Thorough Guide to Change Default Re.rockspace.local Password
A lot of Rockspace extenders users complain about their devices getting hacked and their network settings getting accessed by unauthorized users. When we researched thoroughly, we figured out that it generally happens because of the default re.rockspace.local password. FYI, it is the password that unlocks the user’s access to the web-based management panel of the extender, and if you don’t customize it, the chances of a security breach increase. In light of the same possibility, this post is penned down to make you familiar with the steps to change the default password of your range extender by accessing the re.rockspace.local URL.
How to Change Re.rockspace.local Password?
Walk through the step-by-step instructions mentioned below in order to personalize the admin password of your WiFi range extender. But, before that, be very sure that you’ve successfully completed the extender setup procedure.
I. Run an Internet Browser
First of all, switch on a desktop or laptop and run a web browser that you like. You have a numerous choice available for web browsers. But, make sure that the chosen one flaunts the latest software version. Apart from this, it is also expected to be free of junk. You can erase all junk files from your web browser by making your way to its settings. Furthermore, you have to ascertain that the device [desktop or laptop] has the latest OS.
II. Access the Rockspace Login Page
The next step in line to assign a new re.rockspace.local password to the range extender is to access the login page of the device. For this, you have to navigate to the URL field of the web browser. Once you reach there, consider entering the default web address. You are also free to proceed using the Rockspace default IP address. The next screen appearing will be the admin page of your extender.
III. Enter Login Details
Now, you have to enter the default values of the Rockspace range extender login details into their respective fields. This is to inform you that these details are case-sensitive. So, you must avoid the unnecessary capitalization of letters. You can turn off the Caps Lock key on the keyboard to avoid the same and be careful while entering these values. Select the Log In button to continue the process.
IV. Change the Password
You will now see the dashboard of your wireless range extender where different tabs will appear. Since you have to change the admin password of the extender, you have to select the Administration option. The Administration window will appear. Here, under the Set Login Password section
- Enter the old password i.e. the default password into the field with the same name.
- The new password i.e. one you intend to assign to the extender must be entered into the fields labeled New Password and Confirm. The re.rockspace.local password can be 5-32 characters long. Lastly, hit Save.
The administration passphrase of your Rockspace extender will get changed. In case you want to take the security of your range extender to a whole new level, you can change the extender’s WiFi password and Rockspace_ext [network name] by navigating to the WiFi Settings tab.
Can’t Change Re.rockspace.local Password?
There’s no doubt that one can easily assign a new password to the range extender with the assistance of the instructions provided above. But, not everyone is tech-savvy. Some users are unable to complete the process successfully. By any chance, if you are also having rotten luck like them, walking through this section will help you a lot:
I. Maintain Strong Ethernet Connection
Having access to a stable internet connection is a basic requirement to manage a Rockspace extender. However, it won’t be possible if the Ethernet connection between the extender and router is not strong. Thus, make the connection finger-tight. In case you find that the Ethernet cable holding your WiFi devices together is worn out, get it replaced with a new one.
II. Temporarily Disable Antivirus
A lot of users are not able to change the admin password and carry out other management-related activities because of the non-working status of the extender’s URL. It is because antivirus software present on the desktop or laptop halts access to the default web address of the range extender. To avoid the mess, we suggest you temporarily disable it while attempting to change the extender’s admin password.
The Closing Note
We are hopeful that after giving a shot at the above-discussed techniques, you will get successful with the process of changing the re.rockspace.local password. In case you don’t, we suggest you restart your extender. Know that it is a universal Rockspace extender troubleshooting tip that helps in getting rid of technical glitches. However, you can also reach out to our team in case of any confusion. Have a secure networking experience with your range extender!