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Product Line: Fortinet 3040B Series
Product Type: AV Firewalls
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Product Description

The FG-3040B Fortinet features a comprehensive array of network interfaces, including 8 hardware accelerated 10-GbE SFP+ interfaces, 10 hardware accelerated 1-GbE SFP interfaces, and 2 non-accelerated 10/100/1000 interfaces, ensuring versatile connectivity options. It is equipped with a 64 GB SSD for storage, alongside 4 FSM expansion slots, providing ample capacity for network expansion and storage needs. The device operates efficiently with a power consumption averaging 315 W, a maximum of 378 W, and supports a 1.2 Gbps antivirus throughput, making it suitable for high-demand network environments.

FAQs for the FG-3040B

  • What are the physical dimensions of the networking hardware?
    The device measures 3.46 inches in height, 17.40 inches in width, and 21.85 inches in length. It weighs 35 pounds and is rack-mountable.
  • How does the power consumption of the device vary?
    At average use, the power consumption is 315 W, while the maximum can reach up to 378 W. The device's heat dissipation is 1290 BTU/h.
  • What is the operating temperature range for this device?
    The device operates between 32°F (0°C) and 104°F (40°C).
  • Can you describe the networking interface availability on this model?
    It has 20 total network interfaces, including 8 hardware-accelerated 10-GbE SFP+ interfaces, 10 hardware-accelerated 1-GbE SFP interfaces, and 2 non-accelerated 10/100/1000 interfaces.
  • What kind of storage options are available?
    The device includes a 64 GB solid state disk (SSD) and has 4 Fortinet Storage Module (FSM) expansion slots.
  • What are the USB and console interface specifications?
    It is equipped with 2 USB servers and 1 RJ45 serial console interface.
  • What are the environmental storage conditions for the device?
    The minimum storage temperature is -31°F (-35°C) and the maximum is 158°F (70°C) with a humidity range of 20 to 90% non-condensing.
  • What is the antivirus throughput capability?
    The proxy-based antivirus throughput is rated at 1.2 Gbps.
  • What type of power source is required for operation?
    The device operates on a 100 - 240 VAC power source, with a frequency of 50-60 Hz. The maximum current draw is 3.50A at 110V and 1.75A at 220V.
  • How many transceivers are included and what type are they?
    It comes with 2 SR SFP+ transceivers included.

Product Review

The Fortinet FG-3040B offers a comprehensive set of features suitable for high-demand network environments, with a total of 20 network interfaces, including 8 hardware-accelerated 10-GbE SFP+ and 10 1-GbE SFP interfaces, ensuring high-speed connectivity options. However, its power consumption averages at 315W with a maximum of 378W, and a heat dissipation of 1290 BTU/h, which may require careful consideration in environments with limited cooling resources. The inclusion of a 64 GB SSD for local storage and expansion slots for Fortinet Storage Modules enhances its functionality, but the relatively high power requirements could be a drawback for energy-conscious deployments.


The Fortinet FG-3040B is a high-performance network security appliance designed to meet the demands of large enterprises and data centers. With its comprehensive hardware specifications, this device provides a reliable and efficient solution for securing network infrastructures against a wide range of threats. The FG-3040B is housed in a durable chassis with dimensions of 3.46 inches in height, 17.40 inches in width, and 21.85 inches in length, and it weighs 35 pounds, making it suitable for rack-mount installations. This model operates on a power source ranging from 100 to 240 VAC at 50-60 Hz, with a maximum current draw of 3.50A at 110V and 1.75A at 220V. The average power consumption is 315 watts, while the maximum power consumption reaches up to 378 watts. It is designed to dissipate heat efficiently, with a heat dissipation rate of 1290 BTU/h, ensuring the device remains operational under various environmental conditions. The operating temperature range is from 32 degrees Fahrenheit (0 degrees Celsius) to 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius), with a storage temperature range from -31 degrees Fahrenheit (-35 degrees Celsius) to 158 degrees Fahrenheit (70 degrees Celsius). The device can operate in environments with humidity levels from 20 to 90% non-condensing. The FG-3040B is equipped with a total of 20 network interfaces, providing flexible connectivity options for different network architectures. This includes: - 8 hardware accelerated 10-GbE SFP+ interfaces - 10 hardware accelerated 1-GbE SFP interfaces - 2 non-accelerated 10/100/1000 interfaces Additionally, the device comes with 2 SR SFP+ transceivers, enabling immediate deployment in high-speed networking environments. To support the high demand for data storage and management, the FG-3040B includes one local solid state disk storage with a capacity of 64 GB SSD (1x FSM-064). It also offers expansion capabilities with four Fortinet Storage Module (FSM) expansion slots, allowing for further customization and scalability to meet the specific needs of various network setups. For management and configuration, the device features 2 USB servers and 1 RJ45 serial console, providing administrators with multiple options for device management and monitoring. The FG-3040B delivers impressive performance in terms of threat protection, with an antivirus throughput (proxy-based) of 1.2 Gbps. This ensures that even with high volumes of traffic, the network remains secure from malware and other security threats without compromising on speed or reliability. In summary, the Fortinet FG-3040B stands out as a powerful and versatile network security appliance, designed to provide comprehensive protection and high performance for complex network environments. Its range of connectivity options, combined with high storage capacity and efficient power management, make it an ideal choice for organizations looking to secure their networks against a wide array of threats.


Item NumberFG-3040B
Height88 mm (3.46 inches)
Width442 mm (17.40 inches)
Depth555 mm (21.85 inches)
Mass15.9 kg (35 pounds)
Can Be Rack-MountedYes
Electrical Input100 - 240 VAC, 50-60 Hz
Maximum Current3.50A at 110V, 1.75A at 220V
Average Power Use315 Watts
Peak Power Use378 Watts
BTU/hr Heat Output1290
Lowest Operating Temp0 °C (32 °F)
Highest Operating Temp40 °C (104 °F)
Lowest Storage Temp-35 °C (-31 °F)
Highest Storage Temp70 °C (158 °F)
Operational Humidity Range20% to 90% (non-condensing)
Interface Count20
10-GbE SFP+ Interfaces with Acceleration8
1-GbE SFP Interfaces with Acceleration10
Unaccelerated Ethernet Interfaces2 (10/100/1000)
SFP+ SR Transceivers Provided2
Slots for FSM Expansion4
Included SSD Storage64 GB (1x FSM-064)
USB Ports2
Serial Console Port1 (RJ45)
Antivirus Throughput (Proxy-based)1.2 Gbps

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