Model: ASA5512-K9 Cisco ASA 5500 Series Firewall Edition Bundle
Detail: Cisco ASA 5500 Edition Bundle ASA5512-K9 ASA 5512-X with SW, 6GE Data, 1GE Mgmt, AC, 3DES/AES
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ASA5512-K9 Overview

Cisco ASA 5512-K9 delivers superior performance with up to 1 Gbps stateful inspection throughput, 250 IPsec VPN peers, 100,000 concurrent connections and 1 expansion slot makes it ideally suited for the small, mid-size enterprises or branch offices while delivering enterprise-strength security. ASA 5512-K9 needs Security PLus license to support Active/Active and Active/Standby.

Quick Specs

Table 1 shows the Quick Specs.

Product Code ASA5512-K9
Interfaces 6 copper GE ports,

1 copper GE management port,

1 expansion slot

Stateful inspection throughput (maximum) 1 Gbps
3DES/AES VPN throughput 200 Mbps
IPsec VPN peers 250
Virtual interfaces (VLANs) 50; 100
Memory 4 GB
Flash 4 GB
Height (rack units) 1 RU
Dimensions (D x H x W) 4.24 x 42.9 x 39.5 cm
Package Weight 13.1 Kg

Product Details

Figure 1 shows the front panel of ASA5512-K9.

Table 2 shows the Front Panel LEDs’ descriptions.

LED Color Description
BOOT Flashing green Power-up diagnostics are running, or system is booting.
Solid green System has passed power-up diagnostics.
Off Power-up diagnostics are not operational.
ACTIVE Solid green Failover pair is operating normally.
Off Failover is not operational.
PS Power supply status
ALARM Off Normal operating system function.
Solid amber Critical Alarm indicating one or more of the following:

–a major failure of a hardware or software component.

–an over-temperature condition.

–power voltage is outside of the tolerance range.

VPN Solid green VPN tunnel is established.
Off No VPN tunnel established.
HD Flashing green Proportioned to read/write activity.
Solid amber Hard-disk drive failure.
Off No hard-disk drive present.

Figure 2 shows the back panel of ASA5512-K9.


LEDs six Gigabit Ethernet data interfaces
One Console port AC Socket
two USB Ports one Management 0/0 interface

· There are six LEDs on the back panel: POWER, ALARM, BOOT, ACTIVE, VPN, and HD.

The Licenses

Table 3 shows the recommended licenses for ASA5512-K9.

Licenses Description
L-ASA-AC-E-5512= AnyConnect Essentials VPN Licenses – Cisco L-ASA-AC-E-5512=,

AnyConnect Essentials VPN License – ASA 5515-X (250 Users) for Cisco ASA 5500 Series

L-ASA-AC-M-5512= Cisco VPN Licenses – L-ASA-AC-M-5512=

AnyConnect Mobile – ASA 5515-X (req. Essentials or Premium) VPN Licenses for Cisco

L-ASA5512-ME-K9= Cisco ASA 5500 Series Unified Communications Licenses – L-ASA5512-ME-K9,

ASA 5512-X Intercompany Media Engine K9 License (eDelivery) for Cisco ASA 5500 Series

L-ASA5512-IPS-SSP= Cisco ASA 5500 Series IPS Security Services Processors – L-ASA5512-IPS-SSP=,

ASA 5512-X IPS SSP License for Cisco ASA 5500 Series

L-ASA-VPNP-5512= Cisco VPN Licenses – L-ASA-VPNP-5512

Premium Shared VPN Participant License – ASA 5512-X VPN Licenses for Cisco

L-ASA-AC-PH-5512= Cisco VPN Licenses – L-ASA-AC-PH-5512=

AnyConnect VPN Phone License – ASA 5512-X (req Premium lic) VPN Licenses for Cisco

L-ASA5512-BOT-1YR= Cisco ASA 5500 Firewall License L-ASA5512-BOT-1YR

ASA 5512-X Botnet Traffic Filter Lic. for 1 Yr (eDelivery) for Cisco 5500 Firewall

Compare to Similar Items

Table 4 shows the comparison of ASA5512-K9, ASA5515-K9 and ASA5525-K9.

Models ASA5512-K9 ASA5515-K9 ASA5525-K9
Stateful Inspection Throughput (maximum) 1 Gbps 1.2 Gbps 2 Gbps
Next-generation firewall throughput (multiprotocol) 200 Mbps 350 Mbps 650 Mbps
Memory 4GB 8GB 8GB
Flash 4GB 8GB 8GB
Height (rack units) Desk Top 1 RU 1 RU

ASA5512-K9 Specification

ASA5512-K9 Specifications

Feature Cisco ASA 5512-X; Security Plus
Stateful Inspection Throughput (Maximum) 1 Gbps
Stateful Inspection Throughput (Multiprotocol) 500 Mbps
IPS Throughput 250 Mbps(Extra hardware not required)
Next-Generation Throughput(Multiprotocol) 200 Mbps
3DES/AES VPN Throughput 200 Mbps
Users/Nodes Unlimited
IPsec VPN Peers 250
Cisco Cloud Web Security Users 100
Premium AnyConnect VPN Peers(Included/Maximum) 2/250
Concurrent Connections 100,000
New Connections/Second 10,000
Virtual Interfaces (VLANs) 50; 100
Security Contexts (Included/Maximum) 0,0; 2,5
High Availability Not supported; Active/Active and Active/Standby
Expansion Slot 1 interface card
User-Accessible Flash Slot No
USB 2.0 Ports 2
Integrated I/O 6 GE Copper
Expansion I/O 6 GE Copper or 6 GE SFP
Serial Ports 1 RJ-45 console
Solid State Drive 1 slot, 120 GB MLC SED
Memory 4 GB
Minimum System Flash 4 GB
System Bus Multibus architecture
Temperature 23 to 104°F (-5 to 40°C)
Relative Humidity 10 to 90 percent noncondensing
Altitude Designed and tested for 0 to 15,000 ft (4572m)
Shock 70G, 4.22 m/sec
Vibration 0.41 Grms2 (3 to 500 Hz) random input
Acoustic Noise 64.2 dBa max
Temperature -13 to 158ºF (-25 to 70ºC)
Relative Humidity 10 to 90 percent noncondensing
Altitude Designed and tested for 0 to 15,000 ft (4570m)
Shock 70G, 4.22 m/sec
Vibration 1.12 Grms2 (3 to 500 Hz) random input
AC Range Line Voltage 100 to 240 VAC
AC Normal Line Voltage 100 to 240 VAC
AC Current 4.85A
AC Frequency 50/60 Hz
Dual-Power Supplies None
DC Domestic Line Voltage -40.5 to 56 VDC (-48 VDC nominal)
DC International Line Voltage -55 to -72 VDC (-60 VDC nominal)
DC Current 15A (maximum input)
Steady State 51W
Maximum Peak 56W
Maximum Heat Dissipation 192 BTU/hr
Form Factor 1 RU, 19-in. rack-mountable
Dimensions (H x W x D) 1.67 x 16.7 x 15.6 In (4.24 x 42.9 x 39.5 cm)
Weight (with AC Power Supply) 13.39 lb (6.07 kg)
Safety IEC 60950-1: 2005, 2nd <Edition
EN 60950-1:2006+A11: 2009
UL 60950-1:2007, 2nd Edition;
CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, 2nd> Edition
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) CE: EN55022 2006+A1: 2007 Class A; EN55024 1998+A1:2001+A2:2003; EN61000-3-2 2009; EN61000-3-3 2008;
FCC: CFR 47, Part 15 Subpart B Class A 2010, ANSI C63.4 2009;
VCCI: V-3/2011.04;
KC: KN22 & KN24
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