Installing A New SonicWall

After you receive your pre-configured SonicWall from Mindware, follow the steps below:

  1. Turn your internet modem and the old SonicWall off
  2. Connect SonicWall WAN (or X1) port to modem WAN port
  3. Connect SonicWall LAN (or X0) port to your network switch
  4. Power the internet modem and SonicWall on
  5. After they have completed coming back up, you should be able to get back on the internet
  6. Contact Mindware to access the SonicWall to complete the setup


  • If this is your first SonicWall installation, your internet modem will need to be setup for bridge mode
  • Need to let us know when you plan on doing the install to make sure we are available
  • It should take less than 30 minutes