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Wed, Nov 11, 2015 2:23 PM

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Dell SonicWALL

Hello Guys
I've got a question. We're using a Dell SonicWALL at the moment with the SonicWALL AP's.
Now we need new AP's and I don't know if the Ruckus AP's are compatible with the Dell SonicWall (just over VLAN's) or if we have to buy a ZoneDirector. At the moment we have 5 AP's but I think the reach of the Ruckus AP's is much better so we will not need that many AP's anymore.
Thank you for your efforts in advance.
Best regards
Beni

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5 years ago

The SonicWall is your network Firewall, protecting your internal LAN.
Yes, you can use Ruckus APs on your internal LAN for client access.

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5 years ago

Assuming you use the SonicWALL to manage your network security, you might want to evaluate Ruckus’ latest Unleashed offering, which has a built-in and slimmed down controller for up to 25 APs.  VLANs will be a non-issue.

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I looked on Unleashed, my question now, if I have already diffrent WIFI zones managed over my Firewall, can it handle those? (like domain or guest)

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5 years ago

Thanks for the fast reply.
Does the Unleashed controller only supports 1 location or is it no problem to manage several networks for example over a Leased Line?

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5 years ago

first Dell SonicWALL as a controller cannot control Ruckus Aps..

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5 years ago

however you make Ruckus AP's as standalone and Dell sonicwall as firewall/DHCP/DNS server etc that is doable..You can configure VLAN's on the sonicwall, sensitize your L2 switches for VLAN, configure your Ruckus AP's. that is too doable..

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5 years ago

Okey thank you...