Web admin access to home router

Kyle Waters unum at unum5.org
Fri Apr 17 15:17:23 MDT 2009


> Let's say I can get things set up so that ssh works, both to my server
> box inside my home network, AND to the router. Should I open up ssh to
> the router? I believe that is another access point. Is it any safer than
> just web access to the router's web interface? Or is that just as
> insecure, in face of a brute force attempt? 
>
>
>   

Arguably less secure.   Unless your are using keys for authentication.  
You can move it a non standard port which reduces the number brute force 
attacks.

Kyle



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