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This review is from: SONICWALL 01-SSC-4977 TZ 215 Wireless-N Network Security Appliance 500 Mbps
Pros: Everything you could ever want in a firewall and more. Customizable to the nth degree, this firewall can do just about anything. One of the fastest devices on the market.
Inherent features: 2.4 and 5Ghz wireless, with up to 8 virtual wireless networks, all fully customizable with the ability to map to any network or make standalone or bridged. Each port can be setup however you want. Full firewall access list support. QoS, Up to 25 VPN client connections, 25 built in site to site VPN connections, and up to 25 web-based SSL-VPN connections.
Service-based features: full threat management system, from antivirus to deep packet inspection, etc.
The setup wizards are great for simple configs, but I found that I re-did what they setup for finer control.
Cons: Surprisingly I've managed to lock it up a few times while digging deep into the configuration and customizing it; didn't expect that from a device of this class, that's the only reason for the 4 eggs.
Service-based features are expensive, but that's no surprise; they are targeted at business use and this requires constant updates from SonicWALL. I am disappointed that you have to one-time license the VPN connections however; if it supports 25, I want 25.
**Not for the faint of heart; I considered myself very adept at networking, latest technologies, routing, have done IOS programming,, etc., and this thing can be intimidating to configure. Be prepared to spend a lot of time reading. Simple things that you take for granted in a desktop router must be manually configured, such as loop back, port redirection, wireless network bridging to LAN, etc. But that's all part of how customizable this is.
Other Thoughts: I've been a heavy DD-WRT user for years; this was the next step in true control over my networks. Would highly recommend this to anyone who has outgrown DD-WRT on desktop-class routers.
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Model Brand SONICWALL Series TZ 215 Model 01
SSC 4982 SPEC Firewall Type Gen 3 Application Layer Type Wired Wireless Technology None Throughput 500 Mbps Maximum Users > 100 Ports (7) 10/100/1000 Copper Gigabit, 2 x USB, 1 x Console ...