Status ScreensThe SonicWALL's wider featureset is immediately apparent. The SonicWALL Status screen displays a wide variety of information, listing everything from installed licenses to CPU utilization, current connections and more. In addition, the SonicWALL's multiple components, such as firewall and VPN interfaces, are all accessible from the System Status window.
The Linksys' Status menu, meanwhile, displays active configuration information related to the current WAN connection.
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