Firewall Configuration

Sonicwall E5500 NSA Firewall:


The University has Sonicwall E5500 NSA series Firewall used for Internet security, Network security, E-Mail protection and secure remote access. It offers outstanding protection and performance while delivering elegant simplicity and unparalleled value. It delivers the high performance protection required by enterprise-class networks in a solution that is engineered to drive the cost and complexity out of running a secure network.

Activities performed in Computer Centre using Sonicwall

  • MAC-IP Anti-spoof is used for every system contain Network Interface Controller (NIC) has a unique MAC (Media Access Control) address, by matching MAC address with IP Address No one can have permission to change the IP Address in their system.
  • In Security Services by enabling Content Filter option group policies can be created according to the categories like Admin wise Policy, Faculties wise Policy, Students wise Policy, Non Teaching wise Policy and Research Students wise policy to protect the traffic from network by blocking the sites according to the policies.
  • Real time Monitoring, Log Monitoring and Packet Monitoring is used for supervise the entire Dataflow in the university campus.


Model Features

NSA E5500


ViewPoint, Local Log, Syslog


XAUTH/RADIUS, ActiveDirectory,

SSO, LDAP, Internal User Database

Dynamic Bandwidth Management, Integrated Wireless Switch & Controller


Stateful High Availability, SSL Control & IPv6 Ready


Quality of Service (QoS), Policy-based NAT &Object-based Management


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