SonicWall Netextender Pros and Cons

SonicWall Netextender Pros

KE
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
The most valuable feature for the Netextender is the ease with which we can integrate it with SAML.
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Senior Systems Administrator at a manufacturing company with 51-200 employees
It allows us to work remotely.
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Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
The initial setup is pretty easy.
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System Administrator at RBDigital
NetExtender works very well. I never had an issue with it, and it has been working well for me. In terms of management, you have good control over the destination. You can use NetExtender to set the policy and the static route for a client. You can modify it based on what your client needs or can access. You have good control over routing.
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SonicWall Netextender Cons

KE
Solutions Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Right now, you have to load each license on to an appliance. You can't pool across multiple appliances. So, you end up having to do a lot of administrative work to recover if an internet provider goes down, and you cannot leverage it as easily into a DR solution.
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Consultant at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
There must be a multi-factor authentication enabled or integrated by default with it in order to be integrated with NetExtender.
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System Administrator at RBDigital
SonicWall can be difficult for some people, but I don't find it difficult. Some companies provide a VPN client for free, but you have to pay for NetExtender.
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Learn what your peers think about SonicWall Netextender. Get advice and tips from experienced pros sharing their opinions. Updated: July 2021.
522,693 professionals have used our research since 2012.