Secure Mobile Access 12.0 CMS with GTO Admin Guide

About this Guide

This guide contains installation procedures and configuration guidelines for deploying the SonicWall™ Central Management Server (CMS) with Global Traffic Optimizer (GTO) for Secure Mobile Access (SMA). This guide provides the following information:

CMS Configuration
Introduction to CMS describes the Central Management Server with Global Traffic Optimizer and its features.
Installing and Configuring the Central Management Server includes procedures for setting up and installing the CMS, setting up VPN appliances to be managed, defining the collection of managed appliances, and monitoring appliances from the CMS Dashboard.
Configuring Appliances for Central Management includes information about configuring appliances for central management.
Using the Management Console Menus explains the choices available with the CMS menus for operating and controlling the CMS and Managed Appliances. This includes information about Alerts, Configuration, Monitoring, and Maintenance.
Central User Licensing includes information about the Central User Licensing (Pooled Licensing).
Global High Availability describes the Always Online VPN service that is enabled for users when GTO is enabled.
Alerts and SNMP contains information about how the CMS provides a new SNMP MIB that queries the CMS and managed appliances to get health and metrics data associated with the CMS as well as generating SNMP traps for critical alerts.
GTO Configuration
Introduction to GTO provides overview information about CMS with GTO,
Planning GTO Deployment describes how to configure the GTO service with CMS and ensure a highly available and optimized VPN infrastructure.
Setting up GTO describes how to make deploying GTO easier by planning and adhering to a few guidelines.
Extending GTO Deployment describes how to deploy and configure additional SMA appliances.
SonicWall Support
SonicWall Support includes Information about contacting technical support.

Guide Conventions

The following conventions are used in this guide.


Guide Conventions



Bold Text

Highlights field, button, and tab names. Also highlights window, dialog box, and screen names. Also used for file names and text or values you are being instructed to type into the interface.

Italic Text

Indicates the name of a technical manual, emphasis on certain words in a sentence, or the first instance of a significant term or concept.

Italics text also represents a variable in an expression. It should be replaced with the real item, for example, a file name.

Menu Item > Menu Item

Indicates a multiple step Management Interface menu choice. For example, System > Status means select the Status page under the System menu.