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WAG54G - problem with 'block anonymous internet requests'

Discussion in 'Other Linksys Equipment' started by gbrowne, Aug 11, 2005.

  1. gbrowne

    gbrowne Network Guru Member

    My WAG54G works pretty well most of the time, wireless side and DSL side, but even though I have selected 'block anonymous internet requests', it can still be pinged from the Internet, lowering my general security. Does anyone have a fix for this please ?

    Also, the 'Access restrictions page' seems not to work as it should - if you bar a PC using its MAC address, the filtering does not work. Likewise if you bar a PC using time limits.

    Using firmware 1.01.01

    Geoff Browne.
    gbrowne@cix.co.uk
     
  2. TazUk

    TazUk Network Guru Member

    After updating the firmware to 1.01.01 did you reset the router back to factory defaults and then re-enter your settings? If you didn't then that's probably why ;)
     
  3. gbrowne

    gbrowne Network Guru Member

    (Belated) thanks very much for the tip. I will try it now I am back from holiday.

    Does it tell you to do this in the upgrade instructions ?
    If so, I must have missed it :eek:)

    Cheers,
    Geoff.
     
  4. gbrowne

    gbrowne Network Guru Member

    I have just tried your suggestion, but I can still ping the router at it's external IP address.

    Cheers,
    Geoff Browne.
     

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