SSH into DD-WRT router remotely

SSH into DD-WRT router

To connect to a router running DD-WRT firmware perform following:

  • Login into router's web GUI as administrator
  • Go to Services > Services and "Enable" SSHd under Secure Shell
    DD-WRT Services > Services > SSHd
  • Go to Administration > Management and "Enable" SSH Management under Remote Access
    DD-WRT Administration > Management > SSH Management
  • Connect to router's IP address using your favourite SSH client (i.e. PUTTY) using username: root and password you normally use to login to the web admin GUI.

 

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