Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Migrate Pix 501 config to Sonicwall TZ 210

Posted on 2011-03-08
4
Medium Priority
?
1,263 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
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
0
Comment
Question by:denali26
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
digitap earned 1000 total points
ID: 35071900
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.
0
 

Author Comment

by:denali26
ID: 35076248
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.
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:digitap
ID: 35079009
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!
0
 

Author Comment

by:denali26
ID: 35082308
I fully agree.  Thanks for the help, much appreciated.
0

Featured Post

NFR key for Veeam Agent for Linux

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license for one year.  It allows for the non‑production use and valid for five workstations and two servers. Veeam Agent for Linux is a simple backup tool for your Linux installations, both on‑premises and in the public cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

During and after that shift to cloud, one area that still poses a struggle for many organizations is what to do with their department file shares.
Let’s face it: one of the reasons your organization chose a SaaS solution (whether Microsoft Dynamics 365, Netsuite or SAP) is that it is subscription-based. The upkeep is done. Or so you think.
As a trusted technology advisor to your customers you are likely getting the daily question of, ‘should I put this in the cloud?’ As customer demands for cloud services increases, companies will see a shift from traditional buying patterns to new…
If you're a developer or IT admin, you’re probably tasked with managing multiple websites, servers, applications, and levels of security on a daily basis. While this can be extremely time consuming, it can also be frustrating when systems aren't wor…
Suggested Courses

636 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question