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Linksys BEFSR41

details: EtherFast Cable/DSL Router with 4-Port Switch
hardware type: Broadband Router
date added: 2006-01-22
updated: 2015-02-10
The BEFSR41 is a broadband router with a single 10/100Mbps WAN port and four 10/100Mbps LAN ports. It supports Quality of Service (QoS) to prioritize the traffic over the network.

This router supports VPN pass-through for IPSec and PPTP. It features a built-in SPI firewall to protect the network against malicious attacks.

The router can be easily configured via Web-based configuration utility, including Quick Setup Wizard or via SNMP v.2.
 BEFSR41 Features
 Availability: currently available
 Release Date: 1999-12-28
 List price: $89
 Street price: $49
 Warranty: 1 year(s)
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 USB port(s): 0
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port forwarding of ranges: yes
 Port triggering: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 DHCP relay: yes
 DNS proxy: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 QoS: yes
 ToS / DiffServ: no
 UPnP: yes
 PPPoE client: yes
 IPSec passthrough: yes
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 Security log: yes
 Device Management
 Default IP address:
 Default admin username: (blank)
 Default admin password: admin
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Quick Setup Wizard
Windows application
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Event log: yes
 Misc hardware info
 SNMP support: SNMP v.2
 NTP client: yes
 Product page:
 Quick Install Guide:

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  User Reviews/Comments:
by Merodoc - 2006-07-23 14:17
I have owned this router for two years now, and it is a good entry-level router for those who do not need or expect advanced features or blazing speed. Firmware hasn't been updated since last year, which is to be expected from an older product.
by anonymous - 2008-05-31 08:17
Well Linksys get 0/10 for accessibility and usability for their website.
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