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Login to my old Sonicwall TZ210

I just upgraded my firewall from a TZ210 to a TZ300 wireless. I was able to connect directly to the new device with the IP from a computer I had unconnected from the network and changed the IP to to match my current network configuration. That all worked great and the new firewall is up and going. I appear to have some port issues inside my LAN and wanted to see my settings on my old firewall. The problem is I can't connect to it. I'm unplugging the network cable from a PC and directly plugging it into firewall but and connect to the but says it can't find it. I don't want to reset it as I want to see the old settings. What am I doing wrong?

I've tried plugging into the LAN port, the WAN port and just about all the others!
Dan Purcell
Dan Purcell
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John HurstBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You may need to try a crossover cable to connect the computer to the router (LAN port)
Kylo RenSystem EngineerCommented:
boot it into safe mode and it will get the old ip back, you can then connect to it with no problems and look at the existing config
Was the old Sonicwall handling DHCP at the time that you removed it from the network? If not, then you need to give your PC a static IP address in the 192.168.1.x range. If it was, then you would be better off doing what Kylo has suggested.
Dan PurcellManagerAuthor Commented:
That was it. I changed my IP on the computer to and was able to see the SonicWALL. Thanks all for your help!!
You're quite welcome. Good luck getting things set up properly!
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