Product Comparison and Sizing

The Greenbone Security Managers at a Glance

For each company size and application area, Greenbone provides the perfect fit.

The Greenbone Security Manager supports an unlimited number of target IP addresses. Based on a scan every 24 hours, Greenbone provides the number of target IP addresses in the table below. Please choose the device according to your network size and scan frequency.

Check out the features of each model here:

Physical

Appliance

Sensor

Model GSM 6500 GSM 5400 GSM 650 GSM 600 GSM 450 GSM 400 GSM 150 GSM 35
Use Case
Large Enterprises / Service Providers Large Enterprises / Service Providers Medium Enterprises / Branch Location Medium Enterprises / Branch Location Medium Enterprises / Branch Location Medium Enterprises / Branch Location Small Medium Enterprise/ Branch Location Sensor for Managed Services / Branch Scans
Only in combination with a master (GSM 400 or above)
Support Level
Platinum Platinum Platinum Platinum Platinum Platinum Platinum Platinum (Managed via Master)
Daily Capacity
(IPs to be scanned per day)
9,000 – 80,000 4,000 – 40,000 1,000 – 10,000 500 – 6,000 500 – 4,000 300 – 2,000 50 – 500 20 – 300
Ports
Management/ Feed
2 out of band management 2 out of band management 1 1 1 1 1 1
Scan GbE-BAse-TX
0-24 Ports 0-24 Ports 6 Ports 6 Ports 6 Ports 6 Ports 4 ports 4 ports
Scan SFP
0-24 Ports 0-24 Ports 2 Ports 2 Ports 2 Ports 2 Ports
Scan 10 GbE XFP/SFP+
0-8 Ports 0-8 Ports
Port Roles
2 management, others dynamic 2 management, others dynamic 8 ports dynamic 8 ports dynamic 8 ports dynamic 8 ports dynamic 4 ports dynamic 4 ports dynamic
VLAN Support 128 per
Ethernet Port
64 per
Ethernet Port
64 per
Ethernet Port
64 per
Ethernet Port
16 per
Ethernet Port
16 per
Ethernet Port
8 per
Ethernet Port
8 per
Ethernet Port
Hardware
Fan Speed Control
Redundant
Fan, HDD, P/S Fan, HDD, P/S Fan Fan Fan Fan
Hot- Swap
Fan, HDD, P/S Fan, HDD, P/S
LCD
GSM Networks
Master Mode
(Scan & Management)
up to 80 sensors up to 40 sensors up to 20 sensors up to 12 sensors up to 6 sensors up to 2 sensors
Sensor Mode
(Managed via Master)
Airgap Master USB, FTP USB, FTP USB, FTP USB, FTP USB, FTP USB, FTP
Airgap Sensor
USB, FTP USB, FTP USB, FTP USB, FTP USB, FTP USB, FTP FTP
Greenbone OS
HTTPS GUI (G) Report Plugins (P), Alerts (A), Scheduling (S)
G/P/A/S G/P/A/S G/P/A/S G/P/A/S G/P/A/S G/P/A/S G/P/A/S
IPv6 support
Backup/Restore
Remote/USB, Periodic Remote/USB, Periodic Remote/USB, Periodic Remote/USB, Periodic Remote/USB, Periodic Remote/USB, Periodic USB
Virtual

Virtual Appliance

Virtual Sensor

Model GSM EXA GSM PETA GSM TERA GSM DECA GSM CENO GSM ONE GSM MAVEN GSM 25V
Use Case
Medium Enterprise / Branch Location Medium Enterprise / Branch Location Medium Enterprise / Branch Location Medium Enterprise / Branch Location Small and Medium Enterprise/ Branch Location Entry Enterprise/
Training / Audit-via-
Laptop
Entry Enterprise/ Micro Offices Sensor for Managed Services / Branch Scans
Support Level
Platinum Platinum Platinum Platinum Platinum Platinum Base Platinum (Managed via Master)
Daily Capacity (IPs to be scanned per day) 2,000-18,000 1,000-9,000 300-3,000 50-1,500 50 – 500 20-300 20-300 20 – 300
Memory on Hypervisor (GB)
24 16 8 8 8 4 4 4
vCPUS
12 8 6 4 2 2 2 2
Ports
Virtual Ports
8 8 8 4 4 1 1 4
Port Roles
8 ports dynamic 8 ports dynamic 8 ports dynamic 4 ports dynamic 4 ports dynamic 1 port management/ scan/ update 1 port management/ scan/ update 4 ports dynamic
GSM Networks
Master Mode
(Scan & Management)
up to 24 sensors up to 12 sensors up to 6 sensors up to 2 sensors x x x x
Sensor Mode
(Managed via Master)
x x
Airgap Sensor Mode
FTP FTP FTP FTP FTP x x x
Open VM tools x x
Greenbone OS
SSH v2 Support
GMP
HTTPS GUI x
Syslog (UDP/TCP/TLS) x x x
Alerts (SMTP, HTTP,…) / Scheduling
x x x
Report Plugins
x
IPv6 support
Certificate Management
x
Backup/ Restore Remote, Periodic, VM Snapshot Remote, Periodic, VM Snapshot Remote, Periodic, VM Snapshot Remote, Periodic, VM Snapshot VM Snapshot via Hypervisor VM Snapshot via Hypervisor VM Snapshot via Hypervisor VM Snapshot via Hypervisor