Sonicwall NSA 3500- logging reports/looking for downtime

Posted on 2011-04-28
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I dont know if its available, i have and  i'm looking for a report from the device that shows me
if the firewall went offline due to signal loss on the carrier's part or if the device encountered a general power loss.

SonicOS Enhanced my firmware level.

Question by:cfgtechs
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    That will be hard to tell from the logs. If the ISPs hardware loses power, but not the sonicwall, then the WAN interface will show the connection going down. If the WAN is DHCP from the ISP, then you'll see where it gets an IP address. The WAN interface is only going to detect a hard disconnect, but not if the ISP hardware drops "signal".

    If the sonicwall loses power, then you'll lose the logs.
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    thank you,
    yeah it's very hard to trace.
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    You're welcome and thanks for the points.

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