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SonicWall TZ470

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 TZ470, as well as all you need to know about setting up a VPN connection to your TZ Series Next-Gen firewall on Mac, iPhone and iPad.

SeriesSonicWall TZ Series (Gen. 7)
VPN throughput1.5 Gbps (IPSec)
Firewall throughput3.5 Gbps
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 TZ470 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 device.

Set up a VPN connection to a SonicWall TZ Series Firewall on Mac, iPhone or iPad

VPN Tracker is the best 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 for a straightforward setup.
Follow these steps to start using your newly configured VPN connection on your Mac, iPhone or iPad in VPN Tracker:
  1. Download VPN Tracker free.
  2. Create a new 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. Save and test your connection.

 You can now use your SonicWall VPN connection on your Mac, iPhone and iPad. You can find more detailed device info for TZ Series firewalls here.

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