The command-line interface (CLI) means interacting with the extender system where the user issues commands to the extender system through command lines.

Secure Shell (SSH) is a cryptographic network protocol to access the command-line interface. The WiFi extender offers various ways to access the command-line interface.

Web Terminal

After accessing the admin, go to System > Terminal. Input the default username root and the extender password. You will then receive the welcome message on the web terminal interface.

* The web terminal is unavailable under the Traversal Cloud mode.

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SSH Software

i. Linux & Mac

For Linux and Mac computers, the most common tool is Terminal.

  • Open a new Terminal window, type ssh root@ , and press Enter.

  • If this is your first time logging in, you might be asked to clarify whether you want to log in. In that case, type yes and press. Enter.

  • Then type in the extender’s admin password and press Enter to finish the login process.

If the extender has changed configurations, you might need to clear the stored SSH essential information with this command. ssh-keygen -R

ii. Windows

For the Windows computer, the most common SSH tool is PuTTY.

  • Launch PuTTY and select the SSH option under the Connection type field.

  • Type in the extender’s LAN IP address into the Host Name field.

  • Type in the SSH port 22 into the Port” field.

  • Click Open button.

  • In the next window, type in the login name root and press Enter.

  • Type in the extender’s admin password and press Enter again.

  • You should be greeted with a message.

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