Access Restriction problem / Thibor12

Discussion in 'HyperWRT Firmware' started by santattack, Jan 15, 2006.

  1. santattack

    santattack Network Guru Member

    I installed the Thibor12 Firmware on a WRTG54GS v2 (great software btw), but sadly I encounter 1 problem with the Access Restriction.
    I made two rules :
    Rule 1) Enable Mac address - in which I use the button “edit list of PCs†to add three Mac addresses and allow them access.
    Rule 2) Block IP address - in which I use the button “edit list of PCs†to add the IP range used by the router in my case – and deny them access.

    When I enable these rules my Internet connection is blocked, of course my pc is one of the Mac addresses mentioned above.

    Do I something wrong ? Or is this a bug ? I switched from the Sveasoft Alchemy firmware to Thibor12 and did a “Clear NVRAM, restore factory defaultsâ€. The rules work fine with other firmwares (Sveasoft Alchemy- and the original Linksys firmware).
  2. clone

    clone Network Guru Member

    Access Restriction Bug / Sloution

    I've recently purchased wrt54gl and flash'ed both Hyperwrt 2.1b1 + Thibor13c and Hyperwrt 2.1b1 + Tofu13b/c.

    I tryed applying access restrictions and they didn't work.
    I decided to dig deeper and discovered that the couse was Security/Firewall Protection set to: disable (which is my configuration).

    When i turned it on it solved the problem :)

    Hope it helps.

  3. Thibor

    Thibor Super Moderator Staff Member Member

    it's not a bug. the access restrictions are firewall rules matched by time, mac and webstr. they cannot possibly work if the firewall is disabled.
  4. mikez

    mikez Network Guru Member

    thanks for info Thibor, now i can fix that and when my roomate is being a dick i can just block his access :grin:
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