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Sonicwall VPN on AT&T U-Verse Pace 5268ac modem.

Old saying… That person needs a high five… in the face… with a chair!   There are days AT&T does a great job… of making me want to ripe out my hair…   AT&T has a <word of person who does not know his/her ...

Setting up LDAP on Sonicwall TZ or NSA devices

I’m running into more cases of people needed to talk to Windows Active Directory to allow valid users to login to the Sonicwall via the SSL-VPN  client.     Select the [Configure LDAP…] button.   Insert the NAME [FQDN] or Local IP address of the ...

Configure Sonicwall Router for Comcast Business Fiber Ethernet [Multiple IP segments/ranges]

I had to deal with a most interesting network issue with Comcast Business Fiber. Comcast Business Fiber and Metro Ethernet both use an interesting way to get the static IPs to the customer. In my example, the LAN will be ...

How to setup DHCP server for Samsung VOIP phones in PNP [plug in play] mode.

Ran into an interesting problem. Samsung VOIP phones, for example the SMT-i5210, have a PNP [Plug In Play] mode. If DHCP is setup with the correct optional parameters, you can have the phone pick up the Samsung phone system’s IP ...

Sonicwall NetExtender and Global VPN Client cause packet loss and drops.

A while back, I was really happy with Sonicwall, and really excited when DELL bought them. I had high hopes for Sonicwall in that just maybe, JUST MAYBE, Sonicwall support would get much better. After all, they DO charge for ...

Sonicwall port errors? What’s really going on with Ethernet Autonegotiate

While working on Sonicwall routers, I found some interesting things. After setting up monitoring of the Sonicwall routers via Cacti, I was able to turn on monitoring of “errors”. As I found errors on the ports, almost every error was ...

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