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How do I configure remote management on my DFL Series Firewall?

Note: This FAQ will demonstrate how to configure remote management using HTTP and HTTPS.

Step 1: Open the web browser and type the IP address of the firewall into the address bar, and press Enter. Default IP address for the firewall is:


Step 2: The default username is admin (all lower case) and the password is admin (all lower case). Click on OK.

Step 3: Click on the plus sign next to System and then select Remote Management.

Step 4: Click on Add and then select HTTP/HTTPS management from the drop down menu.

Step 5: Configure the remote management as followed:

  • Name: enter name as desired
  • HTTP: check to enable
  • HTTPS: check to enable
  • User Database: AdminUsers.
  • Access Level: Admin.
  • Interface: select the interface to be given remote management access to (wan in this example)
  • Network: select the corresponding network for the selected interface (all-nets in this example)

Click on OK.

Step 6: Click on the Configuration tab and select Save and Activate from the drop down menu. Click on OK to activate and save the changes.