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  • Efficient (Efficient Networks, Inc. ) : 5935 ADSL Gateway (Annex B)

    5935 ADSLoISDN / Ethernet Gateway (Annex B)

    Efficient - 5935 - 5900 Series Efficient's 5935 is an ADSL Gateway for small and medium businesses. The gateway combines the functions of a DSL modem, switch, router, and firewall in a single chassis. It provides DSL access for up to 100 or more users with robust firewall and optional Secure Virtual Private Network (VPN) capabilities.


    • ADSL ITU G.992.1 Annex B G.DMT, ADSL ETSI TS101388, and Deutsche Telekom U-R2
    • Supports line rates
      • From 64Kbps to 8,128Kbps downstream
      • From 64Kbps to 1,024Kbps upstream
    • Embedded Operations Channel (EOC) support
    • IP Quality of Service (QoS) - By differentiating between types of IP traffic and giving priority to the most urgent or time-sensitive, the service provider can offer differentiated classes of service - not possible until now with DSL services.
      IP QoS example
    • High availability - Efficient Networks 5935 ADSL Business Gateways support high availability with a redundant configuration option and dial backup functionality. The gateway instantly detects if the DSL line is unavailable and, if so, automatically establishes a backup connection with the service provider.
      • Dial backup support
        • External modem
      • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)(RFC 2338)for failover support to other VRRP-capable routers
    • ATM
      • Encapsulation (IP, Bridging, and Bridge Encapsulated Routing) (RFC 2684/1483)
      • PPP over ATM (LLC and VC multiplexing) (RFC 2364)
      • Classical IP over ATM (RFC 2225)
      • Classical IP (RFC 1577)
      • AAL5
      • Virtual Circuit (VC) traffic shaping (CBR, PCR, UBR, VBR)
      • No pre-defined limit on VCs
      • I.610 OAM F5 end-to-end and segment LoopBack
      • Initiates and responds to LoopBack signaling
    • PPP (RFC 1661, RFC 2364)
      • PPP over Ethernet (RFC 2516)
      • PPP over ATM (RFC 2364)
      • Bridging (RFC 1638)
      • IP Routing (RFC 1331)
      • IPX Routing (RFC 1552)
      • Data compression of up to 4:1 (STAC™ LZS) (RFC 1974)
      • Van Jacobson header compression (RFC 1144)
      • Spoofing and filtering (IP-RIP, IPX-RIP, SAP, Watchdog, serialization)
      • Automatic IP and DNS assignment (RFC 1877)
    • Routing
      • TCP/IP with RIP1 (RFC 1058), RIP1-compatible and RIP2 (RFC 1389) or static routing on the LAN and/or WAN
      • Novell® IPX with RIP/SAP (RFC 1552)
      • DHCP server (RFC 2131, RFC 2132), relay agent (RFC 1542), and client (RFC 2132)
      • Automatically defers to other DHCP servers on the network
      • Automatically adjusts to changes in LAN IP addressing
      • No pre-defined limit on DHCP clients
      • DNS relay
      • Multiple subnets on the LAN support NAT, RIP1, RIP2, ARP and IP filters
      • Virtual routes can be defined based on user IP addresses or ranges
    • IP Address Translation
      • Network renumbering (RFC 1631)
      • Network Address Translation (NAT/PAT/NAPT)
      • NAT passthrough support for numerous applications including IPSec, PPTP, H.323, and NetMeeting
      • Supports public Web and e-mail servers with NAT
    • Configuration, Management and Monitoring
      • Easy setup through a browser-based user interface
      • Configuration and management using HTTP, serial console, SNMP, SSH, or Telnet
      • Out-of-band configuration and management using serial console port
      • Supports dedicated routed management PVC in bridged and routed mode
      • TFTP download/upload of new software, configuration files, and scripts
      • Stores backup copy of firmware on dual bank flash memory for system recovery
      • Performance monitoring data available using SNMP
      • Dynamic event and history logging
      • Network boot using a BootP server (RFC 2131, RFC 2132)
      • Syslog server support
    • Security Management
      • User authentication (PAP/CHAP)with PPP (RFC 1334, RFC 1994)
      • Password control for configuration manager
      • SNMP community name reassignment
      • Telnet/SNMP port reassignment/Access Control List
      • Role-based management
        • Four pre-configured templates
        • Up to 15 roles stored in local database
      • RADIUS management authentication support
      • SSH and IPSec secure management channels
    • Basic Business Firewall
      • Filter on source and/or destination IP address/port value
      • Filter on SYN, ACK flags and ICMP
      • Apply input, output, transmit, and receive filters on each interface
      • Stateful inspection when NAT is enabled
      • Logging and scripting
    • Virtual Private Networking
      • L2TP, IPSec, and L2TP inside of IPSec
      • No pre-defined limit on VPN tunnels
      • IPSec unnel and ransport modes with AH and ESP
      • Internet Key Exchange (IKE) including Aggressive Mode
      • DES (56-bit) and 3DES (168-bit) encryption
      • Supports Perfect Forward Secrecy (DH Groups 1 and 2)
      • Provides protection from replay attacks
      • Implements RFCs 2104, 2401-2410, 2412, and 2451
    Information used to be available at:

    http://www.efficient.com/products/5930.html and

    Technology: ADSL (G.992.1)
    Linux support: Yes

    external WWW: Efficient Networks, Inc. : http://www.efficient.com/products/5930.html web page used to be available at: http://www.efficient.com/products/5930.html

    external PDF: Efficient Networks, Inc. : http://www.efficient.com/pdf/products/5930.pdf PDF documentation used to be available at: http://www.efficient.com/pdf/products/5930.pdf
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