1. Smart Connect


You will be able to find it in ‘Wi-Fi Settings’ section both in Mercku App and on webpage mywifi.mercku.tech


  • Smart Connect

By enabling Smart Connect, 2.4G and 5G Wi-Fi will share the same SSID

  • Hide SSID

The Wi-Fi name will be invisible on the device Wi-Fi list after hiding. You have to provide the Wi-Fi name manually to connect.


2. VPN client(PPTP/L2TP)


You will be able to find it in ‘Network Settings’ Section in Mercku App and ‘Advanced Settings’ on Mercku webpage mywifi.mercku.tech

A VPN, or Virtual Private Network, allows you to create a secure connection to another network over the Internet. VPNs can be used to access region-restricted websites, shield your browsing activity from prying eyes on public Wi-Fi, and more; VPN is a good way to communicate private network using in enterprise network and groups.


M2 supports VPN passthrough. You can use both another routing device with VPN in front of M2 and a VPN service set up on your device, in the way, M2 will be able to pass that VPN traffic directly.


Here is the steps on the VPN guide.


If you are using the Mercku webpage mywifi.mercku.tech

  • Go to Mercku webpage mywifi.mercku.tech, login, and scroll down to ‘Advanced settings’, click inside and find VPN
  • Click Add and fill in the VPN information accordingly

If you are using the Mercku App

  • Go to Mercku App, login, click on ‘Settings’ on the bottom and find ‘Network settings’, click inside and find VPN
  • Click Add and fill in the VPN information accordingly

Attention:

  • M2 only supports PPTP and L2TP protocols for VPN connection
  • Please enable both ‘MPPE Encryption’ and ‘MPPC Compression’ for VPN connection


3.  Port forwarding



Port forwarding is the process of configuring a router to make a computer or other network device that is connected to it accessible to other computers and network devices from outside of the local network. Port forwarding uses an IP address plus port number to route network requests to specific devices.


Port forwarding can be configured in Advanced settings in the Mercku app/Mercku webpage mywifi.mercku.tech


To set up port forwarding, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Mercku app on your phone/ Open the Mercku webpage mywifi.mercku.tech
  2. Tap on the "Settings", and click on the "Advanced settings" and find "Port forwarding" / Click on the "Advanced settings" and find "Port forwarding"
  3. Proceed to 'Add'
  4. Assign permissions to an already connected device, or manually add a new device
  5. You can now edit the permissions with a specific IP address, and port range. You can also select a protocol for both TCP & UDP or either TCP or UDP
  6. When you’ve finished editing permissions and selecting protocols, click 'Save'


4.  Network diagnosis(ping transroute nslookup)-web


This function is only available on the webpage mywifi.mercku.tech version

  • Ping: Ping is a networking utility program or a tool to test if a particular host is reachable. It is a diagnostic that checks if your computer is connected to a server. Ping, a term taken from the echo location of a submarine, sends data packet to a server and if it receives a data packet back, then you have a connection.
  • Traceroute: Traceroute is a command which can show you the path a packet of information takes from your computer to one you specify. It will list all the routers it passes through until it reaches its destination, or fails to and is discarded. In addition to this, it will tell you how long each 'hop' from router to router takes.
  • Nslookup: nslookup is a network administration command-line tool available for many computer operating systems for querying the Domain Name System (DNS) to obtain domain name or IP address mapping or for any other specific DNS record.


5. System log-web


This function is only available on the webpage mywifi.mercku.tech version, you can find it in Advanced settings on Mercku webpage mywifi.mercku.tech.

The system log file contains events that are logged by the operating system components. These events are often predetermined by the operating system itself. System log files may contain information about device changes, device drivers, system changes, events, operations and more. This is mainly for the engineers to troubleshoot the product issue.


6. Firewall-web



This function is only available on the webpage mywifi.mercku.tech version, you can find it in Advanced settings on Mercku webpage mywifi.mercku.tech.


Once this function is enabled, it can prevent some function hacking, like ICMP smurf, IP Land, IP spoof, IP teardrop and ping of death


7. Router WAN MAC Clone


You will be able to find it in ‘Advanced Settings’ section both in Mercku App and on webpage mywifi.mercku.tech

Cloning the MAC Address. ... When you place a router behind the cable modem or DSL modem, the MAC address from the device WAN port is not recognized by the ISP. In this case, to configure your device to be recognized by the ISP, you can clone the MAC address of the WAN port to be the same as your computer MAC address.


8. DMZ Host


You will be able to find it in ‘Advanced Settings’ section both in Mercku App and on webpage mywifi.mercku.tech


A home router DMZ host is a host on the internal network that has all UDP and TCP ports open and exposed, except those ports otherwise forwarded. They are often used as a simple method to send all ports to another firewall/NAT device.


9. Static DHCP lease



You will be able to find it in ‘Advanced Settings’ section both in Mercku App and on webpage mywifi.mercku.tech


After configuring this function, you will be able to assign specific IP to any devices connected to Mercku Wi-Fi


10. LAN DHCP Setting


You will be able to find it in ‘Advanced Settings’ section both in Mercku App and on webpage mywifi.mercku.tech


Router Lan IP: 192.168.127.1

DHCP pool range: from 192.168.100 to 192.168.127.150

Lease: Within 4 hours

* Please don’t assign router Lan IP to the device


11. DDNS (dyndns,oary)


You will be able to find it in ‘Advanced Settings’ section both in Mercku App and on webpage mywifi.mercku.tech


Dynamic DNS (DDNS or DynDNS) is a method of automatically updating a name server in the Domain Name System (DNS), often in real time, with the active DDNS configuration of its configured hostnames, addresses or other information.