Networking

18 posts

SonicWall – Configure Standard Ports

This video covers how to configure standard ports in SonicWall device. The example used in video covers allowing standard port (HTTP) from the Internet to a server on the LAN with private IP address. Once the configuration is complete, Internet users can access the server behind the SonicWALL UTM appliance through the WAN (Public) IP address.

SonicWall – Configure Non-Standard Ports

This video covers how to configure non-standard ports in SonicWall device. The example used in video covers allowing non-standard port from the Internet to a server on the LAN with private IP address. Once the configuration is complete, Internet users can access the server behind the SonicWALL UTM appliance through the WAN (Public) IP address.

SonicWall – How to Allow or Block Access to Specific Websites

This video will demonstrate you how to allow or block access to specific websites even if the category to which the website belongs is blocked/allowed by CFS in SonicOS. You can allow/block access to a specific website for users by following very simple steps in SonicOS instead of creating separate […]

SonicWall – Address and Service Objects _Groups

This video will demonstrate you how to create and configure Address Objects as well as Service Objects. It will help you get started in configuring what will be a simple but effective way of creating and then using Service and address objects as well as groups in SonicWall.

SonicWall  – Network Interface Configuration

This video introduces the principle of Network ports in SonicWall and how to configure sonicwall’s network interfaces. These network interfaces can be configured for LAN, WAN, DMZ, and WLAN etc. depending on your requirement. You can also configure the interfaces for different modes in SonicWall like Layer2 bridge mode, wire mode and tap mode etc. This video will demonstrate you how to configure interfaces to manage, secure and control your LAN traffic as well as WAN traffic using this smart UTM device.

SonicWall –  Failover and Load-balancing Configuration

This video will show you what exactly SonicWall will do when configured with above methods of load balancing. Once should configure these options carefully after analysis of his/her network utilization and requirement.

SonicWall CFS – Content Filter Service

This video introduces the principle of CFS in SonicWall and how to configure it. Security is a prime concern for every organization therefore everybody has a stake in helping the company achieve compliance. Sometimes it is self-enforced other times it is mandatory. SonicWALL CFS gives administrators the flexibility to enforce content filtering on zones(LAN, WAN, VPN etc) as well as custom content filtering policies for groups of users on the network. For example, a school can create one policy for teachers and another for students. SonicWALL CFS Premium utilizes a dynamic database of millions of URLs, IP addresses, and domains to block 56 categories of objectionable, inappropriate or unproductive Web content.

DNS Server Advanced Configuration on Windows Server 2008 R2

This video shows how to configure advanced options on the DNS Server properties on Windows Server 2008 R2. Talks about advanced options such as Round robin, netmask ordering, forwarders and root hints.

DNS Reverse Lookup Zones

Demonstrates how to configure DNS reverse lookup zone for resolving IP addresses to hostnames, PTR records. Uses the Network monitor tool to show how the DNS packets are sent for PTR records and uses the nslookup utility for reverse lookup of PTR records.

How to configure DNS GlobalNames zone in Windows Server 2008

DNS GlobalNames zone is a new feature introduced in Windows Server 2008 to the DNS Server service. GlobalNames zone or GNZ is used to provide single label name resolution to an Active Directory environment that is transitioning from WINS to an all DNS name resolution system. Names in the GNZ are statically configured CNAME records that hosts in any domain in the environment can query and access regardless of where they exist within the forest. This demonstration is the most comprehensive demonstration of how GNZ is configured and how it works for the client by simulating its use in a 2 tree active directory forest.

How to configure secure dynamic updates, aging and scavenging in DNS on Windows 2008

Talks about how to configure the DNS Server in Windows Server 2008 R2. Takes a DNS server automatically installed on a domain controller and walks through the settings of dynamic secure and non-secure updates and also aging/scavenging settings for the zone.

DHCP Server installation on Windows Server 2008 R2

Shows how to install the DHCP role on Windows Server 2008 R2 server and how to create a scope to service internal clients. Also talks about DHCP Server authorization, credentials required and how the clients will get their IP addresses from the server.