new internet service - sonicwall setup

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Hello,

I am coming to a new location where we are adding new internet service.  The problem is that the firewall is a sonicwall network security appliance and I'm not sure how to configure the device to the new parameters.  

I'm guessing these are not plug and play.  Is there a tutorial for these devices or can anyone coach me as to what I should focus on.  Just at a glance, it would seem I need to go under Network > Interfaces > Select the right Interface and then adjust the settings.

Is there something I am missing?
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You are in the Right place. It is Network -> interface. Just edit the interface , select the Zone as WAN and enter the required parameters. SonicWALL will automatically take care of the routing and the NAT.

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In addition to changing the Network Interface setting, you might also have address objects that reference the wan that also must be changed.

Look under Firewall => Address Objects in the "Address Objects" section. Under the "Address Detail" column you are looking for anything with a WAN ip that also must be changed. Note that you can sort this column by clicking on the heading.

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