Comprehensive Log Analyzer and Reporting for SonicWALL Firewalls

SonicWall firewalls are a popular choice for organizations of all sizes seeking robust network security. These next-generation firewalls (NGFWs) go beyond basic packet filtering by offering features like deep packet inspection, intrusion prevention, and application control. SonicWall firewalls come in a variety of models to suit different needs, from entry-level solutions for small businesses to high-performance appliances for large enterprises. They are known for their ease of use, centralized management tools, and strong security capabilities, making them a valuable tool for protecting your network from evolving cyber threats.

Firewall Analyzer is a SonicWALL analyzer tool. It analyzes SonicWALL firewall logs and generates security and traffic reports. Apart from SonicWALL firewall logs, it analyzes logs from various network periphery security devices like, firewalls, proxy servers, IDS, IPS, VPN.

Firewall Analyzer monitors SonicWALL firewall logs. You have to configure SonicWALL firewall to forward the logs to Firewall Analyzer. SonciWALL firewall logs reveal numerous information on the nature of traffic coming in and going out of the firewall, helping you to strengthen the network security. Analyzing these logs is vital to understanding network security and bandwidth usage and plays an important role in optimizing the business use. Firewall Analyzer features help in collecting, analyzing logs and generates SonicWALL report.

Firewall Analyzer, a SonicWALL syslog analyzer, generates the following SonicWALL reports for network security and traffic:

Security reports

Traffic reports

Monitor SonicWALL firewall traffic

Firewall Analyzer, a SonicWALL bandwidth usage monitoring tool, generates traffic reports. The exhaustive bandwidth information provided by the firewall is fully utilized by the SonicWALL firewall log monitoring tool to provide extensive traffic reports. You can use the SonicWALL firewall bandwidth monitoring reports to augment bandwidth. It generates SonicWALL firewall user monitoring reports.

User-wise traffic:

The user-wise report of SonicWALL firewall log analyzer tool provides at-a-glance information about the top 10 users consuming bandwidth and shows bandwidth consumption of all users when expanded. You can analyze the reason for high consumption of bandwidth, and take necessary measures to optimize its use.

Protocol-wise traffic:

The protocol-wise report of SonicWALL firewall log analyzer tool will indicate when any sparingly-used protocol is consuming more bandwidth than average for each protocol. Protocols like video streaming consume more bandwidth, limiting the bandwidth required for other business processes. If Telnet and FTP protocols are being used excessively, it can indicate a network is vulnerable to attacks.

Country-wise traffic:

The country-wise traffic report of SonicWALL firewall log file analyzer, gives the list of countries by bandwidth usage. If you find the traffic is from a region with a track record of network attacks, you can take protective measures to reduce the traffic.

VPN reports:

View the big picture of VPN usage. You can find who is using a VPN, which VPN user group is using a VPN, and which users have been denied VPN access.


SonicWALL firewall bandwidth monitoring - traffic reports - ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer


These SonicWALL reporting will help you prioritize critical business bandwidth usage. 

With all these features, Firewall Analyzer is a comprehensive solution to meet your SonicWALL firewall monitoring needs. Get started now with a free trial of Firewall Analyzer.

If you are looking for more than just log management, Firewall Analyzer also provides comprehensive firewall rule and configuration management for SonicWall devices: Click here to know how.

Refer the Configure SonicWALL firewall help page, to fetch logs from SonicWALL firewall into Firewall Analyzer.


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