[Wireless Router] How to set up Network Detection to make sure your router’s time zone synchronizes with NTP server?

ASUS ensures your network detection mechanism does not mistakenly diagnose your router as disconnected from the Internet with a NTP server, and keeps the time zone of your router synchronized with the NTP server.

Note: Supported New Firmware: FW version after 384. 40000


Users can choose Ping, DNS Query or both as your network detection mechanism by going to Advanced Settings > Administration > System tag > Basic Config >Network Monitoring

(1) sending a ping to a specified address.
(2) sending a DNS Query to a DNS server.


How to Set Up a DNS Query?

The system will require to fill in the [Resolved Target] and [Respond IP] fields after clicking on DNS Query in Network Monitoring to prevent your router from a man-in-the-middle attack and decreasing the possibility of false positive IP address. In order to make sure the resolved target is congruent with the respond IP, we suggest users set up DNS Query by following steps below.

 1. Use “cmd” in Windows or “Terminal” in MacOS to ping a specific domain name, such as www.google.com.

2.  Copy the returned IP address replied and paste it to the website WHOIS to search if this IP address is congruent with the domain name you specified.


 3.   If this IP address is congruent with the domain name you specified, please fill in the [Resolved Target] and [Respond IP] field accordingly.

4. Click on the [Apply] button.


How to get the (Utility / Firmware)?

You can download the latest drivers, software, firmware and user manuals in the ASUS Download Center.

If you need more information about the ASUS Download Center, please refer this link.