How to setup HTTPS for web interface in OpenWRT

By default, you can log in to the OpenWRT firmware installed on your router using http://192.168.1.1. However, if you want to add encryption on that connection, you need to be able to login using https://192.168.1.1. To do that, you need to enable HTTPS support on the router. To do so, open a terminal window on … Continue reading How to setup HTTPS for web interface in OpenWRT

How to install OpenWRT on the TP-Link WDR-4300 router

Download the OpenWRT Breaking Barrier firmware for TP-Link WDR4300 router from http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-wdr4300. You will also find the instructions on the upgrade process there. Next, visit the web GUI interface of the TP-Link WDR-4300 router. In my case, this was at http://192.168.1.1 of the factory TP-Link firmware. Select System Tools -> Firmware Upgrade, click on Browse... … Continue reading How to install OpenWRT on the TP-Link WDR-4300 router