[WNYLUG-Users] Accessing my wireless router

matthew mkoerner70 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 08:29:11 EDT 2012


DD-WRT supports all WRT54G models except for the v7.

On 03/19/2012 08:25 AM, Monkberry wrote:
> Yes,*IF* your router is a possible candidate for dd-wrt firmware, 
> that's a great way to go, and make sure to follow the install 
> procedures for your particular router because they vary greatly. The 
> procedures will no doubt explain how to do a proper hard reset 
> (30-30-30) and I can attest that proper hard resets do work the best. 
> I would then look into the real need and requirements for your 
> certificates and then warrant the use.
>
> On 03/19/2012 08:09 AM, matthew wrote:
>> You may have to do a hard reset (factory def) - Broken certificates 
>> can hose your network, just clearing them does not work all the time.
>> did you ever update this router with dd-wrt? If not when you get it 
>> back that should be your first move.
>>
>> On 03/18/2012 02:12 PM, josephj at main.nc.us wrote:
>>> Thanks.
>>> 1) I cleared my "regular" cache and that didn't do anything.  How do I
>>> clear the certificate cache in Firefox 11?
>>>
>>> To try to get around that problem, I tried to access the router from 
>>> Opera
>>> (which I had not done before.  It gave me quite a few transitory error
>>> messages that said something about a broken certificate chain and then
>>> settled on a message about not being able to access the page.
>>>
>>> Joe
>>>
>>>>      Clear your browsers cache certificates for that address.
>>>>
>>>> I recently had to reset and reconfigure my wireless
>>>> router (WRT54G).
>>>>
>>>> I followed the instructions at:
>>>> <a class="moz-txt-link-freetext"
>>>> http://technicallyeasy.net/2007/09/securing-linksys-wrt54g-wireless-router> 
>>>>
>>>> I can use the Internet with no problems, but I can't access my router
>>>> (using a wireless connection) at
>>>> https://192.168.1.1">https://192.168.1.1
>>>>
>>>> When I do, I get:
>>>>
>>>> Secure Connection Failed
>>>>
>>>>            An error occurred during a connection to 192.168.1.1.
>>>>
>>>> You have received an invalid certificate.  Please contact the server
>>>> administrator or email correspondent and give them the following
>>>> information:
>>>>
>>>> Your certificate contains the same serial number as another 
>>>> certificate
>>>> issued by the certificate authority.  Please get a new certificate
>>>> containing a unique serial number.
>>>>
>>>> (Error code: sec_error_reused_issuer_and_serial)
>>>>    The page you are trying to view can not be shown because the
>>>> authenticity of the received data could not be verified.
>>>>    Please contact the website owners to inform them of this problem.
>>>> Alternatively, use the command found in the help menu to report this
>>>> broken site.
>>>>
>>>> It does not ask me for a password, etc.
>>>> What did I do wrong and how do I fix it?
>>>>
>>>> TIA
>>>>
>>>> Joe
>>>
>>>
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