Cisco PIX 515E firewall Restricted Vs. Unrestricted license

What's the difference between restricted and unrestricted license for a Cisco 515E firewall?

On the restricted license are there any limitations on the amount of ethernet interfaces it can have? Does the restricted license support ASDM? Are there any other limitations of the restricted license I should be aware?

Thank you!
el930692Asked:
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el930692Author Commented:
One more thing, does the restricted license support failover pix 515E firewall and if yes does it have to be also a restricted license?
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Markus BraunCEOCommented:
Hi,

the restricted license does NOT support failover, for that you have to have a unrestricted license.
Which also gives you the ability to have more then 3 physical interfaces, like if you put in a quad card.

Restricted (R)
      
Provides businesses a security solution with excellent value, but with some restrictions on its capabilities, including:

" Limited number of physical and virtual interfaces supported

" Limited number of concurrent connections supported

" Limited amount of RAM included

" Limited VPN performance included, yet allows businesses to add hardware VPN acceleration as an optional upgrade

" No support for failover, including Active/Active and Active/Standby stateful failover

" No support for advanced features such as security contexts (virtual firewalls) or General Packet Radio Service Tunneling Protocol (GTP) inspection

Unrestricted (UR)
      
Provides businesses a robust, high-performance security solution, allowing them to take full advantage of the platforms capabilities, including:

" Maximum number of physical and virtual interfaces supported

" Maximum number of concurrent firewall and VPN connections supported

" Maximum amount of RAM included

" Maximum VPN performance via integrated hardware VPN acceleration (Cisco VPN Accelerator or Cisco VPN Accelerator+)

" Active/Active* stateful failover support (requires similar Cisco PIX Security Appliance model with Failover-Active/Active license)

" Active/Standby stateful failover support (requires similar Cisco PIX Security Appliance model with Failover or Failover-Active/Active license)

" Security context* support, with two security contexts included as part of the UR license

" GTP inspection* support, when a GTP Feature License is also installed on the system

But here is the link for the Cisco Pix Appliance License, you can read all the gory details yourself.


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/prod/collateral/vpndevc/ps5708/ps5709/ps2030/product_data_sheet09186a00800b0d85.html
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el930692Author Commented:
Thank you, that clarified a lot of my questions I had.
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