Cradlepoint: How to Access Local Admin Page (Web Server)

The Cradlepoint devices allow direct local access to the admin page (web server) for checking status, configuration and troubleshooting.  Follow the steps listed below to access the local admin page.

To access (locally) the web admin page of a Cradlepoint you would need:
1. An Ethernet cable
2. Computer

Step by step instructions: 

1. Connect your computer (DHCP) to the LAN Ethernet port or Wi-Fi network of the Cradlepoint device.

2. Open up Chrome or Firefox web browser (Internet Explorer not recommended).

3. Enter: or http://cp/  into the address bar and press <Enter> on the keyboard.
Note: Cradlepoint CBA550 uses

4. To login type in the user name and password.

Default user name: admin
Default password: listed on the device label (device label is located on the backside of the device)

  • Cradlepoints manufactured before December 2018 use the last 8 characters of the MAC address for default password.
  • Cradlepoints manufactured after December 2018 use the Serial Number for default password.

The password is case sensitive!

The same principle for the default password applies for the Cradlepoint Wi-Fi password.

Additional Information 
Accessing the Admin Page of a Cradlepoint
Details on Default Password PART 1
Details on Default Password PART 2

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