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SonicWall SOHO Wireless (SOHOW) Out of Box


SonicWall SOHO Wireless (SOHOW) Out of Box


SonicWall SOHO Wireless  (SOHOW) Out of Box
SonicWall SOHO Wireless  (SOHOW) Out of Box Video
The SonicWall SOHO Wireless package includes the following:

  • SonicWall SOHO Wireless Appliance
  • 3 Antennas
  • One Ethernet Cable
  • One Power Adapter
  • One Power Cord
  • Quick Start Guide
Note: The included power cord is approved for use only in specific countries and regions.
          Before using a power cord, verify that it is rated and approved for use in your location.

Front and Back Views of the SonicWall SOHOW:
SonicWall SOHOW Port Descriptions:

  Cabling the SonicWall SOHOW as a Network Gateway:
  • Locate the SonicWall ports X0 and X1, port X0 is also label as LAN and port X1 is also label as WAN.
  • Connect your Internet access device such as a cable or DSL modem to SonicWall WAN (X1 port).
  • Connect SonicWall LAN (X0 port) to your laptop or PC or to a Network Switch that to which your network devices such as PCs, game consoles, Smart TVs, etc are connected.
  • Other ports such as X2, X3 can be assign to other networks
  Note: Wireless Clients connects through WLAN after Setup, See below " Wireless access setup"
Cabling Topologies
Option 1:
Option 2:
Power On SonicWall SOHOW:
  • Plug the power cable into an appropriate power outlet (110 - 240 volts)..
  • Appliance powers on and the orange LED blinks during the boot sequence. This process may take up to 2 minutes
Access the SonicWall Admin User Interface:
  • Connect a PC to the SonicWall LAN (X0) interface or a network switch connected to the LAN interface. You will automatically receive an IP address from the SonicWall appliance.
  • Open a browser to for access to the SonicWall.
SonicWall SOHOW First time setup
Setup Wizard walk through:
  • For the first time access as the Admin user, you will be offered a choice to use a Setup Wizard or go directly to the SonicWall management interface.
  • At the Setup Wizard Launch Page, click the Setup Wizard link here
  At the Admin Credentials page:

The Admin default login credentials are:
  • Username: admin
  • Password: password
Update the password for the Admin user. This is recommended to keep the Admin user secure.