The setting low/med/high seems useless.
I've tested all the 3 options. With HIGH it says
WAN->LAN: Block All
Allow all below
We are talking about ports, right? So when it says SSH it means 22 only, right?
But I've tried an ssh connection on a non-standard port and it's not blocked.
I've tested a forwarded port and that's open (if the firewall blocks all WAN->LAN even a forwarded port should be stealth... no? However this is not of much importance to me).
Other flip of the coin
I've set the firewall on LOW and scanning all the ports from WAN->LAN reports that it's all stealth.
The forwarded port open (as expected)
I don't get the purpose of this firewall since any level is exactly the same. Whether I set LOW or HIGH it's all closed/stealth WAN->LAN (unless I forward a port) and all allowed LAN->WAN.
That's 100% fine to me, however the 3 options are useless, so it must be a bug.
Maybe it requires a restart of the router? In such case the bug is the lack of a message "This setting requires a reboot of the router".
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