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-====== OpenWrt Basic Configuration ======+====== OpenWrt Configuration ====== 
 +| {{:meta:icons:tango:dialog-information.png?nolink}} | To configure OpenWrt, ''[[doc/techref/uci]]'' is available. Please read [[doc:uci|Unified Configuration Interface]] page for its usage. | 
 +| {{:meta:icons:tango:utilities-terminal.png?nolink}} | If you feel insecure about the command-line interface, see if [[doc:howto:user.beginner.cli|CLI]] helps you.\\ For help with installing packages, see [[doc:techref:opkg|OPKG Package Manager]] |
-===== After First Login ===== +===== Essential Configuration – Immediately after installing OpenWrt ===== 
-You can gain access to your router using the: + * Carry out **[[doc:howto:firstlogin|First Login]]** 
-==== Command-line Interface(CLI) ==== +  * Do a **[[doc:howto:generic.backup|Backup]]** for the day, that may never come 
-    * using Telnet (if you haven't already set up a password) + * Get **[[internet.connection|Internet Connection]]** up and working
-    * via SSH (employ [[wp>PuTTY]] or [[wp>WinSCP]] or ..); use the password you set during [[firstlogin|First Login]] +
-     +
-==== HTTP (using your web browser) ==== +
-    * if there is no WebUI (Web user interface) in the image, you can swiftly install one following this HowTo: **[[LuCI]]** +
-    * for other WebUIs have a look at the [[webinterface.overview]] +
-  * You should make a **[[doc:howto:generic.backup|backup]]** for the day, that may never come +
-* To configure please read the wiki for the [[doc:uci|Unified Configuration Interface]] +
-      * get **[[internet.connection|Internet Connection]]** up and working +
-//Please note: (HTTP**S** access is only available after [[firstlogin|First Login]])//+
-| {{:meta:icons:tango:utilities-terminal.png?nolink}} | If you feel insecure about the command-line interface, see if [[doc:howto:user.beginner.cli|CLI]] helps you.\\ For help with installing packages, see [[doc:techref:opkg|OPKG Package Manager]] |+  * Please familiarize yourself with → [[doc:howto:generic.failsafe|OpenWrt Failsafe mode]] and → [[doc:howto:generic.sysupgrade|OpenWrt Sysupgrade]].
-===== Basic =====+===== Basic Configuration =====
What you could/should do after flashing OpenWrt: What you could/should do after flashing OpenWrt:
  * As a precaution you should  **[[doc:howto:secure.access|secure the access]]** to your router   * As a precaution you should  **[[doc:howto:secure.access|secure the access]]** to your router
  * Configure the //packet filter// with UCI: **[[doc:uci:firewall]]** or without it: **[[netfilter]]**   * Configure the //packet filter// with UCI: **[[doc:uci:firewall]]** or without it: **[[netfilter]]**
  * Configure the //packet scheduler// with UCI: **[[doc:uci:QoS]]** or without it: **[[doc:howto:packet.scheduler:packet.scheduler]]**   * Configure the //packet scheduler// with UCI: **[[doc:uci:QoS]]** or without it: **[[doc:howto:packet.scheduler:packet.scheduler]]**
-  * To configure your hardware buttons (if your device has any), see [[hardware.button]] +  * To attach various functions to hardware push buttons (if your device has any), see **[[hardware.button]]** 
-  * If you have one or more USB ports, see **[[usb.overview|USB]]**+  * If you have one or more USB ports, see **[[usb.overview|USB port]]**
  * If you have //no// USB ports, no problem, you can still ''mount'' **[[doc:howto:client.overview#Mounting.Filesystems|remote filesystems]]** ;-)   * If you have //no// USB ports, no problem, you can still ''mount'' **[[doc:howto:client.overview#Mounting.Filesystems|remote filesystems]]** ;-)
  * If you want to monitor the connection status to the Internet, you should access your **[[doc:howto:access.modem.through.nat|modem]]**   * If you want to monitor the connection status to the Internet, you should access your **[[doc:howto:access.modem.through.nat|modem]]**
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  * enable and configure your **[[notuci.config#etccrontabsroot|crond]]**   * enable and configure your **[[notuci.config#etccrontabsroot|crond]]**
- +===== Advanced Configuration =====
-===== Intermediate ===== +
-  * install some web server: [[doc:howto:http.overview]] +
- +
- +
-===== Advanced =====+
  * setup a [[doc:howto:vpn.overview|vpn]] link   * setup a [[doc:howto:vpn.overview|vpn]] link
  * install (and configure) Asterisk: [[doc:howto:voip.asterisk]]   * install (and configure) Asterisk: [[doc:howto:voip.asterisk]]
  * connect a USB webcam or a USB TV card: [[usb.video]]   * connect a USB webcam or a USB TV card: [[usb.video]]
 +  * install some web server: [[doc:howto:http.overview]]
===== More ... ===== ===== More ... =====
You find many more **HOWTOs** and **Technical Reference** here: **[[doc:start|Documentation]]**. You find many more **HOWTOs** and **Technical Reference** here: **[[doc:start|Documentation]]**.
The project OpenWrt and its Wiki are maintained by volunteers. You are cordially invited to **[[meta:start|contribute]]**. The project OpenWrt and its Wiki are maintained by volunteers. You are cordially invited to **[[meta:start|contribute]]**.
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-===== Failsafe ===== 
--> [[doc:howto:generic.failsafe]] 
- 
-===== Sysupgrade ===== 
--> [[doc:howto:generic.sysupgrade]] 
- 
-===== Debrick ===== 
--> [[doc:howto:generic.debrick]] 
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