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Detailed Specs

X5500e X6500e X8500e
Throughput and Connections
Firewall throughput* 2.0+ Gbps 2.3 Gbps 2.3 Gbps
VPN throughput* 400 Mbps 600 Mbps 600 Mbps
Interfaces 10/100/1000 8 8 8**
Serial ports 1 1 1
Nodes supported (LAN IPs) Unrestricted Unrestricted Unrestricted
Concurrent sessions
(bi-directional)
250,000 375,000 500,000
Concurrent sessions
(uni-directional)
500,000 750,000 1,000,000
VLAN support 200 200 400
Local user database 5,000 6,000 8,000
VPN tunnels
Branch Office VPN 750 750 750
Mobile VPN IPSec 600 600 600
Mobile VPN SSL 1,000 4,000 6,000

* Throughput rates will vary based on environment & configuration

**Firebox X8500e is also available with four copper and four fiber interfaces under the model number X8500e-F (WG58510)

Security

Firewall
Stateful packet inspection, deep packet inspection, proxy firewall
Application Proxies
HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, FTP, DNS, TCP, POP3
Threat Protection
Blocks spyware, DoS attacks, fragmented packets, malformed packets, blended threats and more
VoIP
H.323. SIP, call setup & session security
Security subscriptions
WebBlocker, spamBlocker, Gateway AntiVirus/Intrusion Prevention Service (available in the Security Bundle)

VPN & Authentication

Encryption
DES, 3DES, AES 128-, 192-, 256-bit
IPSec
SHA-1, MD5, IKE pre-shared Key, 3rd party cert import
SSL
Thin client, Web exchange
PPTP
Server & Passthrough
VPN Failover
Yes
Single Sign-On
Transparent Active Directory Auth.
XAUTH
Radius, LDAP, Windows Active Directory
Other User Authentication
VASCO, RSA SecurID, web-based, local

Networking

Operating System
Fireware XTM Pro advanced OS
IP Address Assignment
Static, DynDNS, PPPoE, DHCP (server, client, relay)
Routing
Static, dynamic (BGP4, OSPF, RIP v1/v2), policy-based
QoS
8 priority queues, diffserv, modified strict queuing
High Availability
Active/passive, active/active with load balancing
NAT
Static, dynamic, 1:1, IPSec traversal, policy-based
Other Networking
Port independence, multi-WAN failover, transparent/drop-in mode, multi-WAN load balancing, server load balancing

Management

Management Platform
WatchGuard System Manager (WSM) v.11 or higher

4-device WatchGuard System Manager license included with purchase. Appliances activated online receive an automatic 5-device bonus pack.

Alarms and Notifications
SNMP v2/v3, Email, Management System Alert

Server Support
Logging, Reporting, Quarantine, WebBlocker, Management
Web UI
Supports Windows, Mac, Linux, and Solaris OS
CLI
Includes direct connect and scripting

Support & Maintenance

LiveSecurity Service
Hardware warranty, techinical support, software updates, threat alerts

Hardware

Product Dimensions
1.75"x16.75"x14.25" (4.5x42.6x36.2 cm)
Shipping Dimensions
7.25"x21.75"x19.0" (18.4x54.6x48.3 cm)
Shipping Weight
13.8 lbs (6.25 Kg)
AC Power
100-240 VAC autosensing
Power Consumption
Max 80 Watt (273 BTU)
Rack Mountable
1U rack mount

Environmental

Operating Temperature
32-113° F (0-45° C)

Non-operating Temperature
-40-158° F (-40-70° C)

Operating Humidity
10-85%
Non-operating Humidity
10-95% Non-condensing at 131° F (55° C)

Non-operating Random Vibration
7-28 Hz 0.001 to 0.01 G2 per Hz

Acoustic Noise
54 dBA at 20-25° C
Operating Mechanical Shock
20 G with 11 Msec duration 1/2 sine wave
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