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How to Install SSL Certificate on Watchguard SSL100

This article explains how to install an SSL certificate on a Watchguard SSL100. I have purchased the certificate from godaddy. If you found this article useful please click on my referral link before ordering your SSL certificate – cheers! http://www.godaddy.com/itbook   Step1 – Download and Install OpenSSL NB – The SSL100 requires the certificate to …

Watchguard Policy Based Routing

There is another part of Multi-Wan which is only activated if you have a Fireware Pro license With policy-based routing, you can make sure that all traffic for a policy always goes out through the same external interface, even if your multi-WAN configuration is set to send traffic in a round-robin configuration. For example, if …

Setup Watchguard Logging

Select Setup from the Menu bar of Watchguard Policy Manager Click Logging Check the box “Send log messages to the Log servers at these IP addresses” Click Configure, click Add Enter the log server address and the encryption key used when setting up the log server. Click Ok, ok. Within 15 minutes the firewall will …

Watchguard Multi-WAN

This explains how to setup multiple WAN interfaces on a watchguard firewall. Firstly you need to change one spare port to be an external interface On the Menu Bar click on Network and select Configuration Select the interface you plugged in the 2nd external connection into Click Configure Enter an Interface Name – BT ADSL …

Initial Setup of Watchguard XTM

Step 1: Connect your Device With the network cables provided connect the firewall as per the picture below… 1.    Connect ETH0 to the Internet Router 2.    Connect ETH1 to Your laptop/computer Now Power on the firewall Step 2: Run the Web Setup Wizard Connect to Watchguard: By default the firewall will have an IP address …

Setup Office-Office Watchguard VPN

In the example below we are setting up a VPN between 2 offices. Step 1: Create VPN Gateway 1.            Click VPN from the Menu Bar 2.            Click Branch Office Gateway 3.            Click Add 4.            Type Gateway Name (i.e Gateway to RemoteOffice) 5.            Enter Pre-shared key 6.            Underneath Gateway Endpoints Click Add 7.            Under Local Gateway …

WAN failover

If you ever setup WAN Failovers on Watchguard’s under the monitor line section please use 8.8.8.8 as the IP Address to monitor, this is Google’s Public DNS server so it should rarely go down. By default it pings the default gateway but pinging the LAN interface of a router does not tell you if the …

Setup Watchguard Web Blocker

The below document explains how to setup Watchguard Web Blocker Step1: Enable Web Blocker From Watchguard Policy Manager: From the Menu bar Click on Subscription Services > WebBlocker and Click Activate. Click Next Check the boxes for the Proxy policies you want Webblocker enabled (Packet Filters cannot be enabled for webblocker) Click Next If you …