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Get to Know the RV132W ADSL2+ Wireless-N VPN Router

Table of Contents


Product Features

Product Views

Package Contents

Minimum Requirements

Default Settings

Technical Details

Related Contents


The Cisco RV132W is a Wireless-N ADSL2+ VPN router that offers great performance and easy to set up, deploy, and use. This device can be used to connect to a regular Ethernet Wide Area Network (WAN) interface or to an Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line 2 plus (ADSL2+) interface. It also supports the Cisco Small Business FindIT Network Discover Utility, which allows for automatic discovery and one-click software downloads. The RV132W is suited for small office home office (SOHO) and smaller deployments with Virtual Private Network (VPN) capabilities.

This article aims to show the features of the RV132W ADSL2+ Wireless-N VPN Router.

Product Features

  • VPN Security
  • ADSL2+ and Ethernet WAN Ports
  • Built-in 3-port Ethernet switch
  • Strong security with proven stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall and hardware encryption
  • High-capacity, high-performance, IP Security (IPsec) VPN capabilities
  • Easy to set up and deploy using an intuitive, browser-based device manager and setup wizards
  • Sleek new design

Product Views

Front View

The front panel shows the Cisco logo, power, wireless and port LEDs. To know the behavior of each LED, click here.

Back View

The 12VDC power input slot, power button, console port, reset button, wireless switch, USB port, LAN ports, WAN port and ADSL port are located at the back panel.

Bottom View

The bottom panel shows the product label with the device serial number, Media Access Control (MAC) address, model number, and government certifications. The Kensington Security slot is also found at the bottom panel.

Package Contents


RV132W ADSL2+ Wireless-N VPN Router 

Power Adapter


Instruction Manual and Warranty Card

Cat5 Network Cable


Console Cable

Minimum Requirements

  • 110 to 240 VAC Power Source
  • RJ45 Connectivity
  • Wireless A/B/G/N Connectivity
  • Java-enabled web browser

Default Settings


Default Value





LAN IP Address

Subnetwork Mask

Technical Details

Port LEDs


LED Name

LED Behavior



Solid green when the device is powered on and booted.

Flashing green when the device is booting or loading the firmware.

Solid red when the device fails to reboot, or system error, or is in firmware recovery mode.

Off when the device is powered off.


Off when the ADSL2+ or WAN LED is OFF.

Solid green when the device has a DSL WAN IP or Ethernet WAN IP connection.

Flashing green when the device is sending or receiving data through the DSL WAN.

Solid red when the device has no DSL WAN IP or Ethernet WAN IP connection.

ADSL2+/Ethernet WAN


Off when the device is powered off or the device is configured to use ADSL2+/Ethernet WAN yet has no ADSL2+/Ethernet link. Solid green when the DSL link has been activated.

Flashing green when the device is negotiating with the DSLAM.

Solid blue when the Ethernet link is on.

Flashing blue when the device is transmitting/receiving through Ethernet WAN.

LAN 1 to 3

The numbered lights correspond to the LAN ports on the back panel. Solid green when the corresponding port is connected to a device.

Flashing green when the port is sending or receiving data.


Off when the 2.4 GHz wireless module is disabled.

Flashing green when the wireless radio is transmitting or receiving data.

Solid green when the 2.4 GHz wireless module is enabled.


Off when there is no VPN tunnel defined, or all defined VPN tunnels have been disabled.

Solid green when there is at least one VPN tunnel working.

Solid amber when none of the enabled VPN tunnels are working.


Off when no 3G/4G USB dongle is connected or the USB dongle is not recognized.

Solid green when the 3G/4G USB dongle is recognized and currently connecting to the ISP network.

Flashing green when the 3G/4G USB dongle is successfully connected to the Internet Service Provider (ISP) and the port is receiving and sending data.

Solid amber when the USB dongle is recognized but fails to connect to the ISP.

Note: To learn more about the specifications of the RV132W ADSL2+ Wireless-N VPN Router, click here.

Related Contents

Configure Basic Wireless Settings on an RV Series Router

Port Management Settings on the RV132W or RV134W VPN Router

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