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Cisco RV160 VPN Router
Wired Connectivity for Small Businesses

Cisco RV160 VPN Router

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The Cisco Small Business RV Series has a long tradition with our partners and customers. The new Cisco RV160 and RV160W routers continue the tradition with a blend of performance, security, and quality, plus simple configuration, deployment, and flexibility.

Reliable, secure routing is required for any business, regardless of its size. Like all of the routers in the Cisco Small Business RV Series, the RV160 and RV160W are perfect for the small business, home office, teleworker, retail, office, restaurant, small hospitality, medical/dental, real estate, or small branch deployment.

The RV160 and RV160W models are easy to configure and deploy, offer low-touch remote deployment, are supported by our FindIT network platform, and deliver performance unheard of in a 100-level RV Series model. The all-new user interface is easy to use and quicker to configure.

These models have a dual-core processor that provides performance usually found only in more expensive solutions. A Small Form-Factor Pluggable (SFP) WAN port provides flexible connectivity and investment protection. Like the other models in the portfolio, the RV160 and RV160W include standard features such as a business-grade Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewall, VPN security (IP Security [IPsec], Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol [PPTP], and OpenVPN), content filtering, and device wizards to make an easy setup even easier.

The RV160 is a wired model, offering a high-performance user experience at an affordable cost. The RV160W offers the same plus 2x2 Wireless AC. This all-in-one model offers fantastic wireless performance and range for the small business and remote office.

Prominent feature/Differentiator/Capability

The Cisco RV160 and RV160W VPN routers are high-performance models that combine business-class features with security, reliability, and overall value. Both models are perfect for the small business or small home
office network.

A new user interface helps you get up and running with Internet access in minutes. You will enjoy reliable, highly secure connectivity that is so transparent you may not be aware of it.

Features and Benefits:

  • The RV160 provides wired connectivity
  • The RV160W is a wireless VPN router, with 2x2 802.11ac wireless
  • Flexible SFP/RJ-45 combination WAN ports
  • Native 4-port switch
  • High-performance Gigabit Ethernet ports, enabling large file transfers and multiple users


Product Specifications
Ethernet WAN 1 RJ-45 SFP Gigabit Ethernet combination port
Ethernet LAN 4 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet ports
Console port 1 RJ-45 port
Switch Power on/off
Cabling type Category 5 or better
LEDs Power, DSL and WAN, Internet, LAN (ports 1-4), wireless, VPN, USB
Operating system Linux
VLANs 16
Port security Yes, 802.1X
IPv6 Dual stack, 6rd, 6in4
WAN Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) client, static IP, Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), PPTP, Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Firewall SPI firewall
Port forwarding and triggering
Denial-of-Service prevention (DoS)
Access control IP access control lists
Secure management HTTPS, username/password complexity
User privileges Two levels of access: Admin and guest
Network protocols
● Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server
● Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE)
● Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
● Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
● DNS proxy
● DHCP relay agent
● Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) proxy and multicast forwarding
● Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
● Dynamic DNS (TZO, DynDNS,, No-IP)
● 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)
Routing protocols
● Static routing, IGMP proxy
● Dynamic routing
● Dynamic DNS (ChangeIP, DynDNS, No-IP)
● Routing Information Protocol (RIP) v1 and v2
● RIP for IPv6 (RIPng)
● Inter-VLAN routing
NAT protocol Port Address Translation (PAT), Network Address Port Translation (NAPT)
Policy NAT
Port forwarding, one-to-one NAT, VPN NAT Traversal, Session Initiation Protocol (SIP), ALG, FTP ALG
Gateway-to-gateway IPsec VPN 10 IPsec tunnels
Client-to-gateway IPsec VPN 10 IPsec tunnels
IPsec VPN Internet Key Exchange (IKE) v2, Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE), hub and spoke supported
PPTP VPN 10 PPTP VPN tunnels
OpenVPN Support for the OpenVPN server
Encryption Triple Data Encryption Standard (3DES), Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) with 128, 192, and 256-bit keys encryption
VPN pass-through IPsec, PPTP, and L2TP pass-through
Quality of Service (QoS)
● 802.1p port-based priority on LAN port, application-based priority on WAN port
● 4 queues
● Differentiated Services Code Point (DSCP) support
● Class of service (CoS)
● Bandwidth management for service prioritization
Jumbo frame support Supports jumbo frames on Gigabit ports - at least 1536B
NAT throughput 600 Mbps
Concurrent sessions 15,000
IPsec VPN throughput 50 Mbps
Web-based user interface Browser-based configuration (HTTP/HTTPS)
Management Web-based user interface, Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) v3, Bonjour, Universal Plug and Play (PnP)
FindIT support for monitoring and management
Event logging Local, syslog, email alerts
Network diagnostics Ping, traceroute, DNS lookup
Upgradability Firmware upgradable via browser UI, imported/exported file, USB, Cisco FindIT
System time Network Time Protocol (NTP), Daylight Savings, manual entry
Language support User interface support: English
Power 12VDC/1.5A
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
Storage humidity 5% to 90% noncondensing
Device Dimension/Weight Size: (L)200x(W)150x(H)30 mm
Weight: 570 g
Single Box Dimensions/Weight O.D.Size: (L)288*(W)249*(H)106 mm
Weight: 1.19 kg
● UL 60950-1
● CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60950-1
● IEC 60950-1
● EN 60950-1
Radio approvals
● FCC Part 15.247, 15.407
● RSS-210 (Canada)
● EN 300.328, EN 301.893 (Europe)
● AS/NZS 4268.2003 (Australia and New Zealand) EMI and susceptibility (Class B):
● FCC Part 15.107 and 15.109
● ICES-003 (Canada)
● EN 301.489-1 and -17 (Europe)


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