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OpenWrt Configuration

Essential – Immediately after Flashing OpenWrt

After first login you can gain access to your router via

Please note: (HTTPS access is only available after First Login)

If you feel insecure about the command-line interface, see if CLI helps you.
For help with installing packages, see OPKG Package Manager


What you could/should do after flashing OpenWrt:

  • As a precaution you should secure the access to your router
  • Configure the packet filter with UCI: firewall or without it: netfilter
  • Configure the packet scheduler with UCI: qos or without it: packet.scheduler
  • To configure your hardware buttons (if your device has any), see hardware.button
  • If you have one or more USB ports, see USB
  • If you have no USB ports, no problem, you can still mount remote filesystems ;-)
  • If you want to monitor the connection status to the Internet, you should access your modem
  • To understand, then enable and configure the wireless, consult wireless.overview.
  • enable and configure your crond



  • setup a vpn link
  • install (and configure) Asterisk: asterisk
  • connect a USB webcam or a USB TV card:

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You find many more HOWTOs and Technical Reference here: Documentation. The project OpenWrt and its Wiki are maintained by volunteers. You are cordially invited to contribute.




zh-cn/doc/howto/basic.config.txt · Last modified: 2019/04/04 07:13 by vgaetera