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Input and Output Ports

Front Side

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Ethernet Ports

Interface Name

Port Name

Port Type

Port Speed

WAN

IGB0

RJ-45

1 Gbps

LAN

IGB1

RJ-45

1 Gbps

OPT1

IX0

RJ-45

1 Gbps

OPT2

IX1

RJ-45

1 Gbps

OPT3

IX2

RJ-45

1 Gbps

OPT4

IX3

RJ-45

1 Gbps

RJ-45 LEDs Configuration

Status LED

State

Description

Left LED
(Link Status)

Solid Amber

Link has been established and there is no activity on this port

Blinking Amber

Link has been established and there is activity on this port

Off

No link has been established

Right LED
(Speed)

Solid Green

Operating as a 100 Mbps connection

Blinking Amber

Operating as a Gigabit connection (1000 Mbps)

Off

No link has been established

Note

All Ethernet ports of the pfSense® appliance support auto-MDIX and are capable of utilizing either straight-through or crossover ethernet cables.

Warning

The ix(4) driver used for ports IX0-IX3 does not support ALTQ traffic shaping directly. Limiters may be used instead, or use tagged VLAN interfaces which can be used with ALTQ traffic shaping.

Other Ports and Indicators

  • Console (Mini-USB)

  • Status LEDs

  • 2x USB 3.0

Status LED

State

Description

Top LED

Blinking Amber

Add-on storage activity (does not show eMMC activity)

Middle LED

Solid Green

System booted

Blinking Green

pfSense update available

Solid Red

Halted or in the process of booting

Blinking Red

Running update process

Bottom LED

Solid Green

Power

Rear Side

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  1. Recessed Reset Button

  2. Power Button

  3. Power

  • 12VDC with threaded locking connector

  • Power Consumption 7W (idle)

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Center Pin Positive

Note

The power button on the SG-5100 has been programmed to perform a graceful shutdown when depressed.