This Getting Started Guide contains installation procedures and configuration guidelines for deploying the SonicWallSMA 500v for ESXi Virtual Appliance on a server in your network. The SMA 500v for ESXi includes a software appliance, which has been preinstalled and preconfigured for your virtual environment, and allows for the secure and easy development of the SMA 500v for ESXi Virtual Appliance solutions within that virtual environment.
The SMA 500v for ESXi provides the following benefits:
Scalability and Redundancy
Multiple virtual machines can be deployed as a single system, enabling specialization, scalability, and redundancy.
You can virtualize your entire environment and deploy multiple machines within a single server or across multiple servers.
SMA 500v for ESXi is compatible with other SonicWall platforms either as a stand-alone (All-in-One) unit, control center, or as a remote analyzer.
SMA 500v for ESXi provides an optimized, non-tamperable software and hardware architecture.