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Manufacturer: Cisco
Product ID: WS-C6503-E-FWM-K9
Product Description: Cisco Catalyst 6503E Firewall Security System
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Pre-Owned, Used And Refurbished Cisco WS-C6503-E-FWM-K9

The Cisco WS-C6503-E-FWM-K9is the Cisco Catalyst 6503E Firewall Security System designed for the Catalyst 6500 series switches. The WS-C6503-E-FWM-K9, along with the other security products from Cisco represent top of the line security and firewall features to ensure that your data is safe.

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General Information
Manufacturer: Cisco
Product ID: WS-C6503-E-FWM-K9
Product Description: Cisco Catalyst 6503E Firewall Security System
Product Type: Switch Chassis
Marketing Information
The Cisco Catalyst 6503-E Firewall Security System is a 3-slot model providing an easily deployed solution that integrates a Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Supervisor Engine 720 (with integrated policy and multilayer switch feature cards [PFC3/MSFC3] for system control, routing services, and dual-Gigabit-Ethernet ports); a Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Firewall Services Module providing 5 Gbps of firewall services; and a single open slot for site customization.
I/O Expansions
Number of Total Expansion Slots: 3
Network & Communication
Layer Supported: 2
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor: Rack-mountable
Height: 7"
Width: 21.8"
Depth: 17.4"
Weight (Approximate): 33 lb
Additional Information:
  • Supervisor engines are installed in slot 1 and slot 2
  • Supports up to two Catalyst 6500 series modules
  • Does not support the WS-C6500-SFM and WS-X6500-SFM2 Switch Fabric Modules
  • The Cisco Catalyst 6503-E supports both Cisco Catalyst OS and Cisco IOS Software
  • The Cisco Catalyst 6503-E provides maximum uptime with redundancy and rapid (1 to 3 seconds) stateful failover across supervisor engines.
  • Supports one or two power supplies

Clock and VTT module:

  • One replaceable clock module (CLK-7600=) provides clocking signals to the EOBC channel and the switching bus
  • Non-replaceable voltage termination (VTT) module provides reference voltage for bus signals

Firewall Services Module feature:

  • Intelligent Network Services
  • Core Stateful Firewall Services
  • Service Virtualization (Multiple Security Context Mode)
  • Inspection Engines
  • Application Inspection Control
  • System Management
  • Logging/Monitoring

Firewall Services Module Platform Performance and Capacities:

  • Performance:
  • 5.5 Gbps of throughput per FWSM
  • Up to 4 FWSMs (20 Gbps) per Cisco Catalyst 6500 chassis
  • 2.8 Mpps
  • 1 million concurrent connections
  • 100,000 connection setups and teardowns per second
  • 256,000 concurrent NAT and 256,000 concurrent PAT translations
  • Jumbo Ethernet packets (8500 bytes) supported
  • VLAN Interfaces:
  • 1000 total per FWSM
  • 256 VLANs per security context in routed mode
  • 8 VLAN pairs per security context in transparent mode
  • ACLs:
  • Up to 80,000 ACLs
  • Virtual Firewalls (security contexts):
  • 20, 50, 100, and 250 virtual firewall licenses
  • 2 virtual firewalls and 1 administrative context are provided for testing purposes

Supervisor Engine 720 Features:

  • Enables new applications and services with h/w accelerated IPv6, MPLS, GRE and NAT
  • 720 Gbps switch fabric backplane with a new routing and forwarding engine, including a third generation policy feature card (PFC3)
  • centralized forwarding (CEF) at 48Mpps/720Gbps, accelerated CEF at 400Mpps (peak) /720Gbps and, distributed forwarding (dCEF) 400Mpps (sustained)/720Gbps

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