Secure Mobile Access 12.4 Administration Guide

Access Control Rules for Bi-Directional Connections

VPN connections typically involve forward connections, which are initiated by a user to a client/server resource. However, if you deploy SonicWall’s network tunnel clients (Connect Tunnel or OnDemand Tunnel) to your users, bi-directional connections are enabled.

With the SonicWall VPN, bi-directional connections encompass:

Other examples of bi-directional connections include an FTP server that downloads files to or uploads files from a VPN user, and remote Help Desk applications.

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