Prepare Your Firewall

Sensei is currently available for OPNsense open source firewall. This documentation based on OPNsense 18.x/19.x releases.

To install Sensei on your OPNsense firewall, you need to connect to it via ssh with root privileges.

To do that, you'll first need to activate Secure Shell (sshd) service on the firewall.

  1. Login to your OPNsense firewall's dashboard

  2. Head to the System > Settings > Administrations menu

  3. Enable all three checkboxes

    1. Enable Secure Shell

    2. Permit root user login

    3. Permit password login