Password protect Ooma setup page?

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Re: Password protect Ooma setup page?

Post by thunderbird » Tue Oct 25, 2011 5:39 am

tommies wrote:
thunderbird wrote:Tufflaw you have a very interesting problem.

Using the Modem-Ooma-Router setup:

First, go into Ooma Setup and click on the Advanced tab. Make sure the "Allow access to web interface from WIRELESS port" box is not checked. If it is checked, uncheck it and then test.

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Please report back with your findings.
I guess this is it. Ooma should do a better documentation on this feature, i.e. disable it (or turn off) if using modem->telo->router setup. It should only turn on in case of modem->router->[ooma + pc's] including the ooma wireless usp dongle.

In the modem->telo->router setup, http://127.72.35.1 or http://www.setup.ooma.com will go to the telo setup page without forwarding the port 80 in the ooma.
The Ooma Setup Advanced page "Allow access to web interface from WIRELESS port" box option was a very late add during the Ooma Wireless Wi-Fi USB dongle Beta testing program. I don't think anyone, including myself, really looked at this option, looking for "bugs" associated with this option. When the Ooma Wireless Wi-Fi USB dongle is not plugged into the Ooma Telo USB port, the Ooma Setup menu Wireless tab doesn't show. I believe that the "Allow access to web interface from WIRELESS port" box option was to function the same way, but...

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