SonicWall virtual appliances require access to the license Manager site to maintain their license. In addition the WAF automatically maintains its firmware and its under lying OS.
Periodic license renewals require the appliance to contact the SonicWall back end databases.
In addition this system automatically keeps its firmware and OS current.
It requires access to update its signature files, GEOIP, and Botnet databases.
SonicWall WAF should be able to reach the following hosts with HTTPS (port 443) for proper functioning: • licensemanager.sonicwall.com • lm2.sonicwall.com • soniclicense.global.sonicwall.com • smagbdata.global.sonicwall.com • geoipdata.global.sonicwall.com