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If you choose the Cable Modem option, it takes you through another set of connection instruction screens, probes your PC, then asks linkss to enter Host and Domain names, and a MAC address. But I guess I’ve played with too many of these things to be linkeys to effectively judge how good a job they’ve done in providing something that lowers the likelyhood of their getting a Tech Support call from a first-time router user.

Basically, it presents a series of instructions describing how to connect the router, modem, and PC, then asks you to choose a cable modem or DSL connection. After you enter the DSL or Cable Modem data, it programs the router with the info, reboots it, and if you’re successful, takes you to the Linksys website to register. I wouldn’t buy anything but a Linksys. However, it prevents access from the outside seemingly at random.

It doesn’t allow access where it shouldn’t, which would be a disaster, but it prevents access to my websites, email server, web email, etc.

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One minute you can’t get in, 2 minutes later you can. If a home user or small business would like a level of realistic defense against script kiddies, malware, a little one at home then this is a solution.


I use two of these devices at remote offices to set up a site-to-site vpn. Routing Performance Page 8: Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag.

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If users real and follow the instructions linkksys they will greatly increase the perimeter security. Logging and other Features Page 7: Show More Show Less. If you would like to run, and provide a level of security for a home based server with limited trafficthen place it in the DMZ.

I have neither, but gave it a run to see what it did. Seems like everyone has a router setup “wizard” these days, and Linksys is no exception. Replaced an old Linksys I owned this exact same model and this was a replacement.

Shortcomings include limited outgoing control, logging is not detailed, and a current firmware upgrade is a must. It finally decide that it had worked enough and the ports began to fail.

In addition, befsc41 router has dimensions of 1. Back this up with Outpost Pro, or Zone Alar m software on your web server, and you have something for the money!

Linksys EtherFast BEFSX41 4-Port 10/100 Wired Router (BEFSX41)

Trending Price New. Bought this router to replace an identical one that was about twelve 12 years old. The main office has a Linksys RV The Setup Tab, where you’d do most of your WAN configuration is identical including default address of The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.

Content filtering is available also. Most relevant reviews See all 14 reviews. You can set times to use protocols like http, or ftp for users. The only reason I don;t rate this as Poor, is because it might be a useful router for someone who only needs access to the internet from behind the router, rather than access their system from the Internet. Like all LinkSys products, it is easy to configure.


Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Show less Show more. Save on Wired Routers Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. For the first time, I have purchased another brand Asus. This unit, however, has been a major disappointment. Subscribe to our newsletter. Any Condition Any Condition.

I guess Linksys had to come up with some sort of Wizard, given their competitors’ moves in this area. This probably won’t get you into any trouble, but I’d linksyss that option anyway. I have found that if I access one of the router administration pages, and click save on any one of them no change required I can assure access for a few minutes at least.

With its wire-speed throughput and various network services, this device ensures performance and reliability. It then probes the Internet connection, and reads info from the attached computer. Works great as an IPSEC vpn endpoint for split tunnels I use two of these devices at remote offices to set up a site-to-site vpn. Linksys Port 4 Mbps Wired Routers. You’ll need to decide. Best Selling in Wired Routers See all. I was very happy to get an exact replacement.

More dependable and faster than WiFi.