Linksys WRT Products running SveaSoft Satori Firmware
Link Logger Set Up
NOTE the default Linksys firmware does not support
external logging tools as Linksys disabled that functionality within
their firmware so you must run a third party firmware such as
or other similar third party firmware in order for your Linksys to
support external logging tools like Link Logger.
1.Download and Install Link Logger
2. Next Configure Link Logger
To find this screen select 'Edit' from the main
menu and then select the 'Setup...' option and click on the 'Router'
tab. The Router Address is the internal LAN IP address of your
Linksys (192.168.1.1 by default).
3. Configure the Linksys SveaSoft Satori to log traffic
and send it to Link Logger
There are 3 things which must be done here
1. Enable Syslogd and enter the IP Address of
the system running Link Logger.
2. Enable Telnet as you need it to 'install' a
script which will enable your Linksys to send its logs to the system
running Link Logger.
3. Open a Telnet into the Linksys (ie in
Windows open a DOS session and enter 'telnet 192.168.1.1',
remember the userid is 'root' and the password is your
Linksys password) and enter the
following white bold text (I included the prompts and such in a
small black font so you would have some reference as to where this
BusyBox v1.00-pre9 (2004.06.30-23:34+0000)
Built-in shell (ash)
Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands.
-R INPUT 6 -j logdrop
-R INPUT 1 -j logdrop -m state --state INVALID
/usr/sbin/iptables -R INPUT 6 -j
disabling Telnet on the Administration page if you don't need it.
FAQ for Install Issues
If Link Logger stops logging check to see if the
IP address of the logging system has changed as sometime the
DHCP will assign a new IP address to the system running Link
Logger and hence will not receive the logging information.
If you get an error when starting Link Logger, please make sure that
you don't have other logging software running when you start Link
Logger, as only one application can process Syslog messages at a
If Link Logger doesn't work and your running
ZoneAlarm or any similar product please ensure that it is allowing
communication between Link Logger and your Linksys Router.
Link Logger does attempt to ping your router on startup, and your
Linksys Router sends its logging information to Link Logger via
Syslog messages (UDP port 514). If the ping is blocked then
Link Logger displays a message stating that it couldn't communicate
with the Router. If the Syslog messages are blocked then
Link Logger doesn't log anything as it doesn't receive any logging
Logger does have an uninstall program for easy removal. You
can remove Link Logger using 'Remove Programs' in the Windows
If Link Logger is still not working email Link