Series 3: How do I configure remote administration on my CradlePoint router?

Beverly McRae

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This article was written based on firmware version 5.0.0.

Symptom:

Configure remote access on a Series 3 CradlePoint router.

Cause:

Ability to remotely access and administrate a CradlePoint router..

Resolution:

  1. Log into the routers administration page (login instructions).
  2. Click the System Settings tab.                                                                                        User-added image
  3. Click Administration.                                                                                                        User-added image
  4. Click on the Remote Management tab.                                                                        User-added image
  5. Check the Allow Remote Web Administration box.                                                   User-added image
  6. Record the HTTP Port number for future use.                                                             User-added image
  7. If you would like to use HTTPS, you can enable that check box now.  NOTE:  If enabling HTTPS allow 30 minutes before accessing the router.                                                                                                                          User-added image
  8. Click Apply then click OK on the warning dialog and OK again for the settings applied dialog.                           User-added image
  9. Configuration is complete, connect to your CradlePoint for remote web administration.

NOTE:  To access the the router from the internet the IP address must be known.  A DynDNS account or static IP address issued by your cellular carrier or ISP will maintain knowledge of the routers address.

To access the router from the Internet on a computer not on the CradlePoint router’s LAN, enter the [IP address]:[port number] or [DynDNS]:[port number]  into a web browser address bar.  For example:

  • 172.22.96.125:8080
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