Solved

SonicWall nsa250 site to site VPN with Linksys rv042

Posted on 2012-03-28
4
1,139 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Trying to set up a site to site VPN between these two devices.  Can't get the settings right.  Has anybody made this work?
0
Comment
Question by:AJNS
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 3

Assisted Solution

by:Konsultant
Konsultant earned 150 total points
Comment Utility
I have tried and I failed. It looks like Linksys is seen as a VPN client. I managed to connect with linksys using GroupVPN policy but not site to site. It does not want to use policy on the sonicwall. My solution was to get small Sonicwall like TZ100W at the remote site. (Cheaper than the consulting fees ;-)

Good luck!
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
AJNS earned 0 total points
Comment Utility
I wish I could say I figured it out but I left it alone for a while to find a solution and it connected. Nothing special in the settings, group 1 with matching settings.

I'm going to split the points between this and your solution. That way other people looking can see it works but that they may want to upgrade the linksys box as a solution.

Thanks
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Konsultant
Comment Utility
I know, I have seen sonicwall working with Linksys. I  even have a client right now. The issue is that this is an older Linksys box. Now if we are talking about commercial solution the cost of the TZ100 is nominal to most businesses and having better (real) firewall as a part of solution makes sense. It makes sense to secure remote office since most likely it does not have resources (IT staff) and is far more vulnerable to attacks than HQ. LinkSys does not offer IPS, AV, REPORTING!!, etc...
Sonicwall reporting tool Analyzer, alone  kills any amount of Linksys routers at any given time ;-)
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:AJNS
Comment Utility
Both valid
0

Featured Post

Do You Know the 4 Main Threat Actor Types?

Do you know the main threat actor types? Most attackers fall into one of four categories, each with their own favored tactics, techniques, and procedures.

Join & Write a Comment

Suggested Solutions

We sought a budget ($5,000) firewall solution that would provide all the performance we needed with no single point of failure.  Hosting a SAAS web application in our datacenter, it was critical that we find a way to keep connectivity up and inbound…
This article offers some helpful and general tips for safe browsing and online shopping. It offers simple and manageable procedures that help to ensure the safety of one's personal information and the security of any devices.
Here's a very brief overview of the methods PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg) offers for monitoring bandwidth, to help you decide which methods you´d like to investigate in more detail.  The methods are covered in more detail in o…
This video demonstrates how to create an example email signature rule for a department in a company using CodeTwo Exchange Rules. The signature will be inserted beneath users' latest emails in conversations and will be displayed in users' Sent Items…

772 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

13 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now