Configure Remote Telnet on your CenturyLink modem

Remote Telnet enables "Secure Shell" (SSH) access to your router over a WAN connection using the modem's IP address.
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1.  Connect a device, such as a computer or tablet, directly to your modem using the Ethernet cable (usually yellow).

2.  Open a web browser and type http://192.168.0.1 into the web address field.

3.  Select "Advanced Setup."

4.  Select "Remote Telnet" in the left sidebar. Follow the steps to edit the settings:

  • Enable the remote telnet state.
  • Enter the telnet username and password.
  • Set the idle disconnect time.
  • Select "Apply" to save your changes.
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