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WXA 6000
Specifications WXA 6000 software WXA 4000 WXA 2000 WXA 5000 Virtual Appliance WXA 500 Live CD
Platform Software5 Hardware Appliance Hardware Appliance Virtual Appliance (VMWare) Software5
Maximum Users1 2,000 240 120 360 20
Maximum Connections3 10,000 1200 600 1800 100
Maximum Web Caching Connections 10,000 1200 600 1800 100
Included/maximum concurrent WXA client licenses4 2/125 2/125 2/50 2/125 2/20
Features WXA 6000 software WXA 4000 WXA 2000 WXA 5000 Virtual Appliance WXA 500 Live CD
Byte Caching Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Web (HTTP) Caching Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
TCP/File Compression Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
CIFS/SMB Acceleration Standard Standard Standard Standard Yes2
Signed SMB Support Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Management Requires SonicOS 5.8.1.4 or later Requires SonicOS 5.8.1 or later Requires SonicOS 5.8.1 or later Requires SonicOS 5.8.1 or later Requires SonicOS 5.8.1 or later
SNMP Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Syslog Standard Standard Standard Standard Standard
Management GUI
Hardware WXA 6000 software WXA 4000 WXA 2000 WXA 5000 Virtual Appliance WXA 500 Live CD
Form Hardened SonicWALL Linux OS
Rack-mount Chassis N/A
1 RU 1 RU N/A N/A
CPU N/A Intel Dual Core 2.0GHz Intel 2.0GHz N/A N/A
RAM N/A 4 GB 2 GB N/A N/A
Hard Drive N/A 2x250 GB 250 GB N/A N/A
Redundant Disk Array (RAID) N/A RAID 1
N/A N/A
Dimensions N/A 17.0 x 16.4 x 1.7 in (43.18 x 41.59 x 4.44 cm) 17.0 x 16.4 x 1.7 in (43.18 x 41.59 x 4.44 cm) N/A N/A
Weight N/A 16 lbs/7.26 kg 16 lbs/7.26 kg N/A N/A
WEEE Weight N/A 16 lbs/7.37 kg 16 lbs/7.37 kg N/A N/A
Power Consumption (Watts) N/A 101 86 N/A N/A
BTUs N/A 344 293 N/A N/A
MTBF (Years) N/A 14.27 14.27 N/A N/A
Virtual Appliance WXA 6000 software WXA 4000 WXA 2000 WXA 5000 Virtual Appliance WXA 500 N/ALive CD
Hypervisor N/A N/A N/A ESX and ESXi (version 4.0 and newer) N/A
Operating System Installed N/A N/A N/A Hardened SonicLinux N/A
Minimum CPU N/A N/A N/A 2 x 1.6 GHz N/A
Allocated Memory N/A N/A N/A 4 GB N/A
Applied Disk Size N/A N/A N/A 250 GB N/A
VMware Hardware Compatibility Guide N/A N/A N/A VMware Hardware Capability Guide N/A
WXA 500 Live CD Only WXA 6000 software WXA 4000 WXA 2000 WXA 5000 Virtual Appliance WXA 500 Live CD
Minimum CPU N/A N/A N/A N/A Pentium 4 or higher
External Storage N/A N/A N/A N/A CD/DVD ROM Bay
Allocated Memory N/A N/A N/A N/A Minimum of 2 GB RAM
Allocated Storage N/A N/A N/A N/A Minimum of 80 GB Hard Disk
Storage Controller N/A N/A N/A N/A SATA Controller with Support for IDE Emulation
Additional Requirements N/A N/A N/A N/A Monitor/Keyboard
WXA 6000 software only WXA 6000 software WXA 4000 WXA 2000 WXA 5000 Virtual Appliance WXA 500 Live CD
Dell hardware Dell PowerEdge R320 N/A N/A N/A N/A
  1. Maximum users may vary depending on the number of connections being generated per user.
  2. CIFS/SMB acceleration is available only when the Live CD image is installed on the provided hardware.
  3. The max number of Connections is dependent on the hardware specifications and may vary depending on the hardware configuration. The specifications provided are the minimum requirements to run the WXA Virtual Appliance.
  4. NetExtender is required to use the WXA client software. Please refer to the WXA release notes for supportedoperating systems.
  5. The WXA 500 and 6000 software can be downloaded from www.mysonicwall.com and requires specific Dell hardware to operate.