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You may also like. The Basics Page 3: I owned this exact same model and this was a replacement. After you enter the DSL or Cable Modem data, it programs the router with the info, reboots it, befex41 if you’re successful, takes you to the Linksys website to register. If you choose the Cable Modem option, it takes bfsx41 through another set of connection instruction screens, probes your PC, then asks you to enter Host and Domain names, and a MAC address.

With its wire-speed throughput and various network services, this device ensures performance and reliability. Linksys Port 4 Mbps Wired Routers. Show More Show Less.

Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Firewall Router with 4-Port Switch/VPN Endpoint Specs – CNET

If you would like to run, and provide linmsys level of security for a home based server with limited trafficthen place it in the DMZ. I have found that if I access one of the router administration pages, and click save on any one of them no change required I can assure access for a few minutes at least.


It then probes the Internet connection, and reads info from the attached computer. Subscribe to our newsletter.

Linksys EtherFast BEFSX41 4-Port 10/100 Wired Router (BEFSX41)

You can set times to use protocols like http, or ftp for users. I guess Linksys had to come up with some sort of Wizard, given their competitors’ moves in this area. However, it prevents access from the outside seemingly at random. I was very happy to get an exact replacement. Setting Up Page 4: The only reason I don;t rate this as Poor, is because it might be a useful router for someone who only needs access to the internet from behind the router, rather than access their system from the Internet.

Any Condition Any Condition. I use two of these devices at remote offices to set up a site-to-site vpn. Seems like everyone has a router setup “wizard” these days, and Linksys is no exception. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.

The diagram on the back explains that it’s meant to be run before you install the router and while the PC you run it on is connected to your cable modem or DSL connection. Best Selling in Wired Routers See all. See details for additional description.


It finally decide that it had worked enough and the ports began to fail. It presents the MAC address of the computer that you’re running the Wizard on as the default, or lets you enter a different MAC address, but doesn’t allow you to leave the factory-default MAC address alone.

The main office has a Linksys RV If users real and follow the instructions provided they will greatly increase the perimeter security. Back this up with Outpost Pro, or Zone Alar m software on your web server, and you have linksts for the money! Setting Up Page 1: It doesn’t allow access where it shouldn’t, which would be a disaster, but it prevents access to my websites, email server, web email, etc. Befsc41 addition, the router has dimensions of 1.

I wouldn’t buy anything but a Linksys. Basically, it presents a series of instructions describing how to connect the router, modem, and PC, then asks you to choose a cable modem or DSL connection.

Most relevant reviews See all 14 reviews. More dependable and faster than WiFi.