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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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