WFilter NG Firewall Installation Guide

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1 Hardware Requirements

Hardware requirements of WFilter NG Firewall:

Minimum Hardware Requirements
CPU atom 1.8G
RAM 512M
Disk 1G
Adapters Two wired adapters


Recommended Hardware Requirements
50 clients, 50Mb bandwidth Intel atom D525 1.8GHz CPU, 1GB RAM, 80-160GB disk
100 clients, 100Mb bandwidth Intel 1037U 1.8GHz CPU, 2GB RAM, 250-500GB disk
300 clients, 250Mb bandwidth Intel core i3 3.2G CPU, 4GB RAM, 1TB disk
1000-5000 clients, 1000Mb bandwidth Intel core i5 3.2G CPU, 8GB RAM, 2TB disk

2 Using a DVD

You can install WFilter NG Firewall using a DVD or using a USB drive. When using a DVD, please check below steps:

  • Download the ISO file from [1].
  • Burn the ISO into a CD/DVD disk.
  • Boot your pc from the DVD driver, you should see the installation menu in a few seconds. For detailed steps of installation, please check: #Installation Steps

3 Using a USB drive

You can install WFilter NG Firewall using a DVD or using a USB drive. When using a USB drive, please check below steps:

  • Download the ISO file from [2].
  • Download and launch "Universal USB Installer".
  • Choose "Try Unlisted Linux ISO", browse and choose the downloaded ISO file and target USB driver.
  • Click "Create" to burn the ISO file into the USB driver.

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  • Now boot your pc from the USB driver, you should see the installation menu in a few seconds. For detailed steps of installation, please check: #Installation Steps

4 Installation Steps

  • The installation menu:

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  • Type "N" to install WFilter NG Firewall into the first hard disk. The installation might take about 30 seconds.

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  • Installation success, eject the DVD or USB and reboot.
  • The ROS system will initialize itself and boot into the console menu.

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  • Please notice:
    • Default username is "admin" with password "123456".
    • The first adapter will be assigned with ip address "192.168.10.1", with DHCP service enabled.
    • You need to set another pc to "obtain ip address automatically" or static ip "192.168.10.x" to open the "http://192.168.10.1" web UI.
    • If you're not sure of the LAN interface, please type "1" in the console menu for details.

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