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SMC7004VBR Barricade Cable/DSL Broadband Router Review

Introduction

SMC7004VBR Barricade Cable/DSL Broadband Router
Summary-New version of popular Barricade router with SPI based firewall, but no printserver or dial-up WAN support
Update7/31/2003 - Address mapping / Multi NAT feature removed.
Pros• Schedulable firewall rules and URL keyword blocking, with different time periods per day
Cons• No Web traffic logging
• No static inbound port range mapping

It sure has taken a long time, but SMC's next-generation Barricade has finally hit the shelves. Although the little guy still won't win any beauty contests, it might win a place in your SOHO network...