DD-WRT: Password Protect Your Status Page To Increase Network Security
DD-WRT is an excellent firmware alternative for your network router, whether your router is used at home for at your business. One of my favorite features of DD-WRT is the router status page, shown below. The DD-WRT status page is very useful for looking at real-time information. This status page is shown by default when […]
How To Use A Router as a Wireless Adapter Without NAT
In a previous article I showed you how it is possible to use a wireless router and 3rd party firmware as a wireless adapter. While the information in that guide is still relevant to most users, the steps provided create a limitation for more advanced users. In the previous guide, any devices connected as clients […]
How to Use A Router as a Wireless Adapter
There may come a time where you have an extra wireless router on your hands (such as the Linksys WRT54GL) that you’re not sure what to do with. One thing that I have recently found useful is to use the router as a wireless adapter to connect to a wireless network. Using a router as […]
Tomato Firmware: Increased Transmit Power Does More Harm Than Good?
Currently, I run four routers, all part of the WRT54G/GL/GS series, that allow a house to receive wireless internet. These routers provide sufficient, although not yet ideal, coverage for the house. Since the WRT54G/GL/GS routers are built on a Linux framework, they are easily upgraded to more powerful firmware, such as the Tomato Firmware available […]