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Configure EdgeRouter X

This guide will walk you through configuring a Ubiquiti EdgeRouter X.

Required Hardware

  • ERX Router and power cable
  • Ethernet cable
  • Computer
  • USB Ethernet adapter (if computer doesn't have ethernet port)


Setup Steps

Wire up ERX

  1. Plug the ERX into its power cable, and plug the power cable into an outlet.
  2. Connect the eth0 port of the ERX to your computer with an Ethernet cable, using the USB Ethernet adapter if you don't have an Ethernet port.

Ports Ports

Configure your network settings

Follow the instructions here: Setting a static IP for your computer

Configure ERX

  1. Download the ERX config file
  2. Navigate to the portal at in your browser
  3. Log into the portal with username ubnt, password ubnt. Login
  4. On the Use wizard? prompt, press no. Login
  5. Press the System tab on the bottom of the page.
  6. Under the Restore Config section, press Upload a file and select the ERX config file you downloaded. Login
  7. The ERX will reboot using the new configuration.
  8. That's it! If you need to do more configuration, you can log back into the portal using the username pcwadmin, and a password that you can get from the project maintainers.