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Logging

I've already touched on the 318's logging features, but I'll tie up the loose ends here. The Security Log feature records "console" type events such as admin logins, port scans and other "attack" type events, and attempts to access blocked websites or newsgroups. But, as the name implies, you don't get general traffic logging.

You can view, clear, refresh, and immediately send the log to one designated email address, and you can schedule the emailing of the log, or have an email sent immediately whenever a "security event" is detected, too. However, your view of the log itself is hampered by the same frame-is-too-small problem that the VPN log window has, and you'll have to constantly scroll back and forth to work your way through the log.

Other Features

The router has a few other features that I haven't mentioned, such as:

  • you can set the router's MTU (Maximum Transmission Unit) value (useful in getting some PPPoE-based connections to work)
  • you can set and view 8 static routes (useful in networks that have more than one subnet)
  • dynamic routing protocols RIP1, RIP1 compatible (transmit only) and RIP 2 send and receive are supported
  • you can enable the router to respond to WAN ping requests (this is disabled by default, which is good security practice)
  • dynamic DNS support is built-in for using dyndns.org.

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