General InformationManufacturer Juniper Networks
Manufacturer Website Address: http://www.juniper.net
Type: Networking Security Appliance
Marketing Information:Weighing in at less than 2 pounds, the NetScreen-5GT is a feature rich enterprise-class network security solution with one Untrust 10/100 Ethernet port, four Trust 10/100 Ethernet ports, a console port and a modem port. Using the same firewall, VPN, and DoS mitigation technology as NetScreen's high-end central site products, the NetScreen-5GT is fully capable of securing a remote office, retail outlet, or a broadband telecommuter. The NetScreen- 5GT supports dial-backup or dual Ethernet ports for redundant Internet connections when network uptime is business critical. The NetScreen-5GT supports embedded virus scanning using Trend Micro's antivirus technology.
Product Type Network Security/Firewall Appliance
2000 x Concurrent Session
2000 x Concurrent Session
10 x Concurrent VPN Tunnel
10 x Tunnel Interface
Firewall Protection Denial of Service (DoS)
Firewall Protection Dynamic Denial of Services (DDoS)
Firewall Protection Network Attack Detection
Firewall Protection TCP Reassembly for Fragmented Packet Protection
Firewall Protection Malformed Packet Protection
Firewall Protection Deep Inspection Firewall
Firewall Protection Protocol Anomaly Detection
Firewall Protection Stateful Protocol Signature
Firewall Protection Content Inspection
Firewall Protection URL Filtering
Total Number of Ports 5
Management Port Yes
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
Network Standard 10/100Base-TX
Management & Protocols
Power Description:Input Voltage 110 V AC
Input Voltage 220 V AC
Input Voltage 12 V DC
Power Source Power Supply
Power Source AC Adapter
Physical CharacteristicsForm Factor Rack-mountable
Height 1.3 Inch
Width 8.0 Inch
Depth 5.0 Inch
Weight (Approximate) 1.50 lb
MiscellaneousAdditional Information Security: ICSA Firewall and VPN
MTBF (Bellcore model): 8.5 years
Number of application attacks detected w/DI over 250
Malicious URL filtering up to 48 URLs
Mode Of Operation
Layer 2 mode (transparent mode)
Layer 3 mode (route and/or NAT mode)
Virtual IP: 1
Mapped IP: 32
OSPF/BGP dynamic routing: 2 instances each
RIPv2 dynamic routing: 2 instances
Static routes: 1,024
PKI certificate requests (PKCS 7 and PKCS 10)
Automated certificate enrollment (SCEP)
Certificate Authorities Supported
VCCI class B.
About Refurbished Products
A proper network security appliance is able to provide you with threat defense, new malware protection, insightful reporting, application control, and more in one solution.
With organizations getting more and more reliant on software for automation and streamlining operations, users are getting strong emotional attachments to their vendors and applications. Advanced level appliances are thus needed to maintain the relationship between you, as an end-user, and the vendors.
Security appliances can be defined as any server appliance form that is created for the protection of your computer networks from undesired traffic. There are various types of security appliances in the market. Some of them include:
- Preventative devices: These scan networks and recognize probable security issues like vulnerability assessment appliances and penetration testing.
- Passive devices: Sense and reports undesired traffic. An example is intrusion detection appliances.
- Unified Threat Management (UTM): Appliances bring together features making one system like content filtering, some firewalls, and web caching.
- Active devices: These block undesired traffic. Examples of such are anti-virus scanning devices, content filtering devices, and firewalls.
There is a wide variety of appliances in the market which address most of the security concerns out there. The challenge is that all vendors claim they are able to achieve what your security requirements are. The preference is that this is done via wireless connection.
It would be great if the claims are determined to a particular degree by an independent body. The body would conduct benchmark tests to guarantee your safety is making some assumptions.
Efficiency of Security Appliances
A massive amount of code is employed in the creation of security appliances like IPS or IDS. Buffer overflows probability against a product management interface (management module) like this one is very high. Purchasing a product like this is essential in the hostile and complex computer environment of today.
You need to be aware of the existence of exploitable problems linked with a snort. Snort is the leading Open Source Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) around the globe. It utilizes a string of rules that aid in the definition of malicious activity on the network. It then uses the rules to locate packets matching against the activities and generates you, as the user, alerts.
Snort may be positioned inline to break off these packets. It has three main uses: Like a packet sniffer such as tcpdump, like a complete network intrusion prevention system, or like a packet logger essential in debugging network traffic. You can download snort and configure it for your business or personal use.
VPN in Security Appliances
A VPN device is a network appliance fitted with advanced security features. VPN appliance, also referred to as Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), is effectively a router offering you firewall protection, authorization, load balancing, and encryption for Virtual Private Networks.
It is a network device that uses a public telecommunication framework like the internet to offer individual users or remote offices secured proprietary data access. One of the commonly used conventions for the management of message transmission security on the internet is SSL. An ideal VPN device should provide multi-platform functionality and central management. It should also be compatible with all crucial network applications.
In networking, a network license facilitates many users on one particular TCP/IP network to have shared access to product licenses. The installed Network License Manager (NLM) controls the issuance of licenses to users.
On starting an Autodesk product, you are required to have a license from the license server via the network. If you have a license, NLM will allocate the computer and user starting the program a license. One thus decreases the number of licenses available on the server by one.