Wednesday, April 13, 2016

SonicWall Firewall: Allowing RDP Access To An Internal Server

I dont personally recommend doing this config, but the customer asked for it.  They wanted to directly RDP to the public address of the firewall and do a port translation to an internal server so that they could access it from the outside.  I prefer VPN personally, but hey, its their call.
First, create a rule, then a NAT policy.

Now, NAT rule:


  1. Boy, I'd have a difficult time doing that for a customer. I'd likely say no so I don't get the finger pointed at me when they were broken in to.

    1. I hear you Darren. I can tell them the risk, but ultimately, its up to them. I guess all I can do is warn them.


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