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is there a setting for wired mac address filtering?

Discussion in 'Cisco/Linksys Wireless Routers' started by keysersaucy, Apr 14, 2005.

  1. keysersaucy

    keysersaucy Network Guru Member

    I have recently purchased the WRT54GS ver2 and have spent the last couple days going through the settings. I have noticed that mac address filtering seems to be a common feature for wireless connections, but what about wired connections? I currently have only a single pc wired to my router and was wondering if it were possible to use mac address filtering to accept only my computer's mac address.

    Thanks in advance!
  2. Sepsys

    Sepsys Network Guru Member

    Ihave Ver.2 of the WRT54G and I´m using Satori4 Firmware.

    But the original Firmware also should be able to support MAC adress filtering.
    It´s in the menue : "ACCESS RESTRICTIONS" --> "EDIT LIST OF PC"(You must enable "Status"....

    ...there u get a popup where you can edit Mac Adresses.....
  3. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

    or if you want to be a geek you could do iptables or something? but again i am not sure

    i think if you want the regular way of doing this just do what Sepsys suggested
  4. keysersaucy

    keysersaucy Network Guru Member

    Cool, thanks Sepsys! It's kind of hidden in there with the policy management. Thanks a bunch!
  5. t4thfavor

    t4thfavor Network Guru Member

    yeah there is a setting, its called pull out their cables (you are the filter)

    i dont know why you would want it if anyone is going to wire into it, youll know. right?
    just a thought
  6. jagboy

    jagboy Network Guru Member

  7. Sepsys

    Sepsys Network Guru Member


    You´re funny like chikz on speed ...nervertheless you helped nothing...

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