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RT-N66U Router Name Change ?

Discussion in 'ASUS N Routers & Adapters' started by AnthonyArmato, Apr 19, 2012.

  1. AnthonyArmato

    AnthonyArmato Senior Member

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    I'm pretty sure this can be changed but for some reason I cannot find it.

    When doing a trace you can see the router is named "www.asusnetwork.net". On my E4200 I could change this to what ever I wanted. Is it possible on this router, and if so where is it located ?

    1 <1 ms <1 ms <1 ms www.asusnetwork.net [192.168.1.1]
     
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  3. hggomes

    hggomes Very Senior Member

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    I don't really know if its possible to change it via GUI since i don't use OFW, but you can use 'nvram show' to search the string and then do 'nvram set name=value(name you want)', then nvram save and nvram commit.
     
  4. AnthonyArmato

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  5. Codyormoe

    Codyormoe New Around Here

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    Right on the first page when you log into the web gui of the router, over on the upper right it should name your wireless networks(SSID). You should be able to change it there. As for changing it in network share, that's in the miscellaneous settings of the servers center(USB Application, Servers Center).
     
  6. Revenent

    Revenent Occasional Visitor

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    Wrong names - OP is talking about the predefined URL to the router, not the SSID or share names.

    I don't believe there is any way of changing the URL without modifying the firmware directly.
     
  7. Gendou

    Gendou New Around Here

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    I came here hoping to find an answer to this question myself. :(
     
  8. AnthonyArmato

    AnthonyArmato Senior Member

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    I never found one.
     
  9. iamaverb

    iamaverb New Around Here

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    Thanks. It worked for me as stated on the top of the first page.
    I changed my name to NSA Surveillance Van 11
     
  10. CoreyC

    CoreyC New Around Here

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    I know this is an old post, but this thread was the first result in my Google search on the topic.

    Having said that, I found this setting in 'USB Application' in the GUI. Click on the 'Network Place (Samba) Share / Cloud Disk' tab. On that page, when I change the name in the 'Device Name' field, it also changes to the same name when I do a traceroute. By the way, I am on merlin firmware 380.70, but I assume you'll see it as well.
     
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