I just upgraded the Cisco RV325WF to the latest firmware 220.127.116.11, but now I cannot use the GUI. I get to the login screen and login, but then I get an error that says:
You don't have permission to access /cgi-bin/ssi.cgi on this server.
It appears that I can get to the router via SSH, but I'm not sure what commands I can use as any of the traditional Cisco commands don't appear to do anything.
Any help is appreciated.
I have experienced this issue as well.
After uploading Firmware 18.104.22.168, everything appeared normal until I entered the correct login details to access the admin interface. I receive the same forbidden error message as described by the OP. I tried reverting to factory settings which does technically resolve the issue. I am able to access the admin interface with the default credentials. However when I upload a backup of my configuration and try to login, I receive the forbidden error message.
I was able to rollback to Firmware 1.3.2.02 and restore my configuration to bring the router back online.
Grateful for any advice to address this bug.
I eventually got back to dealing with this. In the meantime, everything worked just fine on the network, but I wanted GUI access back.
Yesterday reset the router, which defaulted the settings but kept the same firmware 22.214.171.124, and I could get into the GUI. I then tried to restore to my backup configuration and this recreated the same forbidden access to the GUI problem. This is odd, because I don't know how my configuration would interfere with this firmware to cause said issue...
Anyway, I reset the router again, got in long enough to roll back the firmware to the 1.3.2.02 version, and ran into a different error. It would let me login to the system, but then proper menus would display on the sidebar or main part of the screen. Reset the router again and the problem was resolved, firmware maintained at 1.3.2.02. Restored my config and all is well.
This has all been a bit odd... but everything is working fine currently... on the older 1.3.2.02 firmware.
It is recommended to factory reset the device after upgrading the firmware. You can find this in the release notes for 126.96.36.199:
"NOTE The configuration will be lost if you downgrade the firmware from this version to an earlier version, and the configuration files of this version can not be imported to the previous release. We recommend that you reset your device to use default settings when you upgrade to version 188.8.131.52 and reconfigure your settings to include these new features."