Secure Mobile Access Basic Administration (SMABA)

The Secure Mobile Access Basic Administration (SMABA) Training Course provides instruction on the administration and management of the SMA appliance to provide secure, anywhere access to applications and resources for employees, business partners and other users. The course covers using the Appliance Management Console (AMC) to provide users with secure access to any application, from any network, based on secure authentication and authorization policies. Students will also learn how to deploy graphical terminal shortcuts for native Web-based access to Windows Terminal Servers and Citrix server farms. This class is recommended for all administrators of SonicWall Secure Mobile Access (SMA) appliances who need to maintain and monitor a SonicWall SMA appliance. The SMABA course culminates with the CSSA Certification exam for the Secure Mobile Access Product. While this exam is not a part of the class, you will have access to it on-line via your personal work MySonicWall Account.

Training Delivery Modality
Instructor-led training with emphasis on hands-on exercises:
  • Traditional Instructor-Led
  • Virtual Classroom
  • Private On-Site
This class is taught over 2 business days.

Intended Audience
System engineers, channel partners, service partners, end users

  • It is assumed that the student will have at a basic understanding of the technologies being used in their environments or the environments of their customers.
  • Basic understanding of networking and networking technologies
  • Comfortable with basic command-line utilities
  • Familiarity with SSL, certificates, and certificate authorities
  • Basic understanding of directories (LDAP, Microsoft Active Directory, or RADIUS)
  • Basic understanding of VPN technology (IPSec and SSL)
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Course Outline
Section 1: Course Introduction
  • Course Introduction
  • Classroom environment
  • Course materials
  • Introductions
Section 2: Installation and settings
  • Overview: Installation
  • General Settings
  • Network Settings
  • Certificate Settings
Section 3: Authentication Servers
  • Overview: Authentication Servers
  • Configuring Authentication Servers
Section 4: User Management
  • Realms
  • Groups
  • Communities
Section 5: Access Methods
  • Overview: Access Methods
  • Web Agents
  • Proxy Agent and Client
Section 6: Resources and Access Control Rules
  • Resources
  • Access Control Rules
Section 7: Workplace Portal
  • Overview: WorkPlace Portal
  • WorkPlace Sites
  • WorkPlace Shortcuts
Student assessment
  • Formative evaluations (knowledge checks and hands-on exercises) are incorporated throughout the course.
  • The Certification exam is available on-line via your personal work MySonicWall Account.
  • You will be given an activation key that will allow you to access the exam up to three times.
  • Any participant who successfully completes this course and passes the certification exam will be deemed a Certified SonicWall Security Administrator (CSSA).
  • The exam is administered outside the class. 180 minutes are allotted for 60 questions. A passing score is 80% or higher.
  • The exam is not restricted to material covered in class, and can include material found in Administrator Guides or Knowledge Base articles.
  • At the end of the exam you are immediately notified of your exam score and if you passed or failed the exam.
  • Upon successfully passing the exam you will be sent an email containing your CSSA certificate.
  • In addition, you can view your certification details, such as the certification expiration date, on MySonicWall. You can also print your certificate and access the CSSA certification logo for use on your business cards, email signatures, and resume.

Duration of certification
All SonicWall Certifications are good for two years from the date that you pass the exam.