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 How to connect to a wireless Firebox to use the Setup Wizard in Fireware v12.5.3 and higher

Beginning in Fireware v12.5.3 and higher, wireless is enabled in the factory-default settings for a wireless-capable Firebox. This enables you to use a Wi-Fi connection to run the Setup Wizard when you set up the Firebox.
To connect to a Firebox with factory-default settings, use these default Wi-Fi settings:
  • SSID — The Firebox model plus the last part of the wireless MAC address. For example: T55-W-A1:B2:C3
  • Password — The Firebox serial number (including the dash). The Wi-Fi password is case-sensitive.
In addition, these settings are enabled by default:
  • 2.4 GHz radio enabled
  • ath1 wireless interface enabled and bridged to the Firebox Trusted interface
  • Wireless Mode — 802.11n, 802.11g and 802.11b
  • Encryption (Authentication) — WPA2 Only (PSK)
  • Encryption algorithm — AES
To run the Setup Wizard on the Firebox after you have connected through the wireless connection, open your web browser and go to

For more information, see Quick Start — Set Up a New Firebox​​​.