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Motorola BR700

details: Router with a built-in 4-port 10/100 Mbps switch.
hardware type: Broadband Router
date added: 2006-01-28
updated: 2014-09-22
The BR700 is a broadband router with a single 10/100Mbps WAN port and four 10/100Mbps LAN ports.

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

The router can be easily configured via Web-based configuration utility, including a Quick Setup Wizard.
 BR700 Features
 Availability: currently available
 Warranty: 2 year(s)
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 USB port(s): 0
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Routing Protocols: RIP v1 (static routing, RFC 1058)
RIP v2 (dynamic routing, RFC1389)
 IPSec server: no
 IPSec client: no
 IPSec passthrough: yes
 PPTP server: no
 PPTP client: no
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 Filtering: IP Address filtering, MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address:
 Default admin username: admin
 Default admin password: motorola
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Quick Setup Wizard
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Product page:

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  User Reviews/Comments:
by Doug - 2006-11-30 15:52
Been using with cable-modem service for past 2 years now.

Most helpful has been the "forced MAC" feature for the WAN port. It has made a life of using a few, various PC's on the same cable modem very convenient. (if you catch my meaning)

Performance is satisfactory, firewall isn't bulletproof but indeed effective against general port-scans, pings, and ordinary attacks.

Amount of features is impressive; from NAT to Port Triggers to Port Forwarding and even Virtual Servers, this product has a bunch to offer.

My only complaint; the configuration interface. (DHTML over LAN) While it surely looks nifty, the interface is only half-usable through browsers other than MS-IE 5.5 or later. In particular, the "pseudo-input" features under such areas as Port Forwarding and Routing Tables are useless without the finicky DHTML features supported by MS-IE (and only MS-IE). Still looking for firmware updates (none to date from Moto) or an OSS alternative using embedded Linux. If you make it, holler!
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