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Migrate Pix 501 config to Sonicwall TZ 210

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Is there a documented or efficient way to go about migrating the config from a Cisco Pix 501 over to a Sonicwall TZ 210 firewall?  The Sonicwall is replacing the Pix.

All clients currently have static ip's assigned internally which are NAT'ed to public ip's.

Any documentation or a link to documentation would be helpful.

Also, any special considerations I need to think about?

Thanks
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there's no easy way. however, to setup the NAT'ed solution you had, you'd run the public server wizard, which i've linked to a KB below.

https://www.fuzeqna.com/sonicwallkb/consumer/kbdetail.asp?kbid=7027

do you have any site to site vpns? what about allowing users to access the network via VPN? this would remove the need for the NAT'ed private IP addresses.
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Thanks for the link.  That should be helpful.  

In regards to the site-to-site vpn, I believe the client does have one setup between the two locations in town.  VPN access for users is a good idea; however, it seems that the IT contact onsite wants to keep the config the same without any changes unfortunately.
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to each their own. they'll change their tune when their network gets hacked. there's a reason WAN > LAN is Deny All by default for a reason. anyway, good luck and thanks for the points!
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I fully agree.  Thanks for the help, much appreciated.
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