Configuration from the web GUI

The pfSense web GUI can only be accessed from another PC. If the WAN was the only interface assigned during the initial setup, then you will be able to access pfSense through the WAN IP address. Once one of the local interfaces is configured (typically the LAN interface), pfSense can no longer be accessed through the WAN interface. You will, however, be able to access pfSense from the local side of the firewall (typically through the LAN interface). In either case, you can access the web GUI by connecting another computer to the pfSense system, either directly (with a crossover cable) or indirectly (through a switch), and then typing either the WAN or LAN IP address into the connected computer's web browser. ...

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