GeckoV4™ Specifications

GeckoV4 contains many advanced features, some of which are listed below.

 

Primary core features:

  • Management is via SSH, making use of an easy to use point-and-click interface
  • Support for multiple network interfaces
  • Support for multiple IPs on each interface
  • Complete Atheros support listed below
  • Static routing
  • Policy (source) based routing
  • 802.1d bridging with STP
  • 802.1q VLAN
  • Ethernet-over-IP (EoIP) support via VDS for LAN over LAN and VPN designs
  • Dynamic routing (RIP, OSPF, BGP, OLSR, and Babel)
  • Mesh networking via OLSR and Babel
  • Captive portal / Hotspot (WISPr attribute support)
  • Network monitoring via tcpdump and ping, and beacon (real-time traffic inspection)
  • Command-shell with common networking tools
  • DHCP client and full featured server w/ static and dynamic IP assignments.
  • Firewall and Port Forwarding (via internal scripting language, or iptables pass through)
  • NAT, and Static 1:1 NAT (DMZ)
  • Class-based Queuing (CBQ)
  • Layer-7 filtering
  • Recursive DNS server
  • PPPoE Client and Server
  • Live over-the-air firmware upgrading

 

Qualcomm Atheros supported features:

  • Complete 11abg radio card support
  • Complete 11n HT support up to 450Mbps (3×3, TxBF)
  • Support for 5, 10, 20, and 40 Mhz wide channels for both 11abg and 11n cards.
  • Licensed frequency support (2.4 – 2.7, and 4.9 – 6.1) GHz.
  • Complete support for a wide range of Atheros mPCI, mPCIe, PCI, and PCIe devices.
  • Strives to be compliance based with both FCC and CE regulations
  • Unused cards can be disabled to lower power consumption and RF interference.
  • Detailed association display with live stats
  • Support over 200 associations per card
  • Link distances up to 230 km
  • 11n AMPSU and AMPDU Aggregation support
  • Adaptive Noise Immunity (ANI)
  • Robust rate control
  • Auto, Fixed, and Max rate support
  • Fixed and Auto channel selection
  • 802.11e QoS
  • Dynamic WDS
  • 802.11i WPA & WPA2/RSN (PSK, EAP-TLS, EAP-TTLS, and EAP-PEAP)
  • Built-in WPA PSK and EAP authentication
  • Radius-based WPA EAP authentication
  • Shared-key and Open-system WEP (40, 64, and 128-bit keys)
  • Static ACLs
  • Radius ACLs w/ accounting and session limits
  • Managed support (enhanced client control)
  • Low signal threshold to eliminate clutter of distant weak radios.
  • High signal threshold to eliminate clutter of nearby strong radios.