[pcductape] Re: Router

  • From: "Emery, David" <demery@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2003 19:30:38 -0500

It is a good router and will keep most like to be hackers out of your
system. One thing you should do is enter in the url field of
your browser and hit enter, there is no username and the password is admin
lower case, you should change the IP to 192.168.X.X where X is a number you
know and also change the password to something other then admin as all
Linksys come this way and you will have better protection. I do not like
Norton products, they are memory hogs and have been known to cause problems,
however, it is user preference. I also think McAfee rates a minus 10 on a
scale of 1-10, 10 being good. :>)
I use tiny personal firewall on my laptop as I am on the road a lot.

-----Original Message-----
From: Elaine [mailto:Elaine@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 7:07 PM
To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Router

A Linksys- BEFSR41 EtherFast® Cable/DSL Router with 4-Port Switch  yep I
found the manual it says that it is   NAT technology   so now I want to find
out about that
I am also running sygate personal firewall in my computer and norton
firewall in the other computer.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Emery, David <mailto:demery@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>  
To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>  
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 11:55 PM
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Router

What is the make of your router? A hardware firewall which most have is that
ports are not open and wan is blocked, usually you can enter an IP address
in your browser url field and enter a password that is in your manual, it is
admin for Linksys router and you can open ports for ftp db2, http etc. if
you were running a server and wanted to allow access to your computer. :>)

-----Original Message-----
From: Elaine [mailto:Elaine@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Monday, February 24, 2003 6:04 PM
To: pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [pcductape] Re: Router

Ok,  back to the original question how can I find out what firewall is in
the Router?

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