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Disable Wireless client Filter on Guest

Discussion in 'Tomato Firmware' started by smitty870, May 5, 2013.

  1. smitty870

    smitty870 Serious Server Member

    Using "tomato-E4200USB-NVRAM60K-1.28.0498.1MIPSR2-Toastman-VLAN-RT-N-VPN-NOCAT",
    with two SSIDs setup on the 2.4 band using an E4200 v1. On the guest I do have WPA2 w/ a password and on the private network I have the same setup with Wireless Client Filter configured.

    Since upgrading to "Tomato Firmware v1.28.0500 MIPSR2Toastman-RT-N K26 USB VLAN-VPN-NOCAT" Wireless Client Filter effects both the guest and the private network.

    Is there a setting that disables Wireless Client Filter on the guest ssid?
  2. smitty870

    smitty870 Serious Server Member

    ANy new thoughts? I've tried "tomato-E4200USB-NVRAM60K-1.28.0502.1MIPSR2Toastman-RT-N-VLAN-VPN-NOCAT" and still have the same issue where guests are effected by Wireless Client Filter
  3. Monk E. Boy

    Monk E. Boy Network Guru Member

    Wireless client filter is just MAC address filtering, right?

    MAC address filtering is fairly worthless from a security standpoint, and its completely worthless if you have a device that's connected to the wireless network 24/7 or nearly so (e.g. game system, consumer device, etc.). Selecting a strong passphrase and using WPA2/AES will introduce real stumbling blocks. MAC filtering and disabling BSSIDs rank around the level of putting a sign on a door asking people not to open it.
    philess likes this.
  4. RoadRash

    RoadRash Reformed Router Member

    I think having WPA2+AES and Wireless filter is better than having only WPA2...

    Therefore I want to have wireless filter for my internal WiFi, but not for the Guest-WiFi (which is technically a virtual wireless) - does anyone know how to achieve this?
    Or maybe Toastman, do you want to include such a Feature in the Wireless filter GUI? :)
  5. darkknight93

    darkknight93 Networkin' Nut Member

    can you run
    nvram show | grep macmode

    and paste results?

    you can set e.g. "nvram set wl0_macmode="allow" to allow only certain macs, deny to deny only certain macs.. all i think was allowing all but try to disable mac filter, run nvram Show as above to be sure which Switch is Setting to allow all

    after changes do "nvram commit"

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