Like every other website on the planet, SmallNetBuilder uses cookies. Our cookies track login status, but we only allow admins to log in anyway, so those don't apply to you. Any other cookies you pick up during your visit come from advertisers, which we don't control.
If you continue to use the site, you agree to tolerate our use of cookies. Thank you!

Router Charts

Click for Router Charts

Router Ranker

Click for Router Ranker

NAS Charts

Click for NAS Charts

NAS Ranker

Click for NAS Ranker

More Tools

Click for More Tools

LAN & WAN Reviews

Introduction

SMC Barricade Plus Cable/DSL Broadband router

SMC Barricade Plus Cable/DSL Broadband router
Summary VPN version of popular Barricade router with SPI based firewall and PPTP / IPsec VPN endpoint, but no printserver or dialup WAN support.
Will probably do better with PPTP vs. IPsec-based VPNs
Update 10/24/02 - Updates for 2.03e firmware features, including TZO Dynamic DNS, UPnP, PPTP WAN type, and "loopback" support.
Pros • Schedulable firewall rules & URL keyword blocking w/different time periods per day
• Supports 10 WAN IP addresses
• Supports PPTP & IPsec VPN endpoints
• Supports NetBIOS broadcast (MS Network browsing)
Cons • No Web traffic logging
• No inbound port range mapping
• 760kbps IPsec VPN performance
• Poor IPsec VPN setup logging

SMC's Barricade Plus is the only one of the current crop of inexpensive VPN endpoint routers to support both IPsec and PPTP tunnels. I found it to be similar to its non-VPN sibling the SMC7004VBR [reviewed here], but with a few idiosyncracies of its own...

More LAN & WAN

Wi-Fi System Tools
Check out our Wi-Fi System Charts, Ranker and Finder!

Support Us!

If you like what we do and want to thank us, just buy something on Amazon. We'll get a small commission on anything you buy. Thanks!

Over In The Forums

Hi Team,I am trying to find out for the last few hours on how to implement a 2-factor authentication (2FA) for my asus router which has already enable...
I've recently had a netgear r7000p completely brick and i'm not happy about it, but in the intern i am going back to my faithful ac66u with merlin 380...
The AC86U is very popular here. When I look at Amazon reviews, there are a lot of people complaining that 2.4ghz stops working or is otherwise unrelia...
i am using 384.9 on AC-3200. a week ago i was testing diversion and to the cleanup router, i have done a factory reset. after this time there is high ...
Below is a rough image of something I am considering if my objective is at all possible. To the switch Netgear GS108T, I have added two additional vla...

Don't Miss These

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3