Access Control

Content filtering with OpenDNS, CleanBrowsing Family Filter, Cloudflare Family or any other DNS service you choose.

Enable safe search for multiple search engines with a single click. Choice of YouTube Restricted or Moderate Restricted mode. Pause the Internet. Schedule Internet access with one or multiple calendars by user/device/website.

Highly configurable local black and white lists. You can block by domain names or partial domain names, protocols, ports or port ranges, IP addresses or IP address ranges. You can even enter regular expressions (if you so prefer).

Monitoring

See all Internet traffic from monitored devices: domains, protocols, ports. And the first 15 bytes of each new connection if you are so inclined.

Monitor how much bandwidth is consumed by each device, and to what destinations.

VPN

Protect your privacy by setting up a VPN client to connect out to the Internet. Get enhanced security by connecting back to your home VPN server while you are out.

Set up multiple networks and tunnel selected network(s) through VPN, while leaving others on ISP.

Supports WireGuard, IPsec IKEv2 and OpenVPN. Both client and server. Native DDNS support makes it really easy to set up a VPN server at home.

VLAN

VLANs help improve security on your home network by isolating different groups of devices on different networks

With pcWRT, managing VLANs on your network no longer requires a network engineer certification

You can securely isolate guest devices and your IoT devices on a separate network without knowing the "three dumb routers".

Ad Block

Block ads safely in your browser and apps with a single click. No browser plugin needed.

Combined with a VPN server on the router, you can bring ad blocking to your mobile devices while you are away from home or on mobile network.

Plus, you can suspend ad blocking on demand when there's a deal you can't miss