Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. The Good Compact design. Safeguards Administrators are advised to apply the available firmware updates. This router has support for DynDNS. An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by sending malicious HTTP POST requests that contain overly large string values to the device. This had been one of this reviewer’s primary reasons to look into the first customized firmwares for the WRT54G. It’s is an

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Overall, its a nice feature to have included that will make a lot of advanced users feel much more confident in this product. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

Linksys Compact Wireless-G Broadband Router WRT54GC – wireless router – 802.11b/g – desktop Series

As you can see, it is just barely shorter and thicker than the iPod, but is a bit longer. Moreover, the four Ethernet ports in the Linksys WRT54GC facilitate the forming of multiple full-duplex wired connections for building a small wired network. It seems Linksys has picked up some the more convenient features and added them into the interface.

Save on Wireless Routers Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Frequently VPN solutions won’t allow you to connect to a computer by its hostname but only by IP when connecting to the network through the VPN tunnel. And small it indeed is — all in, it measures in at a tiddly 98mm by 25mm by 98mm, slightly larger than a standard wallet.


Access Restrictions The Access Restrictions page has been cleaned up lniksys a much more intuitive user interface. See details for additional description. No, create an account now.

Look for WPA2 support to become much more widespread across the industry within the coming months. A quick look at the wireless clients table will reveal a nicely refined tabular format that is much easier to read than previous implementations.

In fact, it feels solid throughout and the flip out foot and antenna cover don’t feel like they’d snap if you applied too much pressure.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. The interesting WPA2 Mixed Mode option enables a combination of both WPA and WPA2 to operate at the same time, allowing clients that do not yet support the newer standard to still connect while providing enhanced security for those that do.

Best Selling in Wireless Routers See all. Cisco confirmed the vulnerability and released firmware updates. Most relevant reviews See all 9 reviews. When processed, the request could cause a buffer overflow condition. Each claim a 7dbi gain.

Linksys WRT54GC Compact Wireless-G Broadband Router Overview – CNET

Automatic setup doesn’t work for ADSL. Overall, while the traditional purple and grey Linksys look is more recognizable, this new design trend is a good direction that tries to convey a more professional and study look.

This can be very useful for many reasons. Each side of the router hides a pop-out or fold-up panel, housing the antenna socket and reset button respectively.


It’s is an This 54 Mbps router supports MAC address filtering, which lets you authorize the IP addresses to be allowed in your network for preventing unauthorized access. Weary small and compact. Administrators are advised to monitor critical systems.

Linksys has not yet released the firmware source code for this product, but as we’ll see later, the firmware has taken more than a few pages from our favourite firmware solutions. Keeping this naming convention was a very smart move by Linksys to build on top of the tremendous name the WRT54G has built for itself. I would recommend going wireless to anyone. First, the client doesn’t have to do any manual configuration.

Linksys WRT54GC 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router

Second, by knowing just the MAC address of the client trying to connect, you can always identify it with that unique identifier. No use in confusing first time Disco users. The power supply is comparatively HUGE. Signal range on the unit is surprisingly good, and can be extended with an optional antennae, making the router a good choice for those in small home environments such as flats and apartments.