Security checklist for Telkom 5100DSL router
1.Open Telkom 5100DSL Router IP AddressTelkom 5100DSLRouter Internal IP Address: http://10.0.0.2Open link
(Remember you must be at home and connected to home wifi to do this)
2.Login to the Telkom 5100DSL Router
The default username for your Telkom 5100DSL router is blank. The default password is admin (You can simply copy-paste using the buttons below)
|Default username for Telkom 5100DSL:||blank|
|Default password for Telkom 5100DSL:||admin||COPY|
In the login page of the router's web user interface, Enter the username & password, hit "Login" and now you should see the router control panel
And no need to get your breathing rates high in case you have changed the username/ password of Telkom 5100DSL and forgot them, as you can just reset the Telkom 5100DSL router by press-and-hold the reset button with a clip for about 15 seconds.
3.Change Telkom 5100DSL Default Login and Password
Since, security of a network is vital, the first and foremost task is to change the Telkom 5100DSL router Default Login and Password to something more personal and secure
Telkom 5100DSL Router Password Tips:
Choose a complex and hard-to-guess password for your Telkom which only you can rememberIt should be something personal, like &ilostmyvirginity@30, so that you will never forget it. Ever
Protect itThe amount of protection directly depends on the password complexity, and the effort taken to protect that password of your Telkom 5100DSL router
Usability firstGive Password for your Telkom 5100DSL router that you can remember (usability first). Of course, you can build a strong hash password with special character, numbers, greek and latin. But ultimately you will endup writing it on a sticky and putting it on the router which defeats the purpose. Here’s an example $lasttriptovegas0916
4.Change Telkom 5100DSL Default Wifi name (SSID) and Password and enable Network EncryptionAnother small suggestion (as it has no impact on security), is to change the Telkom 5100DSL Default Wifi name (SSID) as it will make it more obvious for others to know which network they are connecting to.
Look for Network Name (SSID), this is the wifi name of your Telkom 5100DSL Router. Don’t use your name, home address or other personal information (since this isn’t a Facebook status!) in the SSID name. (No Mr.Paul&Princy) Few funny wifi name suggestions: I’m cheating on my WiFi!, FBI Surveillance Van #594 (scares away stupid criminals), Lord of the Pings...
Once you enter the name for your network, you have to enable WPA2-PSK encryption on your Telkom 5100DSL router. That’s the strongest encryption standard available for home networks.
Enter a new WPA Pre-Shared Key / Wifi Password – this is the password that you will use to connect to your home wifi. Keep it 16-20 characters and (please!) don’t use the same password that you used for Telkom 5100DSL router login!
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5.Few more settings that you can consider for your Telkom 5100DSL routerYou need or need not choose to consider this step; it is both obsolete and quite a hassle!
• You can consider MAC Address filtering for Telkom 5100DSL router. But, you will have to essentially login to the router to add any new devices by feeding the device’s MAC address everytime you have a guest. Your date might want to check his/her emails, you know?
• There are a lot of resources in Internet asking to Disable SSID Broadcast on your Telkom 5100DSL, but it’s more painful for you to connect every time than the hacker. Just forget, We don’t even recommend it
6.Security is a continuous processJust keep in mind to change the passwords often or at least once in every 6 months! on your Telkom 5100DSL You do not want the safety you have worked so hard for to fail just because of ignorance, negligence or casual laziness! Time for a bulletin on the fridge, folks! We can remind you though? Enter your email on below! Nope, we’re not spammers!
Create Telkom 5100DSL Wifi QR Code to share wifi with your guestsCreate a QR Code for your Telkom 5100DSL wifi credentials, your guests can simply point their phone camera to the QR Code to connect to your wifi Create my Wifi QR Code
Telkom 5100DSL router login issues:
Passwords find a way to not work! Or, in most cases, users find a way to forget them! In either case, look up the “How to Reset the Telkom 5100DSL Router to Default Settings” section below
Telkom 5100DSL Password Doesn't Work
Forgot Password to Telkom 5100DSL RouterIncase if you have changed the default username and password of Telkom 5100DSL and forgot it, Please see “How to Reset the Telkom 5100DSL Router To Default Settings” section below
How to Reset the Telkom 5100DSL Router To Default SettingsIncase if you have changed the default username and password of Telkom 5100DSL and forgot it, It’s more like magic, I’d say! Press the reset button with a pin or something that gets through the tiny hole, and hold it for about 15 seconds! (till you see all lights flickering) Your Telkom 5100DSL router shall be reset in no time, and you can start from step 1 in this guide to set it back up
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How to boost Telkom 5100DSL Wifi and overcome connectivity issues:
The perfect spot does it all; be it romance or your router! To avail the best signal and network connectivity, make sure you keep your Telkom 5100DSL router visibly and not facing the wall or behind the curtains
1.Place the Telkom 5100DSL in a perfect spot
2.Find a Good Wireless Channel Instead of Auto on your Telkom 5100DSL routerAuto channels might fail you once in a while; believe that you’re smarter than the Telkom router! Find a seamless wireless channel instead of what the router finds automatically. This would ensure that your signal does not interfere with that of your neighbors.
If you’re running a Windows-based PC, you can see what channels neighboring Wi-Fi networks are using.
-Press Start > type “cmd”. Open Command prompt
-In command prompt type netsh wlan show all
You will see a list of all wireless networks and the channels being used in your vicinity. instead of using “Auto” for the control channel, Pick the channel that has the lowest interference