bintec RS230a
Compact router with integrated ADSL 2+ modem
The bintec RS230a is a powerful and, thanks to its comprehensive equipment, flexible router. The integrated ADSL 2+
modem on the RS230a supports the ADSL standard Annex A (ADSL over POTS) in accordance with ITU G992.1.
The router in the fan-free metal housing guarantees long-term reliability in critical corporate applications and is ideal for
use as an access router in SMEs, branch offices and home offices. In addition to the integrated ADSL 2+ modem, the
device has five Gigabit Ethernet ports, which can be configured for LAN, WAN or DMZ, and comes with a licence for
five hardware-accelerated IPSec tunnels. A UMTS USB modem connected to the USB port can be used as a remote
configuration access and as an backup interface.
Using functions flexibly
Only a few functions are required to forward data packets between two networks. The bintec RS230a has features that
go far beyond just routing and allow it to be integrated into complex IT infrastructures. By using Extended Routing and
NAT (ERN) the data can be routed in IP routing according to criteria such as IP protocols (Layer 4), source or
destination IP address, source or destination port, TOS/DSCP, source or destination interface and the status of the
destination interface. In addition, you can also use network address translation to translate the data traffic for both
inbound and outbound connections and individually for each interface based on a wide range of criteria.
The comprehensive multicast support makes the device ideal for use in multimedia and streaming applications.
The Stateful Inspection Firewall (SIF) offers effective protection against attacks from the Internet through dynamic
packet filtering. Firewall handling is made easier through numerous pre-configured services. An optional content filter
rounds off the security functions of the devices*. In this case, all the outgoing Internet enquiries are classified and allow
contents not wanted to be reliably filtered out.
The basic equipment of the RS Series also offers a SIP application level gateway (ALG) for the direct connection of IP
telephones in the network or for registering with a VoIP provider, without affecting the security of the WAN connection.
The corresponding releases in NAT and the internal Stateful Inspection Firewall are controlled automatically by ALG for
the length of the communication.
Quality of Service is more than a watchword in FEC devices. Thanks to the rising convergence between voice and data,
the classification of data streams is gaining in importance. Our routers provide corresponding QoS mechanisms for
prioritising the VoIP traffic ahead of normal internet traffic, for example, and to guarantee it sufficient bandwidth.
Alternatively you can give normal data traffic priority over e-mail traffic. The bintec QoS implementation allows voice
data to be processed before e-mal data, for example, within a VPN tunnel.
The DNS proxy function supports the LAN for address implementation and the automated IP configuration of PCs is
carried out over an integrated DHCP server.
Comprehensive IPSec implementation
The IPSec implementation integrated in bintec RS230a works not only with preshared keys but also with certificates.
This allows a public key infrastructure to be created for maximum security. (The German Federal Office for Information
Security also recommends the use of certificates.)
Furthermore, the bintec IPSec implementation offers support when creating VPN connections with dynamic IP
addresses: Even small branch offices can be reached without having to be permanently online. If both VPN nodes only
have dynamic IP addresses, confidential information can continue. The exchange of IP addresses is carried out over a
dynamic DNS provider.
Load Balancing/Backup
The devices offer a unique level of flexibility thanks to the wide variety of interfaces supported. The bintec RS230a
supports the ability to configure two interfaces as WAN interfaces. As a result, there is not only more bandwidth
available, but there is the opportunity to spread data traffic across individual WAN connections according to load or
data type. Equally, you can use a connection (e.g. SDSL) for the VPN connection to the head office and use a second
WAN port for a low-cost ADSL connection to guarantee the company's other data traffic. If either connection fails, the
other can take over the entire data transfer. In the event that both lines fail, data traffic can automatically be routed over
a UMTS modem connected to the USB port.
Simple configuration and maintenance
The router is configured over the Funkwerk Configuration Interface (FCI), using the integrated configuration wizards for
example. The FCI is a web-based graphic user surface that you can use from any PC with an up-to-date Web browser
via an HTTP or encrypted HTTPS connection. It also offers the opportunity to manage the devices locally and remotely
over other configuration accesses such as Telnet, SSH and GSM dialin (only possible if USB UMTS modem is
connected).
DIME Manager from Funkwerk Enterprise Communications (FEC) is a free tool for managing FEC devices.
Dime Manager is aimed at administrators who manage networks with up to 50 devices. The software simplifies the
management and configuration of routers or access points either individually or in logical groups.
When developing DIME Manager, simple and efficient operation was the primary aim. It allows, for example, software
updates or configurations to be applied to individual devices or groups of devices simply by drag and drop. DIME
Manager recognises and manages new devices in the network using SNMP multicasts, in other words independent of
their current IP address.
* Content filtering is a fee-paying service and is available as a 30-day trial version.
Funkwerk Enterprise Communications GmbH - Suedwestpark 94 - 90449 Nuremberg - Germany
Phone: +49 - (0)911 9673 0
Fax: +49 - (0)911 688 0725
E-Mail: info@funkwerk-ec.com - www.funkwerk-ec.com
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DSL Interface
Feature
Description
ADSL
ADSL over POTS (ITU G.992.1 Annex A G.Lite (ITU G.922.2)
ADSL 2 / ADSL 2+
ADSL over POTS (ITU G.992.3, ITU G.992.5 Annex A)
ADSL 2
ADSL2 over POTS Annex L
ADSL 2
ADSL2 over POTS Annex M
ADSL
Support of Dying Gasp
ATM
Support of layer 1 protocol AAL5, PVCs, RFC 1483
ATM
Support of up to 7 virtual channels (VC)
ATM
Support of OAM F4/F5 line monitoring
ATM
Support of ATM traffic management (COS - CBR, VBR, UBR)
VPN
Feature
Description
PPTP (PAC/PNS)
Point to Point Tunneling Protocol for establishing fo Virtual Privat Networks, inclusive strong
encryption methods with 128 Bit (MPPE) up to 168 Bit (DES/3DES, Blowfish)
GRE v.0
Generic Routing Encapsulation V.0 according RFC 2784 for common encapsulation
L2TP
Layer 2 tunnelling protocol inclusive PPP user authentication
Number of VPN tunnels
Inclusive 5 active VPN tunnels with the protocols IPSec, PPTP, L2TP and GRE v.0 (also in
combination possible)
IPSec
Internet Protocol Security establishing of VPN connections
Number of IPSec tunnels
Inclusive 5 active IPSec tunnels
IPSec Algorithms
DES (64 Bit), 3DES (192 Bit), AES (128,192,256 Bit), CAST (128 Bit), Blowfish (128-448 Bit),
Twofish (256 Bit); MD-5, SHA-1, RipeMD160, Tiger192 Hashes
IPSec hardware acceleration
Integrated hardware acceleration for IPSec encryption algorithms DES, 3DES, AES
IPSec IKE
IPSec key exchange via preshared keys or certificates
IPSec IKE Config Mode
IKE Config Mode server enables dynamic assignment of IP addresses from the address pool
of the company. IKE Config Mode client enables the router, to get assigned dynamically an IP
address.
IPSec IKE XAUTH (Client/Server)
Internet Key Exchange protocol Extended Authenticaion client for login to XAUTH server and
XAUTH server for loging of XAUTH clients
IPSec IKE XAUTH (Client/Server)
Inclusive the forwarding to a RADIUS-OTP (One Time Password) server (supported OTP
solutions see www.funkwerk-ec.com).
IPSec NAT-T
Support of NAT-Traversal (Nat-T) for the application at VPN lines with NAT
IPSec IPComp
IPSec IPComp data compression for higher data throughput via LZS
IPSec certificates (PKI)
Support of X.509 multi-level certificates compatible to Micrososft and Open SSL CA server;
upload of PKCS#7/8/10/12 files via TFTP, HTTP, HTTP, LDAP, file upload and manual via FCI
IPSec SCEP
Certificates management via SCEP (Simple Certificate Enrollment Protocol)
IPSec Certificate Revocation Lists
(CRL) Dead Peer Detection (DPD)
IPSec
Support of remote CRLs on a server via LDAP or local CRLs
IPSec dynamic DNS
Enables the registering of dynamic IP addresses by a dynamic DNS provider for establishing a
IPSec connection.
IPSec RADIUS
Authentication of IPSec connections at a RADIUS server. Additionally the IPSec peers, which
were configured on a RADIUS server, can be loaded into the gateway (RADIUS dialout).
IPSec Multi User
Enables the Dial-in of several IPSec clients via a single IPSec peer configuration entry
IPSec QoS
The possibility to operate Quality of Service (traffic shaping) inside of an IPSec tunnel
IPSec NAT
By activating of NAT on an IPSec connection it is possible, to implement several remote
locations with identical local IP addess networks in different IP nets for the VPN connection
IPSec throughput (1400)
34 Mbps with 1400 Byte packets with AES 256 / AES 128 / 3 DES encryption
IPSec throughput (256)
11 Mbps with 256 Byte packets with AES 256 / AES 128 / 3 DES encryption
Continuous control of IPSec connection
Funkwerk Enterprise Communications GmbH - Suedwestpark 94 - 90449 Nuremberg - Germany
Phone: +49 - (0)911 9673 0
Fax: +49 - (0)911 688 0725
E-Mail: info@funkwerk-ec.com - www.funkwerk-ec.com
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Security
Feature
Description
NAT/PAT
Symmetric Network and Port Address Translation (NAT/PAT) with randomly generated ports
inclusive Multi NAT (1:1 translation of whole networks)
Policy based NAT/PAT
Network and Port Address Translation via different criteria like IP protocols, source/destination
IP Address, source/destination port
Policy based NAT/PAT
For incoming and outgoing connections and for each interface variable configurable
Content Filtering
Optional ISS/Cobion Content filter (30 day test license inclusive)
Stateful Inspection Firewall
Packet filtering depending on the direction with controling and interpretation of each single
connection status
Packet Filter
Filtering of IP packets according to different criteria like IP protocols, source/destination IP
address, source/destination port, TOS/DSCP, layer 2 priority for each interface variable
configurable
Routing
Feature
Description
Policy based Routing
Extended routing (Policy Based Routing) depending of diffent criteria like IP protocols
(Layer4), source/destination IP address, source/destination port, TOS/DSCP,
source/destination interface and destination interface status
Multicast IGMP
Support of Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP v1, v2, v3) for the simultaneous
distribution of IP packets to several stations
Multicast IGMP Proxy
For easy forwarding of multicast packets via dedicated interfaces
Multicast inside IPSec tunnel
Enables the transmission of multicast packets via an IPSec tunnel
RIP
Support of RIPv1 and RIPv2, separated configurable for each interface
Extended RIP
Triggerd RIP updates according RFC 2091 and 2453, Poisened Rerverse for a better
distribution of the routes; furthermore the possibility to define RIP filters for each interface.
Routing throughput (1518)
199 Mbps with 1518 Byte packets
Routing throughput (256)
198 Mbps with 256 Byte packets
Protocols / Encapsulations
Feature
Description
PPP/MLPPP
Support of Point to Point Protocol (PPP) for establishing of standard PPP connections,
inclusive the Multilink extension MLPPP for the bundeling of several connections
PPPoE (Server/Client)
Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (Client and Server) for establisching of PPP connections
via Ethernet/DSL (RFC 2516)
MLPPPoE (Server/Client)
Multilink extension MLPPPoE for bundeling several PPPoE connections (only if both sides
support MLPPPoE)
PPPoA
Point to Point Protocol over ATM for establishing of PPP connections via ATM/DSL
IPoA
Enables the easy routing of IP via ATM
DNS
DNS client, DNS server, DNS relay and DNS proxy
DYN DNS
Enables the registering of dynamic assigned IP addresses at adynamic DNS provider, e.g. for
establishing of VPN connections
DNS Forwarding
Enables the forwarding of DNS requests of free configurable domains to assigned DNS
server.
DHCP
DHCP Client, Server, Proxy and Relay for siplified TCP/IP configuration
Packet size controling
Adaption of PMTU or automatic packet size controling via fragmentation
QoS
Feature
Description
Policy based Traffic Shapping
Dynamic bandwidth management via IP traffic shaping
Bandwidth reservation
Dynamic reservation of bandwidth, allocation of guaranteed and maximum bandwidths
DiffServ
Priority Queuing of packets on the basis of the DiffServ/TOS field
Layer2/3 tagging
Conversion of 802.1p layer 2 priorisation information to layer 3 diffserv attributes
TCP Download Rate Control
For reservation of bandwidth for VoIP connections
Funkwerk Enterprise Communications GmbH - Suedwestpark 94 - 90449 Nuremberg - Germany
Phone: +49 - (0)911 9673 0
Fax: +49 - (0)911 688 0725
E-Mail: info@funkwerk-ec.com - www.funkwerk-ec.com
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Redundancy / Loadbalancing
Feature
Description
BoD
Bandwidth on Demand: dynamic bandwidth to suit data traffic load
Load Balancing
Static and dynamic load balancing to several WAN connections on IP layer
VPN backup
Simple VPN backup via different media. Additional enables the Funkwerk interface based VPN
concept the application of routing protocols for VPN connections.
Layer 2 Functionality
Feature
Description
Bridging
Support of layer 2 bridging with the possibility of separation of network segment via the
configuration of bridge groups
VLAN
Support of up to 32 VLAN (Virtual LAN) for segmentation of the network in independent virtual
segments (workgroups)
Proxy ARP
Enables the router to answer ARP requests for hosts, which are accessible via the router. That
enables the remote clients to use an IP address from the local net.
Logging / Monitoring / Reporting
Feature
Description
Internal system logging
Syslog storage in RAM, display via web-based configuration user interface (http/https), filter
for subsystem, level, message
External system logging
Syslog, several syslog server with different syslog level configurable
E-Mail alert
Automatic E-Mail alert by definable events
SNMP traps
SNMP traps (v1, v2, v3) configurable
Activity Monitor
Sending of information to a PC on which Brickware is installed
IPSec monitoring
Display of IPSec tunnel and IPSec statistic; output via web-based configuration user interface
(http/https)
Interfaces monitoring
Statistic information of all pysical and logical interfaces (ETH0, ETH1, SSIDx, ...), output via
web-based configuration user interface (http/https)
IP accounting
Detailed IP accounting, source, destination, port, interface and packet/bytes counter,
transmission also via syslog protocol to syslog server
RADIUS accounting
RADIUS accounting for PPP, PPTP, PPPoE and ISDN dialup connections
Keep Alive Monitoring
Control of hosts/connections via ICMP polling
Tracing
Detailed traces can be done for different protocols e.g. ISDN, PPPoE, ... generation local on
the device and remote via DIME manager
Tracing
Traces can be stored in PCAP format, so that import to different open source trace tools (e.g.
wireshark) is possible.
Funkwerk Enterprise Communications GmbH - Suedwestpark 94 - 90449 Nuremberg - Germany
Phone: +49 - (0)911 9673 0
Fax: +49 - (0)911 688 0725
E-Mail: info@funkwerk-ec.com - www.funkwerk-ec.com
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Administration / Management
Feature
Description
RADIUS
Central check of access authorization at one or several RADIUS server, RADIUS (PPP, IPSec
inclusive X-Auth and login authentication)
RADIUS dialout
On a RADIUS server configured PPP und IPSec connection can be loaded into the gateway
(RADIUS dialout).
TACACS+
Support of TACACS+ server for login authentication and for shell comando authorization
Time synchronization
The device system time can be obtained via ISDN and from a SNTP server (up to 3 time
server configurable). The obtained time can also be transmitted per SNTP to SNTP clients.
Automatic Time Settings
Time zone profiles are configurable. That enables an automatic change from summer to winter
time.
Supported management systems
DIME Manager, XAdmin
Configurable scheduler
Configuring of time and event controlled tasks, e.g. reboot device, activate/deactivate
interface, activate/deactivate WLAN, trigger SW update and configuration backup
Funkwerk Configuration Interface
(FCI)
Integrated web server for web-based configuration via HTTP or HTTPS. This user interface is
by most of Funkwerk EC products identical.
Software update
Software updates are free of charge; update via local files, HTTP, TFTP or via direct access to
the FEC web server
Remote maintenance
Remote maintenance via telnet, SSL, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS and SNMP (V1,V2,V3)
Configuration via serial interface
Serial configuariton interface is available
GSM remote maintenance
Remote maintenance via GSM login (external USB UMTS (3G) modem required)
Device discovery function
Device discovery via SNMP multicast.
On The Fly configuration
No reboot after reconfiguration required
SNMP
SNMP (v1, v2, v3), USM model, VACM views, SNMP traps (v1, v2, v3) configurable, SNMP IP
access list configurable
SNMP configuration
Complete management with MIB-II, MIB 802.11, Enterprise MIB
Configuration export and import
Load and save configurations, optional encrypted; optional automatic control via scheduler
SSH login
Supports SSH V1.5 and SSH V2.0 for secure connections of terminal applications
HP OpenView
Integration into Network Node Manager
XAdmin
Support of XAdmin roll out and configuration management tool for larger router installations
(IP)
Interfaces
Feature
Description
Ethernet
5 x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Twisted Pair, autosensing, Auto MDI/MDI-X, up to 4 ports can
be switches as additional WAN ports incl. load balancing, all Ethernet ports can be configured
as LAN or WAN.
USB 2.0 host
USB 2.0 full speed host port for connecting UMTS (3G) USB modem sticks (supported sticks:
see www.funkwerk-ec.com)
Serial console
Serial console interface / COM port (mini USB)
ADSL/ADSL 2+
ADSL over POTS
Funkwerk Enterprise Communications GmbH - Suedwestpark 94 - 90449 Nuremberg - Germany
Phone: +49 - (0)911 9673 0
Fax: +49 - (0)911 688 0725
E-Mail: info@funkwerk-ec.com - www.funkwerk-ec.com
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Hardware Features
Feature
Description
Realtime clock
System time persists even at power failure for some hours.
Wall mounting
Integrated in housing
Environment
Temperature range: Operational 0°C to 40°C; storage -10°C to 70°C; Max. rel. humidity 10 95% (non condensing)
Power supply
External wall power supply 110-240V / 12 V DC, 1.5 A, with energy efficient switching
controler; complies with EuP directive 2008/28/EC
Power consumption
Less than 5 Watt
housing
Metal case, opening for Kensington lock, connectors at back side, prepared for wall mounting
Dimension
Ca. 235 mm x 31.5 mm x 146,5 mm (W x H x D)
Weight
Ca. 1000g
Fan
Fanless design therefor high MTBF
Reset button
Restart or reset to factory state possible
Status LEDs
Power, Status, 10 * Ethernet, ADSL, USB
Standards and certifications
R&TTE directive 1999/5/EG; EN 55022; EN 55024 + EN 55024/A1; EN61000-3-2; EN
61000-3-3; EN 61000-4-4; EN 60950-1; EN 300 328
Content of Delivery
Feature
Description
Manual
Quick Installation Guide in German and English
DVD
DVD with system software, management software and documentation
Ethernet cable
1 Ethernet cable, 3m
Power supply
Wall power supply 110-240V / 12 V DC, 1.5 A, with high efficient switching controler
ADSL cable
ADSL cable (RJ11-RJ11), 3m
Service
Feature
Description
Warranty
2 year manufacturer warranty inclusive advanced replacement
Software Update
Free-of-charge software updates for system software (BOSS) and management software
(DIME manager)
Article number
Feature
Description
bintec RS230a; art. no. 5510000221
IP Access Router; incl. ADSL modem (Annex A, POTS); incl. IPSec (5 tunnels), certificates,
HW encryption; 4+1 Gigabit Eth. switch; USB port; not for use with Deutsche Telekom
equipment; german and intern. version.
bintec RS230a - UK; art. no.
5510000258
IP Access Router; incl. ADSL modem (Annex A, POTS); incl. IPSec (5 tunnels), certificates,
HW encryption; 4+1 Gigabit Eth. switch; USB port; not for use with Deutsche Telekom
equipment; UK version.
Options
Feature
Description
Cobion Content Filter Small
License for one year Cobion content filter (small); art. no. 80551
HotSpotHosting
Art.no. 5510000198 - HotSpot solution hosting fee for 1 year and 1 location; art.no.
5500000861 - HotSpot solution hosting fee for 2 year and 1 location; art.no. 5510000199 Additional location for HotSpot solution
Service package 'small' (art.no.
5500000810)
Warranty extension of 3 years to a total of 5 years, including advanced replacement for FEC
products of the category "small". (Please find a ) detailed description as well as an overview of
the categories on www.funkwerk-ec.com/servicepackages.
Funkwerk Enterprise Communications GmbH - Suedwestpark 94 - 90449 Nuremberg - Germany
Phone: +49 - (0)911 9673 0
Fax: +49 - (0)911 688 0725
E-Mail: info@funkwerk-ec.com - www.funkwerk-ec.com
bintec RS230a
19.11.2010
Subject to technical
alterations