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SonicWALL – Bandwidth Management

Posted by robd on January 21, 2015
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SonicWALL – Bandwidth Management

Firstly create the address objects i.e. create the subnets that you want to bandwidth manage:

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Optional: Then the object group to group them all together

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Next go to BWM under Firewall Settings and BWM, then change the type to Advanced:

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Next go to Bandwidth object and create an object and choose if you would like a guaranteed bandwidth and your max bandwidth:

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Next create a Firewall Access Rule:

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On the access rule,

From: i.e. where the traffic is coming from in this cause our internal LAN.

To: The internet or WAN

Any port and service,

Source: our new subnet group.

Destination: anywhere on the internet

Users Included: All

Users Excluded: None

Schedule: Choose a schedule to manage the bandwidth

 

Finally choose the logging and extra security:

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Next go to BWM and choose your new Bandwidth object.

Note Egress is bandwidth “out” and Ingress is bandwidth “in”:

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o confirm anything is in place you can check you access rules.
1. A filter symbol means BWM is apllied
2. A clock symbol means it is scheduled.
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Also you can watch a GUI of statistics on Dashboard –> BMW Monitor
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Enable or Disable the firewall via Script

Posted by robd on May 15, 2012
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As per the proxy on & off script, this does the same with Windows Firewall!!

It Enables or Disables the firewall!!  Some users need the firewall on for VPN applications when at home:

Note: This script enables a service so the user will need the relevant permissions!!

On:

 

Off:

 

Note: Think this script was made by the MS scripting guys!

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