SonicWall offers an extensive technical training curriculum for network administrators, security experts and SonicWall partners who need to enhance their knowledge and maximize their investment in SonicWall products and security applications. The SonicWall Network Security Administrator (SNSA) for SonicOS 7 training curriculum
is designed to teach students specific SonicWall network security technologies. The course will provide students with the skills to successfully implement and configure SonicWall firewall appliances and security services. SonicWall recommends this course for networking professionals responsible for the daily operation of one or more security appliances. Once you have completed the SonicWall Network Security Administrator course, you
are eligible to take the SonicWall Network Security Administrator exam.
• Two days of instructor-led classroom training — 80 percent hands-on labs and 20
• Four hours of online learning pre-requisite modules
• Based on the recently released SonicOS 7 firmware
To access the SNSA certification exam:
1. Log in to your SonicWall University account.
2. The SNSA Exam page will be accessible through a link at the bottom of the eLearning course page.
3. You must complete the eLearning to activate the Exam access link.
4. If you did not pass the exam, you could purchase an additional attempt test key from the exam page at
5. The SNSA exam is proctored. If you take and pass the exam, you will receive a notification within three business days
with the final status of your exam.
6. Because this is a proctored exam, you will be required to take the exam on a single-monitor computer. Additional
resources are not allowed.
Network Security Essentials Administrator Training
You will learn the foundations of SonicOS Enhanced in this course. It gives you the context, information, and practical experience you need to start planning, putting into practise, and troubleshooting SonicWall security appliances with SonicOS Enhanced firmware.
The SonicOS Improved firmware’s configuration and deployment are covered in this technical training. You will get to know SonicWall’s cutting-edge feature set over a wide range, including Unified Threat Management (UTM), Single Sign On, VPN, and SSL VPN. In addition to learning how to validate settings and use SonicWall diagnostic tools for troubleshooting, you will also analyse the extensive list of security features SonicOS Enhanced has to offer.
This course includes formative evaluations (knowledge checks and practical tasks) to test new skill sets. When the course is over,
. At the end of the course, the instructor will administer an online certification exam. With successful completion of this course and passing the certification exam, you will be deemed a Certified SonicWall System Administrator (CSSA).
This course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of SonicOS Enhanced. It provides you with the background, knowledge, and hands-on experience to begin designing, implementing, and troubleshooting SonicWall security appliances running SonicOS Enhanced firmware.
This technical training covers configuration and deployment of the SonicOS Enhanced firmware. You will become familiar with a wide spectrum of SonicWall’s innovative feature set, such as Unified Threat Management (UTM), Single Sign On, VPN, and SSL VPN. As you examine the wide array of security features SonicOS Enhanced has to offer, you will also learn validation of settings and troubleshooting techniques using the SonicWall diagnostic tools.
Formative evaluations (knowledge checks and hands-on exercises) are incorporated throughout this course to test new skillsets. At the end of the course, the instructor will administer an online certification exam. With successful completion of this course and passing the certification exam, you will be deemed a Certified SonicWall System Administrator (CSSA).
- CSSA – Certified SonicWall System Administrator for Network Security
What you’ll learn:
Design, implement, and troubleshoot SonicWall security appliances running SonicOS Enhanced firmware Configure and deploy SonicOS Enhanced firmware Components of SonicWall’s feature setUse SonicWall diagnostic tools to validate and troubleshoot.
Who Should attend:
System engineers, channel partners, service partners, and system administrators.
Completion of the three e-Learning courses available from SonicWall that include:
- Network Security Essentials
- Virtual Private Networking with SonicOS
- Network Security Technology Overview
Other skills required include:
- Basic knowledge of networking concepts, network topologies, and the OSI model of networking protocol stacks
- Understanding of TCP/IP, network addressing, subnets, and Network Address Translation (NAT)
- Knowledge of basic router concepts
- Familiarity with IPSec functionality and implementation
SonicWall Security Certification Courses
SonicWall offers other training and certification courses to support the needs of our partners, customers and employees. These include:
SonicWall Network Security Professional (SNSP) Course
Available to students who have achieved the SNSA certification, the SNSP course is designed to further enhance an individual’s network security technical skills.
In this two-day, instructor-led course, students will learn how to monitor, investigate, analyze and configure SonicWall NGFWs running SonicOS — as well as how to enable advanced functionality related to secure and remote connectivity, network optimization, and threat prevention.
Upon successfully completing the SNSP program, the students will be able to demonstrate SonicWall product expertise and the application skillsets required to mount a proactive, effective defense against current and evolving network and cybersecurity threats.
Successful completion of the SNSP curriculum qualifies the student to take the SNSP Certification Exam.
SonicWall Secure Mobile Access Administrator (SMAA) Course
The Secure Mobile Access Administrator (SMAA) eLearning training curriculum is designed around specific SonicWall SMA 1000 series appliances. Students will learn to provide secure, anywhere access to applications and resources for employees, business partners and other users.
Once the Secure Mobile Access Administrator eLearning course has been completed, students are eligible to take the Secure Mobile Access Administrator exam.
The knowledge and abilities you gain from this course will help you successfully install and set up SonicWall firewall appliances and security services.
Students can gain the foundation, expertise, and practical experience necessary to start designing, deploying, and troubleshooting SonicWall Network Security solutions through the SonicWall Network Security Administrator (SNSA) for SonicOS 7.0 programme. At the heart of SonicWall’s most recent physical and virtual firewalls, including those from the TZ, NSv, NSa, and NSsp Series, is SonicOS 7, the company’s most recent and sophisticated security operating system. With support for SD-branch, SonicOS 7.0 offers cutting-edge security, streamlined policy management, and essential networking and management capabilities for distributed companies and small- to medium-sized businesses.
Please be aware that if you purchase this programme, you will receive ONE FREE EXAM VOUCHER to assist you in passing the SNSA certification