Hi People, hoping someone can help me...
We have several models of the WR841N in use for customers, I built a basic image for v13 (using 21.02) last week and it works a treat. Its a very basic build, stripped of most things. The purpose is just a simple wifi switch, in the image I bridged the WAN and LAN ports, set a default SSID / password (the old pin), and added a simple base user to RPCD with restricted use so that my customer cant break things with root access.
I simply added:
option username 'customer'
option timeout '300'
option password 'xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx' (where this is the encrypted password)
list read ''
list write ''
into the RPCD file before i used imagebuilder to make the image. ( I obviously replaced the * lines with my list of allowed services)
I copied this and tried to make the same image for v11. Everything works as expected (with some fine tuning) except for the luci login. I just get invalid username and/or password. Ive stripped it back to the above with * for read and write, tried adding the same user to shadow and passwd files and settings the option password as '$p$customer' and using passwd customer in ssh to set the password, and I cannot get it working. Is there something im missing ? I cant use the luci-app-acl app to make it work as it wasnt available in this version 18.06.9, and i believe that any newer versions dont support this router model.
Please Help !