Cisco RV215W 802.11n VPN Router w/ 4 LAN ports

MX56481 RV215W 802.11n VPN Router w/ 4 LAN ports
MX56481 RV215W 802.11n VPN Router w/ 4 LAN ports MX56481 RV215W 802.11n VPN Router w/ 4 LAN ports

Product Info

Cisco RV215W Wireless-N VPN Router


Simple, Secure Connectivity for SOHO Locations
The Cisco ® RV215W Wireless-N VPN Router provides simple, affordable, highly secure, business-class connectivity to the Internet from small and home offices and remote locations. The Cisco RV215W has a USB port to enable 3G and 4G WAN connectivity that is perfect for remote regions or temporary connectivity.

The RV215W delivers connectivity for small offices and remote workers with a high-speed 802.11n wireless access point; a 4-port 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet switch; an intuitive, browser-based device manager and support for the Cisco FindIT Network Discovery Utility, all at a very affordable price.

Its combination of business-class features, support for virtual networks that enable highly secure guest access, simple installation, and top-quality user experience takes basic connectivity for small businesses with five or fewer employees to a new level, delivering support for the latest technologies.



  • High-speed, standards-based 802.11n wireless connectivity with fast throughput and broad coverage allows people to remain productive while away from their desks
  • Integrated 4-port 10/100 switch easily connects computers, printers, IP phones, cameras, and other devices to your network
  • Proven firewall with access rules and advanced wireless security keeps your business assets safe from predators
  • Quality of service (QoS) support prioritizes voice, video, and data traffic to keep your business moving
  • Separate "virtual" networks limit access to sensitive information and deliver highly secure wireless access to guests
  • IP Security (IPsec) and Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP) VPN provides highly secure remote connectivity for Windows and Mac OS computers
  • USB port allows 3G and 4G wireless Internet connectivity anywhere (USB data card required)
  • IPv6, the latest version of the Internet Protocol, lets you take advantage of the newest technologies
  • An intuitive, browser-based device manager gets you up and running quickly, so you can get back to your business
  • Support for the Cisco FindIT Network Discovery Utility

Additional Information

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I/O Ports



Make and Model Cisco RV215W VPN Router
Part Number RV215W-A-K9-NA
Ports 4x 10/100 Mbps Ethernet WAN
1x 10/100 Mbps Ethernet LAN
Standards IEEE 802.11n standard-based access point with 802.11b/g compatibility
Radio and Modulation 802.11b: direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS)
802.11g/n: orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)
2 omni-directional 1.8 dBi gain fixed external antennas
Operating Channels 11 in North America
Automatic channel selection
Transmit Power 802.11b: 17 dBm +/- 1.5 dBm
802.11g: 15 dBm +/- 1.5 dBm
802.11n: 12.5 dBm +/- 1.5 dBm
Receiver Sensitivity -87 dBm at 11 Mbps
-71 dBm at 54 Mbps
-68 dBm at msc15, HT20°
-66dBm at mcs15, HT40°
Network Protocols Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server
Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE)
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
DNS proxy
DHCP relay agent
IGMP Proxy and multicast forwarding
Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
Dynamic DNS (DynDNS, TZO,,
Network Address Translation (NAT), Port Address Translation (PAT)
Port management
Port mirroring
Software-configurable network edge (DMZ) to any LAN IP
IPv6 Dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6
6-to-4 tunneling
Multicast Listener Discovery (MLD) for IPv6 (RFC 2710)
Stateless address auto-configuration
DHCP v6 Server for IPv6 clients on LAN
DHCP v6 client for WAN connectivity
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) v6
Static IPv6 Routing
Dynamic IPv6 Routing with RIP for IPv6 (RIPng)
IPv6 Rapid Deployment
Security Stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall
Port forwarding and triggering
Firewall access control lists and content filtering
Denial-of-service (DoS) prevention
MAC-based wireless access control
Static URL blocking or keyword blocking
Schedule-based Internet access policy
HTTPS web access to the device manager
Username/password complexity enforcement
Self-signed SSL certificate
Import and export certificate using Privacy-Enhanced Mail (PEM) format
VPN 5 IPsec client sessions using Cisco QuickVPN client
5 PPTP client sessions for remote client access
Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES)
Support for VPN pass-through of PPTP, L2TP, and IPsec
1 IPsec site-to-site tunnel for branch office VPN support
Antennas 2x Detachable Antennae with reverse SMA connectors (1.8dbi gain)
QOS Prioritization 802.1p port-based priority on LAN port, application-based priority on WAN port
4 priority queues
Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) support
Class of Service (CoS)
Bandwidth management for service prioritization
NAT Throughput 800Mbps
IPsec VPN Throughput 90Mbps (3DES / AES)
Management Protocols Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) v3
Event logging: local, syslog, email alerts
Firmware updates through a web browser
Imported/exported configuration files in simple text format
Simple browser-based configuration (HTTP/HTTPS)
Bonjour and Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Network diagnostics: Ping, traceroute, and DNS lookup
Performance NAT throughput: 90 Mbps
Concurrent sessions: 5,000
VPN throughput: 5 Mbps
Certifications FCC Class B, CE, IC, UL, cUL, Wi-Fi, C-Tick
Temperature Operating: 0 ~ 40° C
Storage: -20 ~ 70°
Humidity Operating: 10 ~ 85% RH, non-condensing
Storage: 5 ~ 90% RH, non-condensing
Power AC Power Adapter (included)
Output: 12Vdc @ 1.67A, 20W
Dimensions (LxWxH) 150 x 150 x 30mm
Weight 300g