Cisco RV132W ADSL2+ Wireless-N VPN Router Data Sheet

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The Cisco® RV132W Wireless-N ADSL2+ VPN Router is easy to use, set up, and deploy. This flexible router offers great performance and is suited for small or home offices (SOHO) and smaller deployments.

This networking-in-a-box model offers a quick deployment process that only takes a few minutes to set up using a web-based user interface.


   VPN security

   Built-in three-port Fast Ethernet switch

   Asymetrical Digital Subscriber Line 2 plus (ADSL2+) connectivity

   Fast Ethernet WAN

   USB 3G/4G/LTE

   Limited lifetime warranty

   Industry-leading support

   Internal antennas

   Sleek new design

The RV132W can be used to connect to an ADSL2+ interface or a regular Ethernet WAN interface. The model supports the free Cisco Small Business FindIT Network Discovery Utility, which allows for automatic discovery and one-click software downloads.

The RV132W comes with a limited lifetime warranty and award-winning support. Table 1 shows the product’s specifications.

Table 1.       Specifications of the RV132W Wireless-N ADSL2+ VPN Router




IEEE 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.3, 802.3u, 802.1D, 802.1p, 802.1w (Rapid Spanning Tree), 802.1X (security authentication), 802.1Q (VLAN), 802.11i (Wi-Fi Protected Access [WPA2] security), 802.11e (wireless QoS), IPv4 (RFC 791), IPv6 (RFC 2460), Routing Information Protocol (RIP) v1 (RFC 1058), RIP v2 (RFC 1723)


LAN, WAN, USB, console


Power button (on, off)


Reset, Wi-Fi on, off

Cabling type

Category 5e or better


Power, DSL or WAN, Internet, LAN (ports 1-3), wireless, VPN, USB

Operating system



Network protocols

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server

Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE)

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)

DNS proxy

DHCP relay agent

Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) proxy and multicast forwarding

Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)

Dynamic Domain Name System (DynDNS, NOIP)

Network Address Translation (NAT), Port Address Translation (PAT)

One-to-one NAT

Port management

Port mirroring

Software configurable DMZ to any LAN IP address

Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) Application Layer Gateways (ALG)


3 10/100-Mbps LAN ports with a managed switch


1 10/100-Mbps FE WAN port


1 ADSL2+


Built-in high-speed 802.11n wireless access point

Routing protocols

Static routing

Dynamic routing

RIP v1 and v2

Inter-VLAN routing

Network Address Translation (NAT)

Port Address Translation (PAT), Network Address Port Translation (NAPT) protocol

VLAN support

Port-based and 802.1Q tag-based VLANs

Number of VLANs

6 active VLANs (2-4094 range)


Dual-stack IPv4 and IPv6


Stateless address auto-configuration

DHCPv6 server for IPv6 Clients on a LAN

DHCPv6 client for WAN connectivity

Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) v6

Static IPv6 routing

Dynamic IPv6 routing with RIPng

Network edge (DMZ)

Software-configurable to any LAN IP address

Layer 2

802.1Q-based VLANs, 6 active VLANs



Stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall, port forwarding and triggering, denial-of-service (DoS) prevention, software-based DMZ

DoS attacks prevented:

SYN Flood

Echo Storm

ICMP Flood

UDP Flood

TCP Flood

Block Java, cookies, active-X, HTTP proxy

Access control

IP access control lists; MAC-based wireless access control

Content filtering

Static URL blocking or keyword blocking

Secure management

HTTPS, username and password complexity

Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)


User privileges

2 levels of access: admin and guest

Quality of Service (QoS)


802.1p port-based priority on LAN ports, application-based priority on WAN ports

4 queues

Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) support

Class of Service (CoS)

Bandwidth management for service prioritization


NAT throughput

75 Mbps (Ethernet WAN)

Concurrent sessions


IPsec VPN throughput (3DES, AES)

3 Mbps


Web user interface

Simple, browser-based configuration (HTTP, HTTPS)

Command-line interface (CLI)

Command line using SSH


Web user interface

Simple, browser-based configuration (HTTP, HTTPS)


Command line using SSH

Management protocols

Web browser, Bonjour, Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)

Event logging

Local, syslog, email alerts

Network diagnostics

Ping, Traceroute, DNS lookup, and port mirror


Firmware-upgradable through a web browser, imported or exported configuration file

System time

Supports NTP, daylight savings, manual entry


GUI supports English


Radio and modulation type

802.11b: direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS), 802.11g: orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM), 802.11n: OFDM


2.4 GHz IEEE 802.11n standard-based access point with 802.11b/g compatibility

Operating channels

11 North America, 13 most of Europe, auto-channels selection

Wireless isolation

Wireless isolation between clients

Internal antennas


Antenna gain in dBi

3 dBi

Transmit power

802.11b: 17 dBm +/- 2.5 dBm; 802.11g: 15 dBm +/- 2.5 dBm; 802.11n: 15 dBm +/- 2.5 dBm

Receiver sensitivity

-85 dBm at 11 Mbps, -73 dBm at 54 Mbps, -68 dBm at mcs15, HT20, -65 dBm at mcs15, HT40

Radio frequency

Single-band, works on 2.4 GHz

Active WLAN clients

Supports up to 50 concurrent clients

Multiple SSIDs

Supports multiple Service Set Identifiers (SSIDs), up to 4 separate virtual networks

Wireless VLAN map

Supports SSID to VLAN mapping with wireless client isolation

WLAN security

Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP), WPA, WPA2-PSK, WPA2-ENT, 802.11i

Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM)

WMM, WMM power save (WMM-PS)



12V 1A


FCC, CE, IC, Wi-Fi

Operating temperature

0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)

Storage temperature

-20° to 70°C (-4° to 158°F)

Operating humidity

10% to 85% non-condensing

Warranty Information

This Cisco Small Business product comes with a limited lifetime hardware warranty. Product warranty terms and other information applicable to Cisco products are available at the Cisco Product Warranties webpage.

Cisco Small Business Support Service

The Small Business Support Service is a device-level service agreement that expands and enhances the technical support exclusively for Cisco Small Business products. Buying the service extends phone support to three years; adds next-business-day support, advance product replacement; and expands Cisco phone support from eight hours, five days a week to 24 hours daily.

Ordering Information

Table 2 identifies part numbers and available countries for ease in ordering. To place an order, visit the Cisco Ordering webpage.

Table 2.       Ordering Information

Part Number



U.S., Canada, Latin America






Australia, New Zealand

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