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Connecting Your Device

Ensure the iShield unit is placed on a stable surface prior to initial configuration and installation. Caution: Electrostatic discharge (ESD) can damage your iShield firewall. Caution: Do not place heavy objects on the unit. To get connected and gain access to the unit follow the steps below.

iShield Rear View

1.1 Connect Device

  • Eth0 – DHCP active for WAN(Primary Internet) connection
  • Eth1 – IP Address subnet for LAN access
  1. Connect an Ethernet cable to the WAN port Eth0.
  2. Connect the other end of the Ethernet cable to your network or internet connection.
  3. Connect an Ethernet cable to the LAN port Eth1.
  4. Connect the other end of the cable to your laptop / computer.
  5. Connect the power adapter to the iShield unit and plug the power cable into an electrical outlet.
  6. To access the iShield unit Web-based Manager, start a web browser of your choice and browse to (remember to include the “s” in https:), your browser will display that the connection is not private ,you will need to ignore that error and proceed to to access the systems login page.

1.2 Login Screen

Enter your username and password that was supplied to you and Sign in, once signed in you will be directed to the Dashboard and Configuration page.

Default Username : admin - Default Password : password

You can now proceed with configuring your iShield unit.

1.3 Dashboard

The iShield dashboard displays various widgets that display important system information.

  • Dashboard – System health overview, including details on overall usage per network adapter.
  • System Graphs – More detailed systems health and firewall usage statistics.
  • Devices – A listing of detected devices on the local network, including open ports.
  • Reports – Displays per user browsing activity, protocol breakdown and alerts.
  • Configuration Mode – Activates the configuration mode and menus.


Configuration Options

connecting_your_device.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/26 15:26 by wikiadmin

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