07-22-2019 07:13 PM
when I try to bring up my router page using what I've always used before:
I get a redirect to https://myfiosgateway.com
then when I go there, I get a certificate error
I tried following the instructions in a previous thread, but now I am at a page
where it is asking me to enter my verizon admin word, but t is saying it is NOT SECURE. so.. I'm not going to enter it, obviously.
I need to get to my router info. Please tell me how to fix this so I can access my router page 192.168.1.1 ?
07-25-2019 05:46 PM - edited 07-25-2019 05:49 PM
It is secure, basically Verizon made it so when you log into your router OTHER people can't snoop into what you are doing. For some reason they opted for a self signed one instead of using one from an Certificate Authority.
With the https even if the certificate isnt trusted, it's safer that without it. In this case because the certificate is coming from your router and no where else, you are safe.
11-14-2019 08:27 PM
When is Fios and greenwave going to fix the Untrusted Certificate issue with the Quantum Gateway routers, Why is it taking them so long to fix this issue. It hasn't been working for nearly a year now. THIS ISSUE IS STILL OUTSTANDING AND NEEDS TO BE RESOLVED.
11-14-2019 08:43 PM
THE UNTRUSTED CERTIFICATE ISSUE ON THE QUANTUM GATEWAY ROUTERS IS STILL OUTSTANDING FOR NEARLY A YEAR NOW, WHY are GREENWAVE and FIOS unable to fix this issue. PLS TELL CUSTOMERS WHY THIS STILL HAS NOT BEEN FIXED.
11-14-2019 10:24 PM - edited 11-14-2019 10:28 PM
If you take a look at my last reply to the topic, it establishes a bases of how safe or unsafe the certificate in question is for you usage.
Now because the router generates that certificate as a self signed certification, which involves the router creating a CA (Certificate Authority) to make a certificate, the CA is not in the list of trusted CAs so the browser is coded to let you know it is potentialy unsafe. Emphasis on potentially. That "error" is more of a warning.
Because of the context in which this certificate is generated and used, it is indeed safe for you since the connection never leaves your home.
In this case, it is not something that would be fixed by the manufacturer, instead, you, the user, would trust the security certificate to eliminate the warning/error.
In this case it is making your connection more secure, however if this was meant to connect to another network, that is when it can become a problem.
03-25-2020 03:32 PM
There isn't really an issue. Your web browser is just giving you that warning because it doesn't recognize the certificate. The browser is doing what it's designed to do. Many network access devices use self-signed certificates. Most browsers do however have a check box to add an exception. Afterwards you shouldn't see that error anymore.