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SonicWALL TZ270

The SonicWALL TZ Series of Next-Generation Firewalls are a great entry-level choice for small businesses and branch offices looking for an advanced - yet easy-to-use - integrated security solution.
The feature-rich SonicOS 7.0 operating system guarantees endusers a powerful performance at all times, as well as a fresh and modern UI. With impressive features, such as Zero-Touch Deployment, SonicExpress Onboarding, plus optional WiFi (up to TZ570W), and support for IPSec and SSL VPN connections, the generation 7 TZ Series leaves little to be desired.
On this page, we take you through the key specification for the TZ270, as well as all you need to know about setting up a VPN connection for your TZ Series Next-Gen firewall.

SeriesSonicWALL TZ Series (Gen. 7)
Firewall throughput2 Gbps
VPN throughput750 Mbps (IPSec)
ModelTZ270
Recommended forSmall Business (5-20 users)
Supported VPN standardsIPsec, SSL
Max. number of VPN users5
Built-in WiFioptional
WiFi performance2x2 802.11ac
Additional featuresZero-Touch Deployment, MobileConnect, NAT Traversal, Anti-Virus and Anti-Spyware, SonicOS 7.0
Device StatusActive

Configure VPN for a SonicWALL TZ270 next generation firewall

Follow these steps to set up a VPN connection on your TZ NGFW:
  1. Open the network interface for your device.
  2. Note down the public IP address.
  3. Configure the Pre-Shared Key / Shared Secret (check our detailed configuration guide for more information.)
You are now ready to configure your connection on your Mac.

Set up a Mac VPN connection for a SonicWALL TZ Series Firewall


VPN Tracker is the best macOS VPN client for SonicWALL TZ Series Next-Generation firewalls. Thanks to support for Simple Client Provisioning, all your device’s settings can be easily imported to VPN Tracker 365 for a straightforward setup.
Follow these steps to start using your newly configured VPN connection on your Mac in VPN Tracker 365:
  1. Download VPN Tracker 365 free and install the app on your Mac.
  2. Set up a new Company Connection and choose SonicWALL > TZ Series from the list.
  3. Enter your device’s public IP address by ‘VPN Gateway’, then select Simple Client Provisioning as the Network Configuration method.
  4. Click done to save and test your connection.

 You can now use your SonicWALL VPN connection on your Mac. You can find more detailed device info for TZ Series firewalls here.

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