eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050

 
 
By eweek  |  Posted 2012-05-28
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050

The ZyWall 1050 makes initial installation simple without leaving holes in network protection.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 - Internet Access

When installation was completed, we were ready to check the status and configure access rules on the ZyWall 1050.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 - Internet Access

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 - Auto-configuration

Once auto-configuration is completed, the initial configuration wizard cant be used again.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 - Auto-configuration

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 - Status Check

We could check the status of our ZyWall 1050 using the administrative interface.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 - Status Check

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 - Application Patrol

We used the application patrol screen to configure which applications to disallow on our network, including many bandwidth-intensive protocols.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 -  Application Patrol

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 - VOIP Pass-through

It was simple to enable SIP transformations that enabled better performance for VOIP traffic through the firewall. This convenience feature will likely be appreciated by small organizations with limited IT staff.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: ZyXEL ZyWall 1050 - VOIP Pass-through

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