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Old 10-25-2016, 10:57 AM   #16
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One more question/observation here. If you see the attached image again, although port 80 is only enabled on LAN, but I can access the router through wireless. How its possible as port 80 is disabled over WLAN?
 
Old 10-25-2016, 11:04 AM   #17
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One more question/observation here. If you see the attached image again, although port 80 is only enabled on LAN, but I can access the router through wireless. How its possible as port 80 is disabled over WLAN?
It doesn't say WLAN, it says WAN
Like I said in my first post here (I think) WAN means the internet. You want to keep WAN disabled for all the open ports (but ICMP is ok). If you tick the WAN boxes then that would mean anyone on the internet can login to your router on port 80/21/whatever is enabled. So keep all the WAN boxes with port numbers unticked, as they are in the screeshot.

Your wireless LAN is still LAN, meaning it is inside your house.
 
Old 10-25-2016, 11:07 AM   #18
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Oops... misread
 
Old 10-26-2016, 12:55 PM   #19
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I close my port 80 on my router admin/login works just fine.
Must be local.
 
Old 10-26-2016, 12:56 PM   #20
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Yes. Summary is:
if one want access to router through browser then port 80 should be enabled.
Outside of your local network, yes but is a Security Risk
Inside, no since it's likely restricted to a non-routable CIDR address block like
192.168.1.0/24

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Old 10-26-2016, 01:16 PM   #21
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see post by 'tos226' at following post:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/foru...-80-of-router/
it says that port 80 should be open, i one wants internet access.
 
Old 10-28-2016, 07:35 PM   #22
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see post by 'tos226' at following post:
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/foru...-80-of-router/
it says that port 80 should be open, i one wants internet access.
I told you that I can close all my ports on my router and still navigate the net and my admin panel,
and you want me to what?

#yakshaving

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