Getting Started


Do not connect the NitroWall directly to your LAN as two DHCP servers will be actively distributing IPs within the network, confusing and disconnecting arbitrary devices in your network.

  1. Connect the NitroWalls LAN1 port by a patch cable with the Ethernet port of your laptop or PC

  2. Connect the NitroWall with power supply

  3. Turn on the NitroWall by I/O switch on the front side

  4. After booting (The NitroWall beeps accordingly) it is available via You’ll get an IP address from NitroWalls DHCP-Server automatically

  5. Confirm browser security warning

  6. After logging in you are at the admin dashboard of the NitroWall

  • Login: root

  • Password: opnsense

  1. Start the system wizard via the menu of the left-hand side: system → system wizard → setup. The wizard is going through the configuration with you step-by-step.

NitroWall backside

NitroWall back side

NitroWall frontside

NitroWall front side


NitroWall dashboard


Reload the NitroWall

  1. After configuring your NitroWall reload it to make the changes persistent. As soon as the process terminates, you are back again at the dashboard.

  2. After the installation is complete, install the necessary updates. To do this, go to System → Firmware → Updates.