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Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Reset dd-wrt web gui password

I changed the dd-wrt router password and could no longer access the device. Lucky, I was able to login to the router with ssh and default username and my old password. This means that the web gui password was corrupted. With the below steps I was able to gain access to the routers web gui.

  • Login to the router via ssh.
  • Type in nvram set http_passwd=
  • Then type in nvram commit
  • open browser, connect to the router and change the password "immediately"
  • Power off the router for atleast a minute and power on again.
  • login to the router and take backup of your settings.

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