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The name for your router, this is also in the title for the web GUI. can be changed in the Router Identification page.
This is the router model and brand you currently own. If you know this is wrong in the GUI, please post in the Bugs section of the forum.
The current time according to the router. This can be updated in the Time page under Basic in the GUI.
How long your router has been booted and operational.
Shows you the load on the CPU average for 1 minute, 5 minutes, and 15 minutes. Lower is always better.
Total / Free Memory
Shows you how much ram your router has, how much is free space (unused), and then the percentage of ram used by the router currently.
Your routers set MAC Address for its WAN port. This can be changed from stock in the Advanced, Mac Address page. This is normally used by ISP's to hand out WAN IP's.
What type of connection your router uses to connect to the web to get a WAN IP Address.
Your current WAN IP Address given to you from your ISP.
What subnet your WAN IP is on, normally set by your modem, or ISP.
The IP Address of the DHCP server your ISP uses to give you your WAN IP Address.
The IP's your router uses to resolve domain names. You can set custom DNS servers if you want in the Basic, Network page.
MTU stands for Maximum Transmission Units, and it is how much data your router can send at a time in a packet.
The status of your WAN Connection, to see if you are connected to the web or not.
How long you have been connected to the web with a WAN IP Address.
Remaining Lease Time
How much time before the router requests a new IP Address from the ISP, normally this will not change your IP address unless your ISP uses dynamic (changing) WAN IP Addresses.
Router MAC Address
Your routers set MAC Address for its self. This MAC is not for the LAN ports, as the LAN ports act as a switch, but for things such as the GUI, and the firmware to use.
Router IP Address
The address your router has on the LAN, this is also the IP Address you use to connect to the router for telnet, ssh, and all router features.
Your LAN's current Subnet Mask. This is a advanced feature, and for most networks, should not be changed.
The list of IP's your router will hand out to your network devices. If you click the link, it will take you to the Device List page.
This is the MAC Address of the wireless card in your router. This is used, along with your SSID, to identify your network by devices.
What mode wireless is currently set to on your router. Normally it is set to Access Point, which allows devices to connect to your LAN and WAN over wireless.
Wireless Network Mode
What bands your router is broadcasting on. There is A (54mbps 5.0Ghz), B (11mbps 2.4Ghz), G (54mbps 2.4Ghz), and N (150-300mbps, 2.4 or 5.0Ghz). This is normally set to Auto, which will broadcast on all bands your router supports.
Tells you if wireless is disabled or enabled on your router.
The SSID is the name of your wireless network. This will show up when someone trys to connect to your network, unless your router is set to not broadcast its SSID, in which case you will need to know it to connect to the wireless network.
What type of security your wireless network is currently using. This is a great thing to have enabled to prevent unwanted devices from connecting, and using your network.
What wireless channel your router is currently broadcasting at. This can range from 1 to 14, depending on location, and settings.
What space of the channel your wireless will broadcast on. 20MHz is a smaller channel, but normally has less noise. 40MHz is a bigger channel, allowing faster connections, but can have more noise. The more noise your channel has, the slower your wireless can become, but this mostly varies on range from the router.
What speed your wireless router is currently receiving and broadcasting at to devices. The higher the number, the better, and faster your wireless network is.