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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.

For more information about how to connect to the Firebox to run the Setup Wizard, see About Firebox Setup Wizards.
Use these default settings to connect to the Firebox wireless:
  • Default SSID — The Firebox model plus the last part of the wireless MAC address. For example: T55-W-A1:B2:C3
  • Default Password — The Firebox serial number (including the dash).
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