Dell SonicWALL Network Security Basic Administration

Dell SonicWALL Network Security Basic Administration Course Description

Duration: 2.00 days (16 hours)

This course provides you with the background, knowledge, and hands-on experience to begin designing, implementing, and troubleshooting SonicWALL security appliances running SonicOS firmware. Attend this course, and receive one Dell SonicWALL TZ 205 TotalSecure network security appliance and a one-year Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite license.

This technical training covers configuration and deployment of the SonicOS firmware. You will become familiar with a wide spectrum of SonicWALL's innovative feature set, such as Unified Threat Management (UTM), Single Sign On, VPN, SSL VPN, and Content Filtering Service. As you examine the wide array of security features SonicOS has to offer, you will learn validation of settings and troubleshooting techniques using the SonicWALL diagnostic tools. Formative evaluations (knowledge checks and hands-on exercises) are incorporated throughout this course to test new skill sets.

To attend this course, prerequisite skills and knowledge are required, including completing three e-Learning courses prior to beginning this class. Information from these e-Learning modules is included on the certification exam. The prerequisite training is available from SonicWALL at

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Intended Audience for this Dell SonicWALL Network Security Basic Administration Course

  • » System engineers, channel partners, service partners, and system administrators

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Dell SonicWALL Network Security Basic Administration Course Objectives

  • » Design, implement, and troubleshoot SonicWALL security appliances running SonicOS Enhanced firmware
  • » Configure and deploy SonicOS Enhanced firmware
  • » Components of SonicWALL's feature set
  • » Use SonicWALL diagnostic tools to validate and troubleshoot

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Dell SonicWALL Network Security Basic Administration Course Outline

      1. Course Introduction
      2. Operating System Fundamentals
        1. Registration
        2. OS Fundamentals
        3. System Backup and Restore
      3. Scalability and Reliability
        1. WAN ISP Failover and Ethernet Load Balancing
        2. Policy-Based Routing
        3. High Availability
      4. Secure Access and Content Control
        1. VPN: Gateway-to-Gateway, Hub and Spoke, Mesh
        2. Route-Based VPN
        3. GVC with Local User DB
        4. SSL VPN with Local User Database
        5. SSL VPN and Global VPN Client with LDAP Authentication
        6. Content Filtering Service
        7. Content Filtering Service Using Single Sign-On
      5. Unified Threat Management
      6. Troubleshooting
      7. Labs
        1. Lab 1: Updating the SonicOS Enhanced Firmware
        2. Lab 2: Initial Setup and Configuration
        3. Lab 3: SonicWALL Administration
        4. Lab 4: NAT: Inbound Server Access
        5. Lab 5: WAN ISP Failover and Outbound Load
        6. Lab 6: Policy-Based Routing
        7. Lab 7: Site-to-Site VPN Settings
        8. Lab 8: Hub and Spoke VPN Settings (Optional)
        9. Lab 9: Route-Based VPN
        10. Lab 10: Global VPN Client with Local Database (Optional)
        11. Lab 11: SSL VPN with Local Database
        12. Lab 12: SSL VPN with LDAP Authentication
        13. Lab 13: Content Filtering Service with LDAP
        14. Lab 14: CFS with LDAP Authentication Using Single Sign-On
        15. Lab 15: Unified Threat Management

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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