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I accidentally disabled my D-link router's web interface. I installed dd-wrt firmware on it. The router's SSH and telnet connections are disabled. I don't want to reset the router.

How can I enable the web interface?

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Head: What if there's also no access via https? Only hard reset? – Mokubai Nov 20 '11 at 11:25

I recommend following these steps in the future:

nvram set httpd_enable=1
nvram set http_enable=1
nvram commit

you can just reboot, or start httpd from the commandline

httpd -p 80

I followed them and got mine to work

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Ok..I got it.. I access it over https..and entered username and password.

Keep in mind,there are protocols (http and https) that router used to display its web-based interface.

thank you guys..

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SSH and then:

nvram set remote_management=1
nvram set http_wanport=8080 
nvram set httpsd_enable=1 
nvram set https_enable=1
nvram set remote_mgt_https=1 
nvram commit 

Then connect:


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He mentioned that SSH is disabled. – Vick Vega Mar 27 '11 at 15:19
SSH is not enabled.. – Sanyprashant Mar 27 '11 at 20:53
This is still very helpful if you have ssh enabled, though. – Ehtesh Choudhury Feb 21 '12 at 4:52
It was very helpful for me, as I did have SSH but locked myself out of the HTTP. – Luis Antolin Jan 14 '15 at 15:40

You can soft-reset the router - i.e., keep the "reset" button pressed for 30 seconds. This will bring back most of the router's settings to its defualt.

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