SonicWall Reflexive NAT Policies for nexMatrix SIP Trunks
Many thanks to Matt York at Wilkes Communications/Riverstreet Networks in Wilkesboro, NC for providing this great documentation!
1:1 port 5060 Source PAT (Inside Local : Inside Global
This document will cover SonicOS Enhanced 6.5.x.x. Version 5 will be slightly different.
(Note:The CLI config is basically the same I just find it
easier to use the GUI when writing NAT polices than having to write down and
remember the many different address objects and services you are dealing with)
Create address objects that reference all SIP server hosts before you begin to configure any NAT polices.
Create a Custom Service Object specifically for SIP UDP 5060. The default SIP service object in SonicWall is geared toward port ranges, so you will want to create a new custom object.
3. Start building your NAT polices. I start from the outside:inside or ingress in
the X1 interface and create a reflexive policy
Next, make sure your reflexive policy from
the inside:outside has the proper address and service objects.
Capture traffic to make sure your new NAT/PAT
policies have applied. Please note that
this may take a few minutes to settle down if you have existing connections to
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