In this step, you will make essential configurations, which will bring your IPFire system on to the network.
First, pick the keyboard layout.
Pick the timezone.
Enter the hostname of the new IPFire installation.
Enter domain name of the new IPFire installation (e.g., localdomain, lan, etc.)
On the two following screens, you will have to provide passwords for the
admin users. Please pick a strong password as the security of the IPFire system depends on it! Especially for the
Note: No characters will be displayed while typing the password.
root account is used for command line login only. It is not used for the Web User Interface (WebUI).
admin password is required to access the WebUI. It is not used for the command line.
After that, you have finished the initial setup and the system will boot up. Go on with Step 5: Network Setup.