Global VPN Client 4.10 Getting Started Guide

Supported Client Systems

Global VPN Client is supported on SonicWall security appliances running one of these client operating systems:

The SonicWall Global VPN Client operates on 32-bit and 64-bit versions of:
Windows 10
Windows 8.1
Windows 8
Windows 7


Getting Started With Global VPN Client

About SonicWall Global VPN Client

The SonicWall™ Global VPN Client creates a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection between your computer and the corporate network to maintain the confidentiality of private data. The Global VPN Client provides an easy-to-use solution for secure, encrypted access through the Internet for remote users.

This Getting Started Guide describes the firewall and client systems supported for Global VPN Client, provides installation instructions, and tells how to initiate or disable a VPN connection.

IMPORTANT: SonicOS GroupVPN must be enabled on the SonicWall security appliance.

Before You Begin

You will need the following to run SonicWall Global VPN Client:

A computer running supported version of Windows
An active Internet connection
The SonicWall Global VPN Client installer
A Zip program if needed for unzipping the downloaded Global VPN Client installer files
NOTE: For complete instructions on installing, configuring, managing and troubleshooting the SonicWall Global VPN Client, see the SonicWall Global VPN Client Getting Started Guide.
NOTE: For information on supported SonicWall platforms and Windows versions see Supported Platforms.

Pre-Installation Recommendations

SonicWall strongly recommends you follow these steps before installing the SonicWall Global VPN Client (Global VPN Client) 4.10 client:

If you have SonicWall Global VPN Client version 4.9.22 or earlier installed, you must uninstall that version before installing version 4.10. Upgrading to Global VPN Client 4.10 from earlier versions is not supported.
SonicWall Global VPN Client encounters run time conflicts when it co-exists with any 3rd party IPsec VPN clients. Uninstall all IPsec VPN clients prior to installing SonicWall Global VPN Client..
NOTE: The SonicWall Global VPN Client is launched as soon as the installation completes. The Start SonicWall Global VPN client every time I login option can no longer be set during installation, but this option is available on the General tab in the View > Options page of the client.

Supported Platforms

This section describes the firewalls, firmware versions and clients systems that are supported by SonicWall Global VPN Client.

Supported Firewalls and Firmware

Global VPN Client is supported on SonicWall appliances running SonicOS 6.1 and higher shown Supported SonicWall appliances running SonicOS 6.x..

Supported SonicWall appliances running SonicOS 6.x.

SuperMassive 9600
NSA 6600
SuperMassive 9400
NSA 5600
TZ500 and TZ500 Wireless
SuperMassive 9200
NSA 4600
TZ400 and TZ400 Wireless


NSA 3600
TZ300 and TZ300 Wireless


NSA 2600
SOHO Wireless

Global VPN Client is supported on SonicWall appliances running SonicOS and higher shown in Supported SonicWall appliances SonicOS 5.x..

Supported SonicWall appliances SonicOS 5.x.

NSA E8510
NSA 2400
TZ 215
TZ 215 Wireless
NSA E8500
NSA 2400MX
TZ 210
TZ 215 Wireless
NSA E7500
NSA 250M
TZ 205
TZ 215 Wireless
NSA E6500
NSA 250M Wireless
TZ 200
TZ 215 Wireless
NSA E5500
NSA 240
TZ 105
TZ 215 Wireless
NSA 5000
NSA 220
TZ 100
TZ 215 Wireless
NSA 4500
NSA 220 Wireless


NSA 3500