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SonicOS 5.9 - Microsoft Azure Configuration Guide

Configuring SonicOS for Microsoft Azure


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Purpose

Azure is a cloud computing platform and infrastructure created by Microsoft. It is used for building, deploying, and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft managed datacenters. For SonicOS platforms, Azure provides site-to-site Virtual Private Network (VPN) connectivity between a SonicWALL Next-Generation firewall and virtual networks hosted in the Azure cloud.


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Deployment Considerations

Azure

SonicOS

Static Routing VPN

Site-to-Site VPN

Dynamic Routing VPN

Tunnel Interface VPN

Static Routing VPN/Site-to-Site VPN are policy-based VPNs that allow users to specify a site-to-site network as part of a VPN policy, separate from a routing table lookup.
Dynamic Routing VPN/Tunnel Interface VPN are route-based VPNs that can be used like an interface. This type of VPN can be configured with a route entry which is used to tunnel traffic as a part of the routing table lookup.
NOTE: Currently, only static routes are available for use with SonicOS because Azure does not support dynamic routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF, or RIP.

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Supported platforms and firmware

For the SuperMassive E10000 series, all approved versions of SonicOS support Microsoft Azure. For other platforms, the following SonicOS firmware or hotfixes support the latest version of Microsoft Azure:

6.2.6.0 and higher

TZ300/300W, TZ400/400W, TZ500/500W, TZ600, SOHO W

NSA 2600/3600/4600/5600/6600, SuperMassive 9200/9400/9600

6.2.5.1 and higher

6.2.3.1-19n—HF163571-1n

TZ300/300W, TZ400/400W, TZ500/500W, TZ600, SOHO W

6.2.2.3-20n and higher

NSA 2600/3600/4600/5600/6600, SuperMassive 9200/9400/9600

5.9.1.6 and higher

E-Class NSA E5500 / E6500 / E7500 / E8500 / E8510

NSA 220/220W, 240, 250M/250MW, 2400, 2400MX, 3500, 4500, 5000

TZ 100/100W, 105/105W, 200/200W, 205/205W, 210/210W, 215/215W

SOHO

5.9.1-39o—HF160565_3o

5.9.1.1_39o—HF157568_2o

5.8.1.15

Contact Support at https://support.software.dell.com/manage-service-request to obtain a hotfix or support build for your Dell SonicWALL firewall. Non-hotfix or support build firmware is available on MySonicWALL for your platform.


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