Configuring NAT Mode Gateway" on page 36 • "Configuring a Stateful HA Pair"...
  • Page 33: Advanced Deployment Scenarios

    "Scenario C: L2 Bridge Mode" on page 35 gateway appliance. Existing SonicWALL gateway appliance NSA appliance in addition to an existing "Scenario B: Stateful HA Pair" on page 34 Dell SonicWALL gateway appliance. SDHC SDHC Expansion Module ALARM TEST ALARM...
  • Page 34 Two Internet connections may be routed through the NSA appliance for load balancing and failover purposes. Because only a single Dell SonicWALL appliance is deployed, the added benefits of high availability with a stateful synchronized pair are not available.
  • Page 35 Scenario B: Stateful HA Pair For network installations with two Dell SonicWALL NSA Dell SonicWALL Dell SonicWALL NSA Appliance 1 appliance configured as a stateful synchronized pair for HA/Failover Pair SDHC redundant High Availability (HA) networking. ALARM Expansion Module TEST...
  • Page 36 Third Party Gateway gateway. Dell SonicWALL NSA Appliance Internet or LAN Segment 2 In this scenario, the original gateway is maintained. The Dell SonicWALL NSA appliance is integrated seamlessly into the SDHC Expansion Module ALARM TEST...
  • Page 37: Configuring Nat Mode Gateway

    Configuring NAT Mode Gateway Dell SonicWALL NSA Appliance SDHC Expansion Module ALARM TEST This section provides an overview of a Dell SonicWALL NSA SonicWALL NSA 2600 CONSOLE MGMT appliance operating as a single network gateway in NAT mode, ISP 1...
  • Page 38: Configuring A Stateful Ha Pair

    Translation based on matching combinations of Source IP address, Destination IP address, and Destination Services. Policy-based NAT allows you to deploy different types of NAT This section provides instructions for configuring a pair of Dell simultaneously. SonicWALL NSA appliances for Stateful High Availability (HA).
  • Page 39: Initial High Availability Setup

    HA on the Primary appliance, it communicates the settings to the Secondary appliance. Initial High Availability Setup To configure HA on the Primary Dell SonicWALL, log in to your Before you begin the configuration of HA on the Primary Primary appliance and perform the following steps: Dell SonicWALL security appliance, perform the following tasks: Navigate to the High Availability >...
  • Page 40: Configuring Ha Monitoring Settings

    Configuring HA Monitoring Settings In the Primary IP Address field, enter the unique LAN or WAN management IP address of the Primary appliance. After configuring the HA settings, you need to configure the In the Secondary IP Address field, enter the unique LAN Monitoring settings for the LAN or WAN.This includes or WAN management IP address of the Secondary appliance.
  • Page 41: Configuring Optional Ha Settings

    Configuring Optional HA Settings The Failover Trigger Level sets the number of heartbeats that can be missed before failing over. Dell SonicWALL recommends leaving this field at its default setting. This The following settings are optional. You can configure these field can be tuned later as necessary for your specific settings from the High Availability >...
  • Page 42: Ha License Configuration Overview

    You can configure HA license synchronization by associating Once both appliances are registered, you can then follow the two Dell SonicWALL security appliances as HA Primary and HA steps below to associate the two Dell SonicWALL appliances. Secondary on MySonicWALL.
  • Page 43: Verifying High Availability Setup

    Primary, including its IP registration link. This allows the unit to synchronize with the addresses and Ethernet MAC addresses. Dell SonicWALL license server and share licenses with the associated appliance. Log into the Secondary Dell SonicWALL appliance’s unique LAN/WAN IP address.
  • Page 44: Configuring L2 Bridge Mode

    Internet gateway device. The only step involved in setting up your primary bridge interface is to Connect the X1 port on your Dell SonicWALL NSA appliance to the LAN port on your existing Internet gateway device. Then...
  • Page 45 Configuring the Secondary Bridge Interface Configure management options (HTTP, HTTPS, Ping, SNMP, SSH, User logins, or HTTP redirects). Navigate to the Network > Interfaces page from the navigation panel. Click the Configure icon in the right column of the X0 (LAN) Note: Do not enable Never route traffic on this bridge-pair interface.
  • Page 46 Support and Training Options In this Section: This section provides overviews of customer support and training options for the Dell SonicWALL NSA 2600. • "Customer Support" on page 46 • "Knowledge Portal" on page 46 • "User Forums" on page 47 •...
  • Page 47: Customer Support

    Designed for customers with Dell SonicWALL NSA solutions, The Knowledge Portal is a resource which allows users to Dell SonicWALL NSA Support 24x7 is an around-the-clock search for Dell SonicWALL documents based on the following support service that includes phone, email and Web-based types of search tools: technical support, software and firmware updates and upgrades •...
  • Page 48: User Forums

    User Forums Training The Dell SonicWALL User Forums is a resource that provides Dell SonicWALL offers an extensive sales and technical training users the ability to communicate and discuss a variety of curriculum for Network Administrators, Security Experts and security and appliance subject matters. In this forum, the...
  • Page 49: Related Documentation

    Related Documentation Additionally Supported Languages See the following related documents for more information: Dell SonicWALL Getting Started Guides, Quick Start Guides, User Guides, appliance firmware, and various end-user clients • Dell SonicWALL SonicOS Administrator’s Guide are now available in multiple languages.
  • Page 50 Dell SonicWALL Getting Started 가이드 , Quick Start 가이드 , 사용자 가이드 , 어플라이언스 펌웨어 및 다양한 엔드유져 클라 Dell SonicWALL 導入ガ イ ド 、 ク イ ッ ク ス タ ー ト ガ イ ド 、 ユー 이언트가 다국어를 지원합니다 . 다음에서 사용 가능한 한국어...
  • Page 51 Localizada As Guias de noções básicas, Guias de início rápido, Guias de Usuário, firmware de aplicações, e varios clientes de usuário final de Dell SonicWALL estão agora disponíveis em varias línguas. Pode encontrar a documentação disponível em Português em
  • Page 52 Product Safety and Regulatory Information In this Section: This section provides regulatory along with trademark and copyright information. • "Safety and Regulatory Information" on page 52 • "Warranty Information" on page 55 • "Copyright Notice" on page 55...
  • Page 53 Regulatory Model/Type Product Name The Lithium Battery used in the Dell SonicWALL Internet security appliance may not be replaced by the user. The appliance must be returned to a Dell SonicWALL 1RK29-0A9 NSA 2600 authorized service center for replacement with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer.
  • Page 54 Die in der Internet Security Appliance von Dell SonicWALL verwendete Lithiumbatterie darf nicht vom Benutzer ausgetauscht werden. Zum Austauschen •必須使用四顆與機架設計相容的安裝螺釘,並用手鎖緊螺釘, der Batterie muss die Dell SonicWALL in ein von Dell SonicWALL autorisiertes 確定安裝牢固。選擇一個安裝位置,將四個裝載洞孔對齊 19 Service-Center gebracht werden. Dort wird die Batterie durch denselben oder 吋架設機櫃的安裝桿。...
  • Page 55 Cet appareil numérique de la classe A est conforme à toutes la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Caution: Modifying this equipment or using this equipment for purposes not shown in this manual without the written consent of Dell, Inc. could void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. India RoHS Statement...
  • Page 56 All Dell SonicWALL appliances come with a 1-year Limited Hardware Warranty which provides delivery of critical replacement parts for defective parts under warranty. In addition, for 90 days from the warranty start date, Dell SonicWALL appliances are entitled to a Limited Software Warranty, which provides bug fixes, updates, and any maintenance releases that occur during the coverage term.
  • Page 57 | Copyright Notice...

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