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The system section allows to view and modify operating system and network settings.

Home Page

The Home Page offers an overview and status of all network connections.

Dial Up

This option only appears when the system is configured to use a PPP connection as Internet connection. Here you can configure all parameters for any Dial-Up connections.

For details or to set up other types on internet connections, please see here.

Mail Service

Here you can configure the e-mail service.

One Gmail example
Activate Mail Service
Mail Sender*
Mail Recipient*
Mail Server Address*
Mail Server Port* 587
Password •••••••

Wireless Client

Here you can configure Wireless Client options when the RED network interface is a wireless interface.

SSH Access

The SSH section offers to activate an SSH server to connect to the system's console.


The Backup section allows to save and restore the configuration of the entire IPFire installation.

GUI Settings

In the User interface section, you can change the look and feel of the web user interface.

System Information

This page allows you to enable the Fireinfo service.


Here you can choose to Reboot or Shutdown the IPFire server.


Finally, the Credits page lists all contributors to the IPFire project.

configuration/system/start.txt · Last modified: 2018/09/14 12:51 by Rafael Reinoso