HIGH AVAILABILITY Netgate 1541

Netgate 1541 security gateways can be configured as high availability (HA) pairs.

Intel® XEON D-1541 TOP OF THE LINE PROCESSING POWER WITH 10 GbE NETWORKING BUILT-IN

The XG-1541 1U 19″ rack mount system is a state of the art pfSense® Security Gateway appliance, featuring the 8 Core Intel® Xeon® D-1541 processor with AES-NI to support a high level of I/O throughput and optimal performance per watt.  This pfSense appliance can be configured as a firewall, LAN or WAN router, VPN appliance, DHCP Server, DNS Server, and IDS/IPS with optional packages to deliver a high performance, high throughput front-line security architecture at a excellent price per gigabit.

Built with performance, versatility, and low total cost of ownership in mind, pfSense systems meet the growing needs of organizations of all sizes.

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CPU: Eight Core Intel Xeon® 2.1 GHz, with AES-NI compatibility, significantly improves encrypted throughput and increases RAM performance by up to 50%.

Network Ports: Expandable up to 8 network ports the Netgate 1541 features (2) 10GBase-T LAN/WAN via SoC, (2) 1 GbE LAN/WAN via Intel i350-AM2, and support for a 4-Port Intel 1 GbE, or a 2- or 4-Port X710 Intel 10 GbE SFP+ expansion card.

Storage: 500 GB M.2 SSD

Memory: 16 GB DDR4 (Expandable to 32 G ECC), DDR4 memory allows more stable, higher transfer rates for memory-intensive applications (e.g. IDS/IPS). Our hardware flexibility allows you to upgrade your memory at any time to 32 GB, future-proofing this appliance.

HARDWARE SPECIFICATION

CPUIntel “Xeon-DE” D-1541, 2.1 GHz FCBGA 1667 supported SoC
CPU CoresEight Cores, 45W
NetworkingDual LAN via Intel® i350-AM2 1 Gigabit Ethernet
Dual LAN via SoC 10GBase-T
Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead
Supports 10GBASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
1x Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
Storage500 GB M.2 SSD
Memory16 GB ECC DDR4 RDIMM (expandable to 32 GB)
Expansion1x PCI-E 3.0 x 16 (in x4) AOC Slot
6x SATA3 ports
Other Ports1x BMC integrated ASPEED AST2400
1x IPMI Port
1x VGA Port
1x Fast UART 16550 Serial Port (header)
USB Ports2x USB 3.0 ports
LEDPower LED
Hard drive activity LED
2x Network activity LEDs
System Overheat LED
Information LED (temp., status)
Enclosure19″ 1U Rack Mount
Form Factor1U 1.7″x17.2″x9.8″
Cooling200W Low-noise PS with PFC: Active CPU fan, 40mm chassis fan
Power1x SATA DOM power connector

100-240V, 50-60Hz, 2.6 Amp MAX
AC Inlet: IEC320-C14 (3 PIN)
Power Cord: NEMA 5-15P to IEC320-Cxx

Environmental10°C to 35°C Operating Temp
8% to 90% Operating Relative Humidity (non-condensing)
Power Consumption20 W (idle)
CertificationsFCC, CE, RoHS, UL

All specifications subject to change without notice.

Highlights

L3 Forwarding

  • IPERF3 Traffic: 18.8 Gbps
  • IMIX Traffic: 15.1 Gbps

Firewall

(10k ACLs)

  • IPERF3 Traffic: 18.64 Gbps
  • IMIX Traffic: 12.3 Gbps

IPsec VPN

(AES-GCM-128 w/QAT)

  • IPERF3 Traffic: 9.30 Gbps
  • IMIX Traffic: 1.77 Gbps

Netgate 1541 performance tests conducted with pfSense plus software version 22.11

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Key Features

LOW TOTAL COST OF OWNERSHIP

  • No artificial limits or add-ons required to make your system fully functional.
  • No additional usage or feature based pricing. Enjoy unlimited users, unlimited firewall rules, unlimited IPsec tunnels, dual WAN, etc.
  • Standard configuration with 16GB of RAM and 256GB Micron M.2 SSD*.
  • Low power requirements to help save you money.
  • This system is designed for a long deployment lifetime.

GROWS WITH YOU

  • From firewall to Unified Threat Management, get all the security features you need to protect your home or business.
  • Flexible configuration and support for multi-WAN, high availability, VPN, load balancing, reporting and monitoring, etc.
  • Add optional packages such as Snort or Suricata for IDS/IPS and network security monitoring, Squid for optimized content delivery and SquidGuard for anti-spam/anti-phishing and URL filtering. 1
  • Maximum Active Connections: 16,000,000 (32,000,000 with 32 GB RAM)

EASY GUI MANAGEMENT

  • Manage pfSense Plus software settings through our web-based GUI.
  • No fumbling with a command line interface or typing arcane commands.

SECURE REMOTE ACCESS

  • Connect via encrypted Virtual Private Networks (VPN) between your offices, let mobile workers connect security, or connect to the Cloud!
  • Use the built-in Amazon VPC Wizard to easily establish VPN connections with your Amazon EC2 cloud.

Best For:

  • Medium to Large Sized Networks with 1U rack mount cabinets
  • Medium to Large Sized Branch Office with heavy loads
  • Managed Service Providers (MSP) / Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) On Premises Appliance
  • Enterprise
  • Anyone with High-Speed 10 Gigabit and/or 1 Gigabit Connections
  • Anyone with many VPN Connections
  • Anyone with high speed connections who wish to configure IDS/IPS features

Software Features

pfSense Plus software is a powerful firewall, router and VPN solution that leverages a number of highly-regarded open-source projects. The software competes effectively with far more expensive, commercial alternatives and is used by hundreds of thousands of businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies all over the world. Leading secure-networking features and capabilities include:

  • Ad blocker (pfBlockerNG)
  • Captive Portal
  • CARP / HA
  • DNS Server
  • DHCP Server
  • HTTP transparent / web / reverse proxy (Squid)
  • IP / Country block list (pfBlocker)
  • IDS/IPS
  • Packet capture / inspection
  • Port forwarding
  • QOS / rate limiters
  • Software load balancer (HA Proxy)
  • Traffic monitoring
  • Traffic logging, statistics, and graphs
  • Traffic shaping
  • VLAN
  • Wake-on-LAN
  • Website blocker (pfBlocker)