Default Password for Netgate pfSense Router

To get access to Netgate pfSense router, you need the login IP address of your router, the username, and password.

You can find these data in Netgate pfSense router manual. But if you lost it, then you can use the quick guide below.

Login to the Netgate pfSense Router

The Netgate pfSense has a web interface for configuration. You can use any web browser you like to log in to the Netgate pfSense router.

Put the Login IP Address of your Netgate pfSense in the Address Bar of your web browser. Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. You should see a dialog box pop up asking you for your Netgate pfSense login username & password.

Default login data for Netgate pfSense

You need to know the username and password to log in to your Netgate pfSense router. We listed below.

ModelIpUsername & Password
Netgate pfSense192.168.1.1[Show username & password]

Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unauthorized access to your network.

Other Netgate pfSense Login Problems

If you can not get a login to your router, here are a few possible solutions you can try.

The Password of Netgate pfSense Doesn’t Work

You should try the other same brands’ passwords. We have a large list of Brands’ Passwords that you can have a try to check. Perhaps your router’s default password is different than what we have listed here. Some Brands will set a different Complex password that is difficult to remember, and then printed on the label of the router.

Forgot Password to Netgate pfSense Router

If your Internet Service Provider supplied you with your router then you might want to try giving them a call, and see if they either know what your router’s login information are, or maybe they can reset it for you.

How to Reset the Netgate pfSense Router To Default Settings

If you still can not get logged in, then you are probably going to reset your router to its default settings.

Change Netgate pfSense Default Wifi Name (SSID)

By default, some Netgate pfSense routers have network names (with the manufacturer name). We recommend using a different name because a default name unnecessarily identifies your router’s brand, which makes it easier for hackers.

Configure Wireless MAC address filter for Netgate pfSense

MAC filtering allows you to restrict access to your Netgate pfSense router. To enable this feature, enter the 12 digit MAC ID of each computer connected to your network into your Netgate pfSense router. Be sure to update this information when adding or removing devices.

How to configure:

  1. Open the web browser and type the IP address.
  2. Enter the username and password for Netgate pfSense router.
  3. Go to the MAC List page, you can find the MAC address of all the devices which are connected to the router.
  4. Go to Wireless->Wireless MAC Filtering page, click the Add New button.
  5. Type in the MAC address you want to allow or deny to access the router, and give a description for this item.
  6. The status should be Enabled and at last, click the Save button.
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  1. Rosemary Walton

    It really helped me!

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    Thank goodness!