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Get to Know the RV345 Dual WAN Gigabit VPN Router and the RV345P Dual WAN Gigabit VPN Router with PoE
The RV345 Dual-WAN VPN Router, part of the RV34x Series, is an easy-to-use, flexible, high-performance, and durable
which makes this well suited for small businesses. Now with several added security features such as Web Filtering,
Application Control, and IP Source Guard, the new RV345 deliver highly secure, broadband, wired connectivity to
small offices and remote employees. These new security features also provide the ease of fine-tuning permitted
activity on the network.
Note: To view a "back of the box" style article about the RV345 Dual-WAN VPN Router, click here.
Front Panel View
The front panel shows the model number, reset button, LEDs such as Power, VPN, DMZ,
Diagnostic, USB (1, 2), WAN (LINK/ACT, GIGABIT), LAN (LINK/ACT, GIGABIT, DMZ), and ports USB 1, WAN (1-2), and LAN
The image below is the RV345.
The image below is the RV345P. Its front view is similar to RV345P except that RV345P has
PoE LAN LEDs.
Back Panel View
The back panel shows the console port, On and Off switch, and the 12VDC 2.5A power
Right Side Panel View
The right side panel shows the second USB port and the Kensington lock slot.
a) RV35 Dual WAN Gigabit VPN Router or
b)RV35P Dual WAN Gigabit VPN Router with PoE
c) Ethernet cable
d) Quick Start Guide
e) Power Adapter
f) Console Cable
g) 2 Mount-rack Brackets
h) 8 mounting screws
i) Anchors and Screws
j) Foam Pads
A switch or router that has PoE support, PoE injector, or AC power adapter
Java-enabled web browser for the web-based configuration
LAN IP Address
Fallback LAN IP
These LEDs indicate the status of the device depending on what state it is in.
LINK/ACT and Speed
OFF – No link is detected
Blinking – Link is detected, Rx/TX Data
OFF – 10 M/100 M link is detected or no link
Solid – 1000 M link is detected
Power over Ethernet
PoE (RV345P only)
Steady – Device with PoE is connected to the port and supplying power
OFF – Device is powered OFF
Solid – Powered ON and booted
Blinking – Booting
OFF – Device is OFF or DMZ is disabled
Solid – DMZ is enabled
OFF – No power or no VPN tunnel has been defined or all VPN tunnels have
Solid – At least one VPN tunnel is up
Blinking – Rx/TX Data
Solid – No enabled VPN is up.
OFF – No power or about to boot.
Slow blinking – Firmware is upgrading.
Fast blinking – The firmware upgrading is failing
Solid – System has failed to boot with both active and inactive firmware
images or in rescue mode.
USB 1 and USB 2
OFF – No power or no USB detected, or USB connected but not
Solid – USB is connected to the ISP and USB is recognized.
Blinking – Rx/Tx Data
Power over Ethernet (RV345P) to power devices straight from the router.
Application control to secure your network through sets of application policies.
Web filtering to guard against malicious or non-work related websites. Filtering more
than 27 billion URLs.
Content filtering to restrict access to certain websites.
Teleworker Client for the on-the-go worker.
IP Security (IPsec) site-to-site VPN helps enables secure connectivity for remote
employees and multiple offices.
Strong security with proven stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall and hardware
Dual WAN ports
Dual USB ports for backup and restore, and for 3G/4G modem failover or alternative
High-performance Gigabit Ethernet ports, enabling large file transfers and multiple
Simple installation and intuitive web-based utility