Sonicwall SSL VPN - How to make Mac friendly

Posted on 2013-06-22
Last Modified: 2013-07-07
When Macs are connected to the SSL VPN on a Sonicwall NSA2400, DNS does not seem to be resolving. The Netextender client shows the DNS servers, but nothing seems to be resolving like it does on the PCs. I can ping the DNS server and other devices by IP, but not by name.

So first question is how to get DNS working on the Macs?

Next, how do I go about being able to see Apple devices over the VPN? Will that work with just the DNS working or is there something I need to do with the firewall to pass along that info?

Question by:willp2
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Wow, that sucks. There must be a way to do this without editing each users hosts file or fixing DNS servers.

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Installed the latest version of the Netextender and Mac's are able to resolve DNS just fine now.

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Found the solution on my own. Just needed new software to address the issue.

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