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Basic router settings - Ubiquiti

If you want to know the basic settings of the manufacturer Ubiquiti, you will find an overview of all models that have been included in our database in the left selection menu. Choose your suitable model.

If you want to know the basic settings of the manufacturer Ubiquiti, you will find an overview of all the models that have been included in our database so far, by clicking on the three lines in the top right corner. Choose your suitable model.

Credentials are important

Before a router is put on the market, it must be ensured that it can be managed by the end user in some way. To make things easier here, it is common practice - not just for routers - that a standard user name and a uniform password are assigned to a product by default. Some manufacturers also make it easy and do not even configure standard credentials. This is not tragic, since the end user is required to protect his router itself. By creating a unique user for himself and providing him with a self-generated password, he creates a barrier in some ways that makesit harder for attackers, also called hackers, to enter the system.

Anyone with a router at home should know basic things about information security. This includes, among other things, the logon process on a router in order to make subsequent settings in more detail if necessary. Especially in the time in which we are now, in the home automation technology is more and more on the rise, it is essential in some ways to deal with basic IT security issues. If the end user does not protect his router, it is easier for a potential attacker to penetrate the victim's home network and cause damage.

Imagine that you are implementing technology in your home that provides centralized control of some of your devices. These include the heating system, smoke detectors, gas detectors, flood protection, door contacts sockets, surveillance cameras and whatever else is there. All of these devices are controlled by a center that runs IP-based. Of course you want to be able to access your devices from anywhere in the world. Of course, your router is needed, which makes a connection to the Internet possible. So the normal consumer will connect his control center to his router. What he or she does not think is that connecting to the router is a kind of security hole. Why are you asking yourself now? Your router communicates with devices on the Internet, which means that the path is also possible the other way round. Anyone can contact your router so. If your router is not protected with a user name and a sufficiently secure password, it may be possible to gain access to your home network via an insufficiently secured router. This means that the attacker can also control the devices that are connected to their control unit!

There is never one hundred percent security on the subject of IT, but you can make many settings and configure to touch the hundred percent. This includes such trivial things as the knowledge, what are the default settings of the router manufacturer Ubiquiti.

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