8256 – IP Sec VPN Concentrator

Case 8256 VPN Concentrator


The Case Communications 8256 IP Sec VPN Concentrator –  has been designed for secure multi-site connectivity applications such as a number of Industrial Routers  bringing mission critical and sensitive data back into a central site. Typically the 8256 will be used in industrial automation, smart cities, self-service machines, chain stores and IP surveillance. It can be deployed behind a firewall, or configured as a main Gateway.

LAN and WAN Ports

Featuring 5 x RJ45 Gigabit LAN or WAN Ethernet ports  8256 can load balance over these  ports for high bandwidth and reliability. The 8256 also supports port and tagged based VLAN’s.

Up to 200 VPN Tunnels

Support for up to 200 VPN Tunnels allowing the network manager to manage remote sites through the runnels, even devices which have been assigned with private IP Addresses.

IP Sec Technologies

Support for various secure tunneling technologies like , IP Sec, Open VPN, PPTP and L2TP Over IP Sec, GRE

Firewall with SPI and IPS

For enhanced network efficiency

VRRP (Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol)

VRRP is provided for device redundancy  for mission critical applications


the 8256 can be managed via a PC with a web browser, via a local console port, via Telnet and a CLI, using SNMPv3 or TR069.

8256 VPN Concentrator

Key Features

Gigabit Ethernet ports with Multi-WAN Load balancing for reliable high bandwidth access.Firewall and SPI and IPS to protect against hackers and enhance network efficiency.
Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports with Tag based and Port based VLANS which are easily grouped and controlled to re-allocate traffic patternsSNMP, Telnet CLI and TRo69 for administrators to manage the system.
The 8256 can support up to 256 IP Sec VPN Tunnels for device link usage so that the administrator can manage remote devices through the tunnels, even if those devices have private IP Addresses.High availability for mission critical applications with multi-WAN load balancing and VPN Tunnel fail over, and VRRP for device redundancy.
Support various IP Sec technologies using the technology such as DMVPN, OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP over IPSec


WAN5 x RJ45 GE, FirewallSPI Firewall with Stealth Mode, IPS.
Hardware DMZ5 x RJ 45 Gigabit PortsVPN TunnelsIP Sec, Open VPN, PPTP, L2TP, GRE
Management Port1 x DB9 (Console)VPN ScenariosOne Step Setup, Site / Host to Site / Host VPN Bridge, Tunnel Connectivity
WANDual WAN, Policy Load BalancingSystemUpgrade, Backup & Restore, Reboot & Reset, Sys log
EthernetDynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TPUserCaptive Portal, RADIUS, AD, LLDAP, X.509
IPV6Dual Stack,6-Static IPv6, DHCPv6, PPPoEv6GroupingBased on Interface / Protocol / Host / File Extension / SNMP Trap/ Application
EthernetLAN IP, Subnet Mask, Class A / B / COperating Temp00C ~ +500C
VLANPort-Based, Tag-BasedStorage Temp00C ~ +850C
NATALG, Special AP, DMZ Host, Virtual Server / Computer, PPTP / L2TP / IPSec Pass Through, Up to 100,000 SessionsHumidity10% ~ 95% Humidity
RoutingStatic, Dynamic: RIP1 / RIP2, OSPF, BGP Routing InformationDimensions300mm x 160mm x 41mm
EMI: EN 55032: 2015 +AC 2016, ClassB, EN 61000-3/-6EMS: EN 55024, IEC 61000, EN 60111-6

Ordering Information

8256VPN Concentrator 5 x Gigabit RJ45 Ethernet

Additional Information

  8256-Mark-2-Data-Sheet.pdf (453 downloads )   8256-Manual-V2.pdf (132 downloads )

For more information please contact Case Communications