CISCO Firewall ASA5506-K9

ASA 5506-X with FirePOWER services, 8GE Data, 1GE Mgmt, AC, 3DES/AES



Cisco ASA5506-K9, designed for small or mid-size enterprise or branch offices, is one of the Cisco ASA 5500-X Next-generation series firewalls with Firepower services.

Product NumberASA5506-K9
Interfaces8 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet interface,1 management port

Stateful inspection throughput (multiprotocol)

300 Mbps

Maximum 3DES/AES VPN throughput

100 Mbps
IPsec site-to-site VPN peers10; 50 with Security Plus license
Virtual interfaces (VLANs)5; 30 with Security Plus license
Memory4 GB
Flash8 GB
Power (AC or DC)AC Only
Height (rack units)Desk Top
Dimensions (D x H x W)9.23 in x 1.72 in x 7.871 in
Package Weight3.78 Kg


TypeCisco ASA 5506-X w/ FirePOWER Services
Application Control (AVC)
250 Mbps
Application Control (AVC) and IPS
150 Mbps
Maximum concurrent sessions


Maximum New Connections per second5,000
Supported applicationsMore than 3,000
URL categories80+
Number of URLs categorizedMore than 280 million
Centralized configuration, logging, monitoring, and reportingMulti-device Cisco Security Manager (CSM) and Cisco Firepower Management Center
On-Device ManagementASDM (version 7.3 or higher required)
FeatureCisco ASA 5506-X w/ FirePOWER Services
Stateful inspection throughput (maximum)750 Mbps
Stateful inspection throughput (multiprotocol)300 Mbps
Triple Data Encryption Standard/Advanced Encryption Standard (3DES/AES) VPN throughput100 Mbps
IPsec site-to-site VPN peers10;50
Cisco AnyConnect Plus/Apex VPN maximum simultaneous connections50
Virtual interfaces (VLANs)5;30
Security contexts(included; maximum) N/A
High availabilityRequires Security Plus License; Active/
Integrated Wireless Access Point (See Cisco AP 702 datasheet for WiFi technical details)N/A
Expansion slotN/A
User-accessible Flash slotNo
USB 2.0 portsUSB port type ‘A’, High Speed 2.0
Integrated I/O8 x 1GE
Expansion I/ON/A
Dedicated management portYes (To be shared with FirePOWER Services), 10/100/1000
Serial ports1 RJ-45 and Mini USB console
Solid-state drive50 GB mSata
Memory4 GB
System flash8 GB
System busMultibus architecture
Temperature32 to 104°F (0 to 40 °C)
Relative humidity10 to 90 percent noncondensing
AltitudeDesigned and tested for 0 to 10,000 ft (3048 m)
Acoustic noiseFanless
0 dBA
AC range line voltageExternal, 90 to 240 volts alternating current (VAC)
AC normal line voltage90 to 240 VAC
AC currentN/A
AC frequency50/60 Hz
Dual-power suppliesNone
DC domestic line voltageN/A
DC international line voltageN/A
DC currentN/A
Steady state12V @2.5.0A
Maximum peak12V @ 5A
Maximum heat dissipation103 British thermal units (Btu)/hr
Form factorDesktop, rack mountable
Dimensions(H x W x D)1.72 x 7.871 x 9.23 in. (4.369 x 19.992 x 23.444 cm)
Weight (with AC power supply)4 lb (1.82 kg)