Asuswrt-Merlin being a mod based on the original Asuswrt firmware from Asus, it retains the same web interface users are already familiar with:
(Click on any of the screenshots to get a large version)
The changes are fully integrated in the original web interface. Here's the DHCP static reservation page, with the new Name field:
|There is a new Tools menu on the left where a few additional pages were added, such as the Sysinfo page|
While Asus has now integrated the OpenVPN server and client support into the official firmware, the Asuswrt-Merlin implementation retains some additional flexibility, such as the ability to configure two separate server or client instances.
|A basic Wireless site survey page was added, to help determine the optimal channel you should use for your router.|
|Traffic monitoring is also enhanced, with the addition of traffic breakdown per device, either historical, or realtime.|
|DNS-based filtering of specific clients, allowing you to secure your children's devices through services such as OpenDNS or Norton ConnectSafe, while retaining unfiltered name resolution for your other devices.|
|Enhanced Wireless client list, with automated content refresh. Clients connected to the Guest network will also be identified as such.|
|Visual display of traffic usage per devices.|
Visual display of historical data of your traffic.
|QoS classification and throughput information, to better monitor how your traffic is getting classified by the QoS configuration.|