Assign IPs from the Asus GUI. Update 10/3/2013: Eric has been hard at work on a new build(3.0.0.4.374.33) based on a new source that includes fixes to general performance, parental controls, and more. So what do we need to … I recently purchased RT-AC68U and have set up some time schedules for wireless access for an iPad. I agree that Internet control doesn't work and if there is a way around it then they might find it. Discover the Nighthawk® X6S R8000P, Tri-Band AC4000 WiFi Router with blazing-fast WiFi speeds up to 4.0Gbps. Welcome to the Asuswrt-Merlin project website Asuswrt-Merlin is a third party alternative firmware for Asus routers, with a special emphasis on tweaks and fixes rather than radical changes or collecting as many features as possible. The only way for me is to disable the whole Time Schedule, and re-enable again later. Does anyone know of other apps (or firmware – I am currently running the latest stock) that would allow this or am I stuck with doing it via a web browser? I have got RT-AC87U and this works, at least for the moment. I also know it works because when I click on 'sleep mode' a loud noise starts to come out of my 14 y/o's mouth. Maybe add that declaration to the article? That is right Redum, you can do this, but Ologist wanted it to be an auto thing where you could disable the schedule for a set time, say 5, 30, 60 or so minutes, and after that it auto-reverts back to schedule. You also might try to blacklist the site directly as well vs. relying on the categorization function. Single unifi ap (3 bed house) I looking for a router with great parental control and great WiFi signal. Once you go ASUSWRT-Merlin You'll never go back. The Asus also has parental controls, which were relatively easy to set up, though it did take us a little bit of extra time to locate this feature in the menus. Why don't you check it out before throwing stones. dont forget when you reserve ip addresses for those clients and then set the schedules you may have to restart the router a few times and their devices so they pick up the new ip addresses and time schedules, also very important make sure your NTP time is correct under administration / system /Time Zone, also change day light savings as it backwards, but im sure i wouldnt be handing all my important details to a web site, you may have to restart the router a few times and their devices so they pick up the new ip addresses. Click the device name and you will have the option to … Parental Controls: Parental Controls are found under the AiProtection category. I humbly ask for help. Then again, that was during the days of Windows 95 and extraordinary instability, so anything could have been perceived as improvement. The time restrictions work by MAC address. I recently purchased RT-AC68U and have set up some time schedules for wireless access for an iPad. Hardware. Is there some way of grouping a contiguous set of IP addresses under a single MAC address? What I have done so far is set all kids devices to ask for IP addresses. Perhaps she is using a VPN? This allows you to manage and control your children’s access to the Internet. On my router this allows access and when I select "Block internet access" this re-selects the schedule again. Any feedback appreciated. Once you go ASUSWRT-Merlin You'll never go back. The firewall settings seem to only allow one block of time per day to allow/disallow access to certain network services. The time restrictions work by MAC address. In a few minutes, you’ve blocked a large swath of inappropriate content on your kid’s PC, phone or tablet without blocking yourself. Can I then give all three of one son's device the same IP address? And yes, the ASUS password is only noted in my head not on paper, and I don’t think she has installed a keylogger on my PC. Can you please kindly advice if restarting your router will fix this? Also, double check that the device has the correct blocking enabled. Part One – PFSense & Hardware. Parental Control, on the other hand, could use some improvement as the way Asus define categories for web-filtering is a bit vague. Now, when you try to visit a page in this category, you’ll get a block page: Your email address will not be published. The Asus RT-AC66U B1 is a budget-friendly dual-band router that is easy to install, feature-packed, and delivers solid throughput performance. I'm looking to buy ASUS RT ... [ Asuswrt-Merlin 384.19 | RT-AX88U] Bug in Static-DHCP list. But whose kids aren’t already more tech-savvy than them at this point? D-Link said it starting to use OpenDNS to add cloud-based parental controls to some of its routers. Wow, that is constructive criticism based on fact, who with 3 seconds of googling will work out how to bypass it and you wouldnt even know. Buy now. I guess that the list of forbidden sites sometimes is not accessible (or is it stored locally?) Click "+" button to add a profile. For example, the Adult category is fairly broad. There is an annoying tendency for useful features to be hidden behind check-boxes in random settings menus but otherwise it suits my purposes quite well. Up to six Guest with different times, dhcp lease time, dual WAN, Parental controls, and it's just cool. yes but you group that devices by ip address as you have bound the mac addresses to the ip addresses in reserving the ip addresses, you have bound the mac addresses to the ip addresses in reserving the ip addresses. I used to drink the alternative firmware Kool-Aid. ASUS’s categories are pretty good, but new sites are appearing on the web every day. Have I done something wrong. Been having real problems with Parental Controls on this Router. 3. So, no activity means something has been bypassed. I have many devices in the household and have set the kids phones, laptops, etc so that they can only access during certain hours/days. Share your thoughts in the comments. In the Client List, choose a Client Name (MAC address) to restrict. I did get one dirty look just like that though. There used to be difference. Just so I understand this correctly. Furthermore, the URL filtering won’t work on HTTPS websites or websites which use HTTP compression. I've sent them the following feedback message: I have set up a time schedule for parental control at http://router.asus.com/ParentalControl.asp. My former router had an effective packet filter. ASUS Router RT-AC5300 Merlin firmware and parental control not working Discussion in ' Networking, Telephony & Internet ' started by zillah , Oct 12, 2019 . It’ll simply look like the domain is broken. What doesn’t work? Thanks Asus AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router with MU-Mimo, Aimesh for Mesh WIFI System, Aiprotection Network Security Powered by Trend Micro, Adaptive Qos and Parental Control (RT-AC68U),Black ASUS AC2900 WiFi Dual-band Gigabit Wireless Router with 1.8GHz Dual-core Processor and AiProtection Network Security Powered by Trend Micro, AiMesh Whole Home WiFi System Compatible (RT-AC86U) Give that article a read, perhaps you can update your firmware and get the feature set. ASUS must notify consumers about software updates or other steps they can take to protect themselves from security flaws, including through an … AiMesh gives you time-saving central control, and seamless roaming capability. My RT-AC68U has 18 devices connected. Thanks Pete – I guess its worth a try. You will be redirected to the default setting of the router (router.asus.com). Why or why not? Asus RT-AX92U AX6100 Wi-Fi 6 tri-band router, AiProtection Pro network security by Trend Micro, AiMesh compatible for mesh Wi-Fi System, Adaptive QoS, parental control. Yeah, you're probably right. It's not an enterprise solution, it is a family solution hence the name. I would like to be able to change/disable/enable all their devices' time permissions as a group. Was looking at asus router with custom merlin firmware but do not know how good that will actually be. ASUS RT-ACRH13 AC1300 Dual Band WiFi Router with 4 Gigabit LAN Ports, Easy App setup, VPN, Parental Control, MU-MIMO, USB 3.0 port, Gaming, 4K Streaming 4.4 out of 5 stars 4,290 $66.78 My first experience with alternative firmware was running MRBios on my old Gateway 2000 P5-120 just because it was there. Click the Clients icon and a list of devices will show up in the right hand column along with a search bar at the top. I just hope all those devices have a manual network setup mode. AiMesh gives you time-saving central control, and seamless roaming capability. (This is not a solution, just for testing purpose only to clarify the possible causes.). Go and look at how Asus RT-AC87U implement the User Interface for Parental Control on Time Scheduling. It only kicks in when they inadvertently click on a website. Sign in to the router using your router's administrator login name and password. I added all my kids' device IPs to groups, and set them to shut off for the time spans I wanted. I bought the Orbi RBR50 to replace existing Asus RT-AC87U as I need to extend the range. I seem to recall that I researched this issue and saw the next gen AX routers woudld support 64 clients, but I cannot confirm this in the GT-AX1100 operations manual. For one boy it works fine, but for the other boy – not only is he offline entirely, 24 hours a day, but removing/disabling the schedule feature for his group had no effect! Before buying an Asus router, it would be wise to read Daniel Aleksandersen's review of the stock Asus firmware, especially the privacy issues regarding the included Trend Micro software. I have a GT-AC5300 I have been using, but the 16 client device limit for Parental Controls has been woefully inadequate. Anyway I'm stumped. My 8 y/o is into Cheerleading and it has saved her a number of times seeing images that are degrading to all women! Thank you Pete. I have 3 boys of primary school age. RT-AC68U Parental control / Asus router app, I have set up a time schedule for parental control at, I think the look on this kid's face says it all :-), http://router.asus.com/ParentalControl.asp. There is no way to 'unsee' something, I'll stick with Family Zone and spend the $5 per month and keep her innocence for a little while longer. Google search and reading tfm didn't reveal anything. I would like to be able to change/disable/enable all their devices' time permissions as a group. 2. If you own an ASUS router, the firmware comes bundled with a free copy of AiProtection with Trend Micro. Then I have manually allocated them IP addresses in the range of 10.0.0.70 – 10.0.0.79. Maybe I'm missing something, but don't you just click on the device in the app, and then select (or more correctly) unselect the setting "Block internet access". So, I thought about buying a router and using the Super Hub 2 in modem mode. I am unable to block internet access for my boys devices. Your email address will not be published. Gold! This works well most of the time, but what I had really hoped that the Asus Router app would give us a nice easy way of over-riding the control. I find the granularity lacking though, so if you use android equipment, I strongly suggest using Google Family controls, which are fantastic. Correct – My guess is you will need to at least have an AC router. The "kids" that I … For example, I have the same UI and features as Jack on my older Asus RT-AC68R. I was sceptical about using 3rd party FW, Mainly because it was something outside of my comfort zone. This can be done only via web UI, not via the Android App. In the Android Asus router app, I would like to be able to have a simple way to over-riding that setting. and change the dns or use vpn and you bypass the installed app without notification , its that easy, thats not how the kids would see it esp the 14 year old , there is a fine line between what you claim and what others see as keeping them in cotton wool and being the internet natzi, thats life ! 3. It's the best there is at the moment.If you use Apple though, sorry, can't help. What’s New and Improved in the Windows 10 Settings App? This works OK, but I would like to have improved flexibility. I am trying to protect their innocence, similar to original post, while they are not 'trying' to get around it. I have blocked my son's access to suddenly discover it was my phone.I used the family feature to leave internet access but block chats to allow him to work/study without chatting. See, now that I am spoiled by the power, I want to be able to do this "per group". More and more homes have many devices whose internet access needs to be managed. you do it under dhcp at the bottom it lets you reserve ip addresses per client, A better solution is to subscribe to Family Zone. I have only just started to use the RT-AC68U and am still coming to grips with the functionality available. This method is handy because it doesn’t require you to install any software on their device. As with all parental controls, there are limitations to the above two methods for blocking pornography and other adult content. That all worked fine. The "kids" that I … I still want to discover how I can assign "groups of IPs" to access/function-differently on a timed basis using only the RT AC-68U's router settings. Hi Erik – It won’t be via a VPN. Is that possible or is this another thing to add to Asus's wish list? * Comes with NETGEAR Armor™, MU-MIMO and Circle® Smart Parental Controls. Additionally, any attempt to disable the Time Schedule via Android App not only erases the time schedule, but sometimes the router UI gets confused and a reboot is required. Does anyone know of another network app to achieve this if Asus's router can't be configured this way? That looks very interesting Tux43. Asus rt-ax92u AX6100 Wi-Fi tri-band mesh system, a I protection Pro network security by Trend Micro, a I mesh compatible for mesh Wi-Fi System, Adaptive QoS, parental control. We do the face-to-face parenting like most parents, this complements it. you can however have it turn on an of per hour, eg on at 7am off at 11am on at 1pm and off at 10pm etc per client , just a matter of coloring in the blue dots to which you want allowed or disallowed. This means as each new device is discovered, you will need to check the box for each of the filters. Brad is right, this feature doesn’t work on the RT-AC87U. I never ran any benchmarks to prove anything to myself and probably wouldn't have believed them if I did. 2. Rich and easy management controls, easily set priority for devices, enable VPN support and much more. Do you use internet parental controls in your home? AiMesh is powerful, flexible and you can use a mix of ASUS router models — protecting your investment! Note that your boys will still be able to set manual IP on their phone to override this.It is best to identify their MAC address under "main-view list", then set Parental Control rules accordingly. So what do we need to set this up? I would find each device and block internet access when needed. One of the ways to set up parental controls on the RT-AC88U is by blocking categories. Now I know in which direction to look I will endeavor to sus it out. 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