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GMS Software, UMA EM5000 & Virtual Appliance

SonicWALL® offers a variety of management and reporting solutions to meet the unique needs of your organization. SonicWALL Global Management System (GMS®) , Scrutinizer and Analyzer complement and extend SonicWALL security products and services, helping businesses optimize security, manage growth and ease administrative burdens.

GMS Software and Virtual Appliance.

SonicWALL GMS makes it easy to centrally manage and rapidly deploy SonicWALL appliances and security policy configurations. By deploying SonicWALL GMS as a software application on a third party Windows® server, organizations can leverage existing infrastructure and easily change, update or add on to their Windows-based system.


SonicWALL Scrutinizer is a multi-vendor, application traffic analytics visualization and reporting tool to measure and troubleshoot network performance and utilization while increasing productivity for enterprises and service providers. Scrutinizer supports a wide range of routers, switches, firewalls and data-flow reporting protocols. When using IPFIX/NetFlow data exported by SonicWALL firewalls, Scrutinizer provides unparalleled insight into application traffic analysis. Scrutinizer also provides historical and advanced reporting, role-based administration, advanced analysis, and threshold-based alerts1, in addition to numerous special features for MSPs and ISPs2. SonicWALL is the only firewall vendor that provides a complete solution, combining off-box application traffic analytics with granular statistical data generated by SonicWALL firewalls.


SonicWALL® Analyzer is an easy to use web-based traffic analytics and reporting tool that provides real-time and historical insight into the health, performance and security of the network. Analyzer supports SonicWALL firewalls, Continuous Data Protection, backup and recovery appliances, and secure remote access devices while leveraging application traffic analytics for security event reports.

Application Usage Features
Advanced Troubleshooting Standard Standard Standard
Support for SonicWALL Firewalls Standard Standard Standard
Cross-platform reporting for SonicWALL firewalls, CDP & SRA Standard Standard No
Set Policies for SonicWALL Firewalls, AntiSpam, CDP & SRA No Standard No
Offline management for Firmware Updates / Configuration Changes No Standard No
Centralized license management for all SonicWALL appliances No Standard No
Flow Based Analytics Support for 3rd Party Routers, Switches, & Other Devices No No Standard
Enhanced forensics capabilities No No Standard
Cisco Advanced Reporting Module for Various Cisco Technologies1 No No Standard
Citrix Advanced Reporting Module (NetScaler) No No Standard
Visualizations and Reporting Features Analyzer GMS7 Scrutinizer
Historical Reporting Unrestricted Unrestricted Unrestricted
View Traffic Usage Per Interface Standard
Standard Standard
Active Device Monitoring & Alerting Standard Standard Standard
Centralized Logging Standard Standard Standard
Universal Scheduled Reports Standard Standard Standard
Geographic Map Visualization No
Standard Standard
Multi-Threat Reporting Standard Standard Standard
Attack Intelligence Reporting Standard Standard No
Compliance Reporting Standard Standard No
Multi-Appliance Reporting at the Group Level Standard Standard Standard
Reports Exportable as PDF Standard Standard Standard
Reports Exportable as CSV Standard Standard Standard
VoIP Reporting for SonicWALL Firewalls No No Standard
Cross Check Module: Integration with Thrid Party Monitoring Systems No No Standard
Administration Features Analyzer GMS7 Scrutinizer
Graphical Intelligent Reporting & Activity Visualization Standard Standard Standard
Customizable Dashboard Standard Standard Standard
Can be Deployed as Software Standard Standard Standard
Can be Deployed as a Virtual Appliance Standard Standard Standard
User-Based Reporting Standard Standard Standard
Centralized Web Interface for Analysis of Network Standard Standard Standard
Customizable Alerting No
Standard Standard
Customizable Dashboard per User / per Group No Standard Standard
Granular Control Over What Users are Permitted to See / Analyze No Standard Standard
Centralized Network Security Management No Standard No
Can be Deployed as an Appliance Standard Standard No
Supported Protocols & Other Technical Specifications Analyzer GMS7 Scrutinizer
Real-Time Traffic Usage Visualization per Application Standard Standard Standard
Deployable for management and reporting in an IPv6 network Standard Standard Standard
SonicWALL Product SNMP Support Standard Standard Standard
Third Party SNMP Support (non-SonicWALL products)
Standard Standard
Next-Gen Syslog Reporting (Custom Reports with Drill Down Capabilities) Standard Standard No
Real-Time & Historic NetFlow + IPFIX reporting No No Standard
Granular Analytics & Reporting (VLANs, MAC, NBAR, Flows, Flow Volume) No No Standard
VoIP Metrics (Latency, Codec, Caller ID, Duration, Destination, etc) No No Standard
API for Rich Integration Options No Standard
Third Party Flow Analytics Support (non-SonicWALL Products) No No Standard
  1. Cisco technologies include Cisco Medianet, Smart Logging and Telemetry, Cisco TrustSec (CTS), and Performance Routing (PfR)
  2. Detailed application usage reporting over time is only available for the recent past for a period of 10 minutes or less.