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When I login to Fios router from wan ip 96.246.XX.XXX I get 403 but when accessing from lan its Fine

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When I login to Fios router from wan ip 96.246.XX.XXX I get 403 but when accessing from lan its Fine

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Fios router 403 when accessing from wan ip but 192.168.1.1 works fine

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Re: When I login to Fios router from wan ip 96.246.XX.XXX I get 403 but when accessing from lan its

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WAN access to the web UI is off by default.  Turn it on in advanced settings, if you must.  Be sure to use a secure password.

 

I recommend leaving it off, as it's a security risk.  Many router features can be managed through the Verizon app.

 

Enjoy.

 

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WAN access to the web UI is off by default.  Turn it on in advanced settings, if you must.  Be sure to use a secure password.

 

I recommend leaving it off, as it's a security risk.  Many router features can be managed through the Verizon app.

 

Enjoy.

 

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Where in advanced settings can I do that 

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"Remote Access."

 

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