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I have a Gateworks laguna 2388 router with dd-wrt firmware installed in it. It was working fine till i change "http_passwd" nvram attribute.
I wanted to change the web GUI password via telnet. So I changed the nvram attribute by using the following commands:

nvram set http_passwd=xxxx 
nvram commit
reboot

Now I can't able to login via telnet as well as in web GUI. When I try to login via telnet the console says "Login Incorrect" I aslo connected the device using a console cable, but can't able to login. Is there any way to recover the password without flashing the firmware?

  • Do you realise that passwords are encrypted? If you entered plain text password it will not work. Maybe you could get to the router through ssh if enabled? – baf Apr 17 '15 at 12:03
  • Baf is right you may have hosed yourself if the argument needed to be a hash and you entered the plain text. Also, you should be able to reset your router to default settings to fix this if all else fails. – Baazigar Apr 17 '15 at 14:29
  • @baf In my device, the ssh is disabled, also 30/30/30 reset is not working in my router. I'm currently able to login to u-boot. I'm trying to erase nvram sectors. But it is also not working. – BalaBarath Apr 20 '15 at 6:30

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