SonicWALL Global Management System (GMS)

Rapidly deploy and centrally manage your SonicWALL solutions

Extend your SonicWALL security products and services to optimize network security monitoring, enhance network security reporting, manage growth and ease administrative burdens, with the SonicWALL™ E-Class Universal Management Appliance (UMA), Global Management System (GMS®) Software or the GMS Virtual Appliance.



Solutions that fit your needs

Provide your organization, distributed enterprise or managed service offering with an intuitive, powerful way to rapidly deploy and centrally manage SonicWALL solutions, with SonicWALL GMS. Get more value from your firewall, secure remote access, anti-spam, and backup and recovery solutions with enhanced network security monitoring and robust network security reporting.

By deploying GMS in an enterprise, you can minimize administrative overhead by streamlining security appliance deployment and policy management.

By deploying GMS in a service provider environment, you can increase revenue opportunities by simplifying the security monitoring and management of multiple clients. You can configure GMS as a cluster for added scalability and redundancy.


Legend: S — Standard,  O — Optional,  N — Not Available

Policy ManagementNS
GMS MobileNS
Deployment OptionsAnalyzerGMS
Deployable as Virtual ApplianceSS
Deployable as Software ApplicationSS
Deployable as a Universal Management Appliance (UMA)NS
Deployable for management and reporting in an IPv6 networkSS
Comprehensive Set of Graphical ReportsSS
Compliance ReportingSS
Customizable Reporting with Drill Down CapabilitiesSS
Centralized LoggingSS
Multi-threat ReportingSS
User-based ReportingSS
Application Usage ReportingSS
New Attack IntelligenceSS
Narrative Descriptions of ReportsSS
Bandwidth and Services Report per InterfaceSS
Reporting for SonicWALL UTM Firewall AppliancesSS
Reporting for SonicWALL SRA SSL VPN AppliancesSS
Reporting for SonicWALL CDP Backup and Recovery AppliancesSS
Universal Scheduled ReportsSS
Next-generation Syslog-based ReportingSS
Flexible and Granular Near Real-Time ReportingSS
User-centric ReportingSS
Per User Bandwidth ReportingSS
More Granular Services ReportingSS
Client VPN Activity ReportingSS
More Detailed Summary of Services over VPN ReportSS
Rogue Wireless Access Point ReportingSS
SRA SMB Web Application Firewall (WAF) ReportingSS
Ubiquitous AccessSS
Alerts and NotificationsSS
Diagnostic ToolsSS
State of the Art User InterfaceSS
Multiple Concurrent User SessionsNS
Offline Management and SchedulingNS
Management of Security Firewall PoliciesNS
Management of Security VPN PoliciesNS
Management of CDP PoliciesNS
Management of Email Security PoliciesNS
Management of Secure Remote Access/SSL VPN PoliciesNS
Management of Value Added Security ServicesNS
Define Policy Templates at the Group LevelNS
Policy Replication from Device to a Group of DevicesNS
Policy Replication from Group Level to a Single DeviceNS
Redundancy and High AvailabilityNS
Provisioning ManagementNS
Scalable and Distributed ArchitectureNS
Dynamic Management ViewsNS
Unified License ManagerNS
Command Line Interface (CLI)NS
Web Services Application Programming Interface (API)NS
Role Based Management (Users, Groups)NS
Universal DashboardNS
Backup of preference files for firewall and SRA SMB appliancesNS
IPFIX Data Flows in Real timeNS
SNMP Support for SonicWall devices S
Active Device Monitoring and AlertingSS
SNMP Relay ManagementNS
VPN and Firewall Status MonitoringSS
Live Syslog Monitoring and AlertingSS
Field Replaceable Hard DriveNin UMA hardware

Legend: S — Standard,  O — Optional,  N — Not Available

Please look to the Dell SonicWALL Analyzer product for reporting and analytics capabilities. Analyzer is not included with the Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite.






Take a tour of key functionality in SonicWALL GMS interface to experience its capabilities and ease of use.

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GMS Customizable Dashboard

GMS Customizable Dashboard

At-a-glance view of firewall status around the globe and customizable security status widgets.

GMS Intrusions Detected

GMS Intrusions Detected

A right-click links directly to the configuration of the security policy that detected the threat.

GMS IP Data Flow

GMS IP Data Flow

Graphs and tables of realtime data usage and the applications consuming bandwidth.