Configuring a Sonicwall 2040 with SSL-VPN200

I have a Sonicwall Pro 2040 Enhanced with 4.0 Firmware and trying to put a Sonicwall SSL-VPN200 on the network. I had no available ports in the 2040 directly, so chose to connect the SSL into the (LAN) Switch instead. Can somone give me step by step instructions for configuring the 2040 and SSL for VPN access?
tec1912Asked:
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hmareCommented:
Group VPN or point to point?
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tec1912Author Commented:
Sorry for the ignorance, but can you elaborate on that?
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hmareCommented:
The SonicWall VPN is either a Group VPN-- a single point where clients connect from the internet-- or a point to point, where two firewall/ VPN devices connect two remote networks. Example: If you want users to be able to access your network from home, you would use Group VPN. if you are connecting a branch office, you use point to point.
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tec1912Author Commented:
Good expaination! Group VPN.
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hmareCommented:
Do you currently have an account with mysonicwall? I am not sure you can access the following link without logging in.
http://www.sonicwall.com/downloads/Terminating_the_WAN_GroupVPN_and_using_VPN_Access_in_SonicOS_Enhanced.pdf
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tec1912Author Commented:
Have it. Let me give it a shot tonight and will follow up with you!
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tec1912Author Commented:
Tried from home. Status comes back with an error. Looked at log file:
The number of users has exceeded the gateway license. Please try again later. & The phase 1 SA has died.
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hmareCommented:
Are you licensed for VPN? Its actually an addon for the Sonicwall.
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hmareCommented:
Aslo, verify that your ISP is not blocking VPN connections.
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tec1912Author Commented:
just double checked for VPN licenses. Good for 10. How would I check ISP to see if blocking?
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hmareCommented:
call them and ask.
Are you using the sonicwall client, or Windows VPN?
Do you have DHCP set up from the sonicwall?
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tec1912Author Commented:
Using the Sonicwall Client and do have DHCP set up from Sonicwall
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hmareCommented:
Have you verified that the shared secret is identical (is case sensitive)
Have you setup users on the SonicWall?
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tec1912Author Commented:
I had set myself up with full permissions. only other user is SONICWALL that I set up per instructions.
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hmareCommented:
Do you get an error message when you try to connect?
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tec1912Author Commented:
Looked like it was going to go, but then status shows error. Unable to ping any network resources. Cannot try again until tonight from home system
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hmareCommented:
Are you using SonicOS Enhanced or standard?
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tec1912Author Commented:
enhanced
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hmareCommented:
Do you have a static IP?
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tec1912Author Commented:
For the PC, no. DHCP. Only items with static IP are Servers/Switches/Routers
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hmareCommented:
I meant for the Wan Port on the sonicwall. Do you have a static IP from your ISP?
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tec1912Author Commented:
Yes I do.
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tec1912Author Commented:
OK. Does look like I'm connecting to it now. Only problem that connection was a bit flakey? was able to ping resources then not. couldn't establish a map drive? Do you know of any tweaks that need to be done?
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hmareCommented:
The log should tell you if it dropped the connection, and why.
Go to VPN > Advanced
 check the attached image for an example that works.

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tec1912Author Commented:
I did not have "enable dead peer detection for idle VPN sessions" checked and had 60 sec. instead of 30 for Dead Peer Detection interval. I'll give it another try tonight!
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tec1912Author Commented:
Accepted the solution with the link attached for further reference.
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