This article provides instructions on how to integrate SonicWall to Lifecycle Manager.

Administrator user credentials for SonicWall and Lifecycle Manager or member permissions of Manage Sync Settings selected are required to add an integration to Lifecycle Manager.

Additional prerequisite

  • Devices already existing in the SonicWall account


Integration steps in SonicWall - MFA required

Create a new MySonicWall account with access to view the device data needed in Lifecycle Manager.

Multi-Factor Authorization required for MySonicWall user

The following instructions provide the necessary steps for when Multi-Factor Authorization needs to be set up for the user in MySonicWall.

  1. Sign in to MySonicWall

  2. Navigate to Resources & Support > My Groups

  3. Under the Users tab, click the "+" to add a new user

    1. The email address must be unique and valid to receive the invite email

  4. Fill in the following:

    1. Email: The email address you're using

    2. First name: Lifecycle

    3. Last name: Manager

    4. Contact type: Employee

    5. User group: Your primary group

  5. Accept the invite and create a strong, complex password for the account

  6. Set up Two-factor Authentication in SonicWall, using the below screenshot for reference

  7. Scan the QR code or manually enter the 16 digit code into your authenticator app to retrieve a 6 digit verification code

  8. Enter the 6 digit verification code into the field in MySonicWall to finish the MFA setup

Important
Copy or write down the 16-digit Two-factor authentication code as shown in the screenshot. You'll need to enter this code into Lifecycle Manager, and your authenticator app as SonicWall wants to verify the 6 digit authenticator code on their MFA setup page.

Integration steps in SonicWall - MFA already setup

The following instructions provide the steps for integrating successfully with a MySonicWall user that already has Multi-Factor Authorization set up.

Multi-Factor Authorization already set up for MySonicWall user

These instructions are for integrating with a MySonicWall user that already has Multi-Factor Authorization enabled.

  1. Navigate to the My Account page in MySonicWall

  2. In the Additional Options section, click the information button

  3. On the Enable Two Factor Authentication, click the link in the following image below to reveal the 16 digit code.

  4. Navigate to your SonicWall integration in Lifecycle Manager and update your credentials.

Integration steps in Lifecycle Manager

  1. Sign in to Lifecycle Manager

  2. Navigate to Settings > Integrations > Add > SonicWall

  3. Enter your newly-created MySonicWall account credentials

  4. Enter your 16-digit Two-factor Authentication code

  5. Click Save SonicWall Setup.

Verify the devices are visible
Sign in to both accounts to verify the hardware assets you expect to see in Lifecycle Manager are also visible in your MySonicWall account.

When you click Save SonicWall Setup, Lifecycle Manager performs a full sync. When finished, you should be able to view your hardware assets in your account.


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