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Router security questions.

Discussion in 'ASUSWRT - Official' started by podkaracz, Feb 13, 2020.

  1. podkaracz

    podkaracz Regular Contributor

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    Ive looked over asus tips on how to secure router and here are some questions. (https://www.asus.com/support/FAQ/1039292/)


    1. Enable https to log in ASUSWRT

    Ive seen people advertise to not change http to https in Advanced Settings-> Administration-> System-> Local Access Config . Should i change it or leave it on http?

    2. Only allow specified IP address to log in ASUSWRT

    Advanced Settings-> Administration-> System-> Specified IP Address

    Should i change it only for my main pc?

    I know hiding ssid and mac filtering wont protect but they at least hide it from neighbors.
     
  2. Grisu

    Grisu Part of the Furniture

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    Do you trust clients in your network?
    If yes no need for it, otherwise it would be better but might bring in troubles.
    Access from outside should be blocked!