The Cisco Valet Plus M20 router has 300mbps WiFi, 4 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports. It also supports custom firmwares like: dd-wrt, OpenWrt
Cisco Valet Plus M20 default Password , Login & Gateway settings :
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.1
Default username: admin
Default password: admin
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.1.1
How to factory reset (hard reset) Cisco Valet Plus M20 :
You can factory reset your Cisco Valet Plus M20 in the following way(s)
1. When the router is on, press the button reset and hold for 30 seconds.
2. While holding down the button reset, turn off the power of the router and hold down the button reset for 30 seconds
3. While holding down the button reset, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds
Cisco Valet Plus M20 router specifications :
RAM: 32 MiB
Flash: 4 MiB
Custom firmwares: dd-wrt, OpenWrt
WiFi: 300mbps (bgn)
WiFi throughput: n/a
1 x Gigabit port
4 x Gigabit ports
Cisco M20 review (quick overview)
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Valet Plus M20 Firmwares
Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more
from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider
an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly
the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the Cisco Valet Plus M20
Flashing dd-wrt on the Cisco Valet Plus M20
Since the Valet Plus M20 has 4 MiB of flash memory, you should choose a
stripped down version of dd-wrt that fits on the smaller flash.
Instructions on how to flash dd-wrt onto your Cisco Valet Plus M20 can be found
Note: Always make sure to read the wiki and howtos of dd-wrt before doing any
Flashing OpenWrt on the Cisco Valet Plus M20
The Cisco Valet Plus M20 is supported by OpenWrt according to their Table of
flashing OpenWrt onto it should be quite straigthforward.
To get started with the flashing, head over to the
OpenWrt instructions for Valet Plus M20 and they’ll take it from there.
Note: Flashing custom firmwares is always on you’re on own risk. Make sure to
read OpenWrt’s wikis to understand the risks and how to proceed if something goes
Cisco stock firmware for the Valet Plus M20
Stock firmwares for the Valet Plus M20 are available under the download section on the
support page. You can also refer
to the router’s manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.