After you have installed and configured the network settings for your SMA 500v for ESXi Virtual Appliance, you can log into the management console and register it to your MySonicWall account. Registration of your SonicWallSMA 500v for ESXi Virtual Appliance follows the same process as for other SonicWall hardware-based appliances.
System functionality is extremely limited when registration is not completed.
To register your SMA 500v for ESXi Virtual Appliance
Log in to your SMA 500v for ESXi. Navigate to the System > Licenses page.
Under Manage Security Services Online, click Activate, Upgrade, or Renew services. This should take you to a MySonicWall login.
Enter your MySonicWall.com account username or email address and password in the appropriate fields. Click Submit.
The Dashboard displays. Click the Add Product icon in the top button bar.
The Administration section displays. Enter the Serial Number, Authentication Code, and Friendly Name for your SonicWall appliance. Click Submit to finish the registration process.
You have successfully registered your SMA 500v for ESXi. Click Continue to view the Manage Licenses screen or continue configuring other settings within the appliance.