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Cloud Management Portal for OPNsense

The Zenportal (Cloud Management Portal) provides cloud-based management for Zenarmor (Sensei) products. Cloud Management makes it easier to manage your firewall regardless of your physical location.

To start using the Zenportal, you must follow the steps below:

  1. Enable Cloud Management.

  2. Signup on the Cloud Management Portal if you have not done so already.

  3. Register your system to the Cloud Management Portal.

Enabling Cloud Management

Cloud Management Portal Configuration

Figure 1. Cloud Management Portal Configuration

To enable the Cloud Management in your system:

  1. Go to ZenarmorConfigurationCloud Management Portal in the OPNsense GUI.

  2. Click the Enable Cloud Management toggle button.

The Zenarmor Agent plugin (os-sensei-agent) will automatically be installed in the background.

Signup for the Cloud Management Portal

If you do not have a cloud account, you will need to sign up. You may use your google account to sign up. For more information, refer to Cloud Management Portal Authentication.

Register your System to the Cloud Management Portal

After enabling Cloud Management, you will need to register your system on the Cloud Management Portal.

Click Register to Cloud Management Portal. You will automatically be redirected to the Zenportal login page on Sunny Valley’s website. Once you are signed into the portal, your node will be added to the cloud portal. In OPNsense on the Cloud Management Portal page, you should see the Cloud Management Status as online and the email address used for registration.

Cloud Management Status

Figure 2. Cloud Management Status

Here is a video that will guide you through the steps of the Zenportal registration process for OPNsense systems.

Unregistering from the Cloud Management Portal

To unregister your system from the Zenportal (Cloud Management Portal), click Unregister from Cloud Management Portal. This will open a dialog box for confirmation. Click Proceed to unregister from the Cloud Portal.

A confirmation message for unregistering from the cloud portal

Figure 3. A confirmation message for unregistering from the cloud portal

Signing into the Cloud Management Portal

After you have signed up for the Zenportal (Cloud Management Portal), you may sign in to your account to view and manage all of your firewall devices.

Cloud Management Portal

Figure 4. Zenportal (Cloud Management Portal)