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ASA5540-AIP40-K8 Cisco ASA 5540 Security Appliance Refurbished

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ASA5540-AIP40-K8 ASA 5540 Appliance w/ AIP-SSM-40 SW HA 4GE+1FE DES 7 Ports Network Security/Firewall Appliance CompactFlash (CF) Card | Made by Cisco | Refurbished
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Performance and Scalability

The Cisco ASA 5540 Security Appliance is a firewall and VPN device designed for medium to large-sized organizations that require high-performance network security. The ASA5540-AIP40-K8 model comes with an integrated Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) module, which provides advanced protection against network threats.

Performance: The ASA 5540 can handle up to 650,000 concurrent connections, making it suitable for high-traffic networks. It has a maximum firewall throughput of 650 Mbps, and VPN throughput of 225 Mbps. The IPS module can handle up to 1 Gbps of traffic and up to 400,000 connections. It also supports up to 10,000 VPN connections.

Scalability: The ASA 5540 is designed for scalability, with support for up to 50 virtual firewalls (or contexts), which allow multiple organizations to share a single physical device while maintaining their own security policies. The device also supports multiple high-availability options, including Active/Active and Active/Standby failover configurations.

Management and monitoring

The Cisco ASA 5540 Security Appliance is a firewall device designed to protect networks from unauthorized access and cyber threats. The ASA5540-AIP40-K8 model includes an AIP-SSC-40 module that provides intrusion prevention and detection capabilities.

To effectively manage and monitor the ASA 5540, you can use the Cisco Adaptive Security Device Manager (ASDM) or the Command Line Interface (CLI). The ASDM is a web-based graphical user interface (GUI) that allows you to configure and monitor the ASA. The CLI provides a text-based interface for configuration and monitoring.

Here are some key management and monitoring tasks for the ASA 5540:

  • Configuration: You can use ASDM or the CLI to configure the ASA 5540 with firewall rules, VPN settings, and other security policies. You can also configure the AIP-SSC-40 module to detect and prevent network attacks.
  • Monitoring: You can monitor the ASA 5540 using ASDM or the CLI to view firewall logs, system status, and network traffic. You can also use the AIP-SSC-40 module to monitor for potential intrusions and attacks.
  • Maintenance: You can use ASDM or the CLI to perform software upgrades, backup and restore configurations, and manage user accounts.
  • Troubleshooting: You can use ASDM or the CLI to troubleshoot network issues, diagnose problems, and analyze system logs.

In addition to using ASDM or the CLI, you can also integrate the ASA 5540 with other Cisco security solutions such as Cisco Security Manager (CSM) or Cisco Threat Response (CTR) for advanced management and threat detection capabilities.

VPN and Remote Access Capabilities

The ASA5540-AIP40-K8 Cisco ASA 5540 Security Appliance is a high-performance security appliance that offers a range of advanced features, including VPN and remote access capabilities. With its powerful hardware and software, it is ideal for large enterprises and service providers that require secure, high-performance connectivity.

VPN Capabilities:

The ASA5540-AIP40-K8 Cisco ASA 5540 Security Appliance provides VPN capabilities that allow remote users to connect securely to the corporate network. It supports a range of VPN technologies, including IPsec VPN, SSL VPN, and AnyConnect VPN. These technologies provide secure and encrypted connectivity between remote users and the corporate network, ensuring that sensitive data remains safe from prying eyes.

Remote Access Capabilities:

The ASA5540-AIP40-K8 Cisco ASA 5540 Security Appliance also offers remote access capabilities that allow users to access corporate resources from remote locations. This is particularly useful for telecommuting employees or employees who need to work from home. The remote access capabilities of the ASA5540-AIP40-K8 Cisco ASA 5540 Security Appliance are provided through its VPN technologies, which allow users to securely connect to the corporate network from anywhere in the world.

General Information

  • Manufacturer: Cisco Systems, Inc
  • Manufacturer Part Number: ASA5540-AIP40-K8
  • Brand Name: Cisco
  • Product Series: 5500
  • Product Model: ASA 5540
  • Product Name: ASA 5540 Security Appliance
  • Product Type: Network Security/Firewall Appliance

Technical Information:

  • Virtualization
  • 5000 x IPSec VPN Peer
  • 2 x SSL VPN Peer
  • 2500 x SSL VPN Peer
  • 400000 x Concurrent Session
  • 25000 x Concurrent Session
  • 2 x Security Context
  • 50 x Security Context


  • Total Number of Ports: 7
  • USB Yes
  • Management Port: Yes
  • Network & Communication:
  • Ethernet Technology: Fast Ethernet
  • Network Standard: 10/100/1000Base-T
  • Network Standard: 10/100Base-TX
  • I/O Expansions
  • Number of Total Expansion Slots: 2
  • Expansion Slot Type: SSM
  • Number of SSM Slots: 1
  • Management & Protocols:
  • Manageable: Yes
  • Memory:
  • Standard Memory: 1 GB
  • Flash Memory: 64 MB
  • Memory Card Supported: CompactFlash (CF) Card
  • Power Description:
  • Input Voltage: 110 V AC
  • Input Voltage: 220 V AC
  • Power Source: Power Supply
Product Condition:
Warranty provided by ALLHDD.COM:
90 Days

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