Model: ASA5515-K9 Cisco ASA 5500 Series Firewall Edition Bundle
Detail: Cisco ASA 5500 Edition Bundle ASA5515-K9 ASA 5515-X with SW, 6GE Data, 1GE Mgmt, AC, 3DES/AES
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ASA5515-K9 Overview

Cisco ASA 5515-X supports Active/Active and Acitve/standby failover to enable the firewall redundancy. It delivers up to 1.2 Gbps stateful inspection throughput, 250 IPsec VPN peers, 250,000 concurrent connections and 1 expansion slot, which makes it ideally suited for the small, mid-size enterprises or branch offices.

Quick Specs

Figure 1 shows the appearance of ASA5515-K9.

Table 1 shows the Quick Specs.

Product Code ASA5515-K9
Interfaces 6 copper GE ports, 1 copper GE management port
Stateful inspection throughput (multiprotocol) 600 Mbps
Maximum 3DES/AES VPN throughput 250 Mbps
IPsec site-to-site VPN peers 250
Virtual interfaces (VLANs) 100
Memory 8 GB
Flash 8 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 2 shows the front panel of ASA5515-K9.


Power button
Front Panel LED
Hard-disk release button

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 3 shows the back panel of ASA5515-K9.


Back Panel LED: Power, Alarm, Boot, Active, VPN, HD0, HD1 Power supply
Console port GigabitEthernet data interfaces (0/0 through 0/5)
USB Ports Management 0/0 interface

·The GigabitEthernet interface connects with an RJ-45 cable and must be restricted to management use only

The Licenses

Table 3 shows the recommended licenses for ASA5515-K9.

Licenses Description
L-ASA-AC-E-5515= AnyConnect Essentials VPN Licenses , AnyConnect Essentials VPN License – ASA 5515-X (250 Users) for Cisco ASA 5500 Series
L-ASA-AC-M-5515= Cisco VPN Licenses, AnyConnect Mobile – ASA 5515-X (req. Essentials or Premium) VPN Licenses for Cisco
L-ASA5515-ME-K9= Cisco ASA 5500 Series Unified Communications Licenses, ASA 5515-X Intercompany Media Engine K9 License (eDelivery)
L-ASA5515-IPS-SSP= Cisco ASA 5500 Series IPS Security Services Processors , ASA 5515-X IPS SSP License for Cisco ASA 5500 Series
L-ASA-VPNP-5515= Cisco VPN Licenses ,Premium Shared VPN Participant License – ASA 5515-X VPN Licenses for Cisco
L-ASA-AC-PH-5515= Cisco VPN Licenses , AnyConnect VPN Phone License – ASA 5515-X (req Premium lic) VPN Licenses for Cisco
L-ASA5515-BOT-1YR= Cisco ASA 5500 Firewall License, ASA 5515-X Botnet Traffic Filter Lic. for 1 Yr (eDelivery) for Cisco 5500 Firewall

Compare to Similar Items

Table 4 shows the comparison of ASA5506-K9, ASA5508-K9 and ASA5515-K9.

Models ASA5506-K9 ASA5508-K9 ASA5515-K9
Interfaces 8 x 1 GE 8 x 1 GE 6 GE Copper
Stateful Inspection Throughput


300 Mbps 500 Mbps 1.2 Gbps
Maximum 3DES/AES VPN Throughput 100 Mbps 175 Mbps 250 Mbps
Memory 4GB 8GB 8GB
Flash 8GB 8GB 8GB
Height (rack units) Desk Top 1 RU 1 RU

ASA5515-K9 Specification

ASA5515-K9 Specifications

Type Cisco ASA 5515-X w/ FirePOWER Services

Application Control (AVC)

500 Mbps

Application Control (AVC) and IPS

250 Mbps
Maximum concurrent sessions 250,000
Maximum New Connections per second 15,000
Supported applications More than 3,000
URL categories 80+
Number of URLs categorized More than 280 million
Centralized configuration, logging, monitoring, and reporting Multi-device Cisco Security Manager (CSM) and Cisco Firepower Management Center
On-Device Management ASDM
Feature Cisco ASA 5515-X w/ FirePOWER Services
Stateful inspection throughput (maximum1) 1.2 Gbps
Stateful inspection throughput (multiprotocol2) 600 Mbps
Triple Data Encryption Standard/
Advanced Encryption Standard (3DES/AES) VPN throughput3
250 Mbps
Users/nodes Unlimited
IPsec site-to-site VPN peers 250
Cisco AnyConnect Plus/Apex VPN maximum simultaneous connections5 250
Virtual interfaces (VLANs) 100
Security contexts5(included; maximum) 2.5
High availability Active/
Active and Active/
Integrated Wireless Access Point

(See Cisco AP 702 datasheet for WiFi technical details)

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
Dedicated management port Yes
(1 GE)
Serial ports 1 RJ-45 console
Solid-state drive 1 slot, 120 GB MLC SED
Memory 8 GB
System flash 8 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 (4572 m)
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 (4570 m)
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 65W
heat dissipation
239 Btu/hr
Form factor 1RU, 19-in. rack-mountable

(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)
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