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Pfsense 2.3.2 Cannot install Squid and SquidGuard

Pfsense 2.3.2 New install but it gives the following error when the squid and squidguard installation. Number of packages to be installed: 4 The process will require 10 MiB more space. [1/4] ...
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pfsense bridge with Verizon Router [closed]

I have a Version router (Model FiOS-G1100) for internet connectivity, and a pfsense router for the LAN. The pfsense router's WAN interface receives an IP from the Version Router's DHCP service (192....
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Installing man pages on FreeNAS

I'm using pfSense and FreeNAS, both freeBSD derivatives. On the former there isn't sysinstall either, and on both, man pages (base system and ports) aren't installed. How do I install the complete man ...
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Cannot go on Internet from my remote location over vpn connection

Many information exists on this forum and Internet but I just can't filter out the solution for me. My setup is quite simple. I just installed pfSense and configured OpenVPN server on it. I downloaded ...
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Configuration changes going from static IP to dynamic IP for Comcast

I have limited networking experience and I am looking for help to get my internet connect back up and running. I currently have Comcast internet modem which is 10.1.10.1. My pfsense router is 10.0.0....
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pfSense Port Forwarding using Alias Not Working

I am running a pfSense 2-3-RELEASE firewall and I am trying to set up NAT port forwarding so some development servers and my Mac. The servers (FreeBSD) have statically assigned IP's and my iMac has ...
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KVM: Assinging ethernet ports to a VM exclusively

I need to virtualise pfSense using KVM. Currently, pfSense running on bare metal. However, I am not sure how to go about it such that I don't create a security risk. The machine I am running pfSense ...
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How can I update dynamic IP from pfsense box, using my own DNS server?

Ok, let me try to put this together. I have one pfsense box with one dynamic IP address, and on another location (other country) I'm running VPS with my DNS server (bind9). So now, I want to make ...
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Can squid be used to reverse proxy from LAN to LAN?

I know that traditionally squid can reverse proxy from WAN to LAN, so that one server on my LAN can have multiple webservers accessible from WAN by hostname (server1.mydomain.com, server2.mydomain.com,...
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I cant get VLAN tagging to work and I don't know why?

I have a pfsense router, an ubiquiti uap lite and a tplink sg105e switch. Well on my AP, I have 2 wifi networks. Home and guest. I set guest to have a VID of 30. Then I went onto the switch. I ...
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Will a router's DHCP/ARP table show a network switch?

My network setup: wan > pfsense router > switch > unifi AP Well I just got the switch. Brand new. I'm trying to set it up, but it's showing two IP addresses. The switch config utility says "IP ...
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pfSense does not close connections coming from LAN

I created a NAT rule that redirects external_ip:1234 of modem (pfSense itself) to 192.168.1.100:1234. I also wrote a server application which listens for connections on 192.168.1.100:1234. When I ...
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Can't block syndication.twitter.com in pfSense

I noticed, that address https://syndication.twitter.com/ is often hangs in Chrome, and added it into pfSense Firewall block list. Unfortunately, I still can open this page (receiving 404 error). How ...
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Access Point Using PfSense

I am building a router that I plan to install PfSense on. I have never built a router nor used PfSense, although I have a good idea of how it works. I am going to use an ethernet controller for wired ...
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On pfsense, why won't static IP addresses work?

I have a pfsense router. I also have an iPhone. On my router, I clicked "Set a static mapping for this device" I set the static ip to 10.12.1.56 for my iphones mac address. Well the DHCP server won'...
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How do I route traffic out my WAN in pfSense?

I am trying to route my networks (10.1.0.0 and 10.2.0.0 for instance) out my WAN in pfSense and my WAN address of pfSense is 10.5.35.131. I was thinking of doing a default route (0.0.0.0 0.0.0.0), ...
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How to temporarily disable some interface in pfSense?

How to temporarily disable some interface in pfSense? If I go to Interfaces and remove checkbox from Enable interface, then all settings disappear, making me think that I will be required to re-enter ...
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How to set (reset) PXE binary filename in pfsense?

I am trying to load lpxelinux.0 instead of pxelinux.0 in pfSense, and configured it in default bios filename setting: Unfortunately, server still sends pxelinux.0 as a filename: How to fix? How ...
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Upgrading home network security

Let me first say that i have minimal networking knowledge, but i've been banging my head on the keyboard for the last few days, so i'm coming to you for help. Here's the background: I am trying to ...
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Route multiple public IP addresses through LAN with multiple routers

I am attempting to set up a test lab with multiple virtual servers on a hypervisor (ESXi). Some of these servers need public IP addresses, some don't. I have the following network setup: x.x.x.x/...
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Remote host not reachable from LAN, but accessible from WAN

I am in a local area network that communicates to the web through a pfSense router/firewall. I have two remote debian servers, where I should be able to access ports 22 (SSH), 80 (HTTP), 8080 (HTTP), ...
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Have Site-To-Site (IPSEC) connected but cannot ping anything other than router

Just setup a new Azure subscription, and i'm stumped trying to troubleshoot why I can't ping any local VMWare machines from a Azure VM. After successfully setting up an IPSec Site-To-Site VPN. I am ...
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Port forwarding in pfSense not working

I recently set up a pfSense router and can't get any port forwarding to work from outside my own LAN. I have the following forwarding rule to a local server located at 10.0.1.2: Note that if I ...
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Is there a difference between using my router as a dns server or setting it directly on my pc?

I have pfsense. On pfsense my dns is set to 8.8.8.8. Right now, on my computer my dns is set to 10.12.1.1 which is the gateway for my router. Is there any difference between setting the DNS on my ...
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How do I create another LAN interface on my AP?

My home network set up is: WAN > Pfsense router > Wireless AP with tomato firmware on it. On my AP, I have 2 wifi networks. Home and Guest. What I want to do is create two VLANs on my AP. I want to ...
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pfSENSE: Can't ping dmz gateway from inside dmz

I currently have a virtual pfSense machine with 3 interfaces (WAN: 172.16.xx, LAN 10.1.0.x, OPT1(DMZ) 10.1.1.x) I currently have no explicit rules, besides allow any to any on all interfaces. Internet ...
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Is 40 degrees Celsius a bad temperature for a router?

I turned my old gaming pc into a pfsense machine. I never had cpu problems when I used that pc but now when I check the diagnostics on the pfsense gui, the cpu is running at 40 degrees. That's ...
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Duplicate IP Address during traceroute / mtr?

While using MTR or trace route I notice that there is a duplicate gateway address showing (10.10.10.1). This happens no matter which physical device or VM that I utilize to test this. I am leveraging ...
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Which layer7 protocol used the YouTube streaming

I want to restrict the bandwidth on YouTube in pfsense firewall. I try to setup layer7 with set the limit on http video/audio,flash, swf protocol and created the separate rule for YouTube but did not ...
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Windows 10 update cannot connect (behind a firewall)

Why cannot Windows 10 Update connect to its update servers even though there is a working internet connectivity? About my setup running Windows 10 on a PC behind a dedicated firewall (pfsense 2.2....
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Unable to access TCP ports via 1:1 NAT address

My setup: pfSense - WAN IP 1.2.3.4 Linux server - LAN IP 192.168.1.5. pfSense is set to 1:1 NAT the WAN IP 4.5.6.7 to 192.168.1.5, so that I can access the Linux server from outside the LAN. I ...
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Can't connect to specific gateways

All PCs mentioned are wired and used a static IP and were adjusted with the gateway. I finished my installation of pfSense. All was working well I had everything configured. All of the sudden on ONE ...
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Can Squid be WPAD client itself?

Can Squid automatically discover it's own upstream proxy with WPAD or some similar protocol? I have Squid on my pfSense box an it only has the following config for upstream proxy:
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How to block specific URL in SquidGuard in pfSense?

I don't understand, how to utilize SquidGuard in pfSense? Suppose I wish to ban domain XXX.COM I go to Target Categories page and created new category TestCategory with the single domain XXX.COM ...
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Wireless Access Point (connected to pfSense) is only fast when using Double NAT?

I've been troubleshooting this problem for several days now and I am completely stumped. I have a cable modem connected directly to pfSense (dedicated hardware on SuperMicro motherboard). pfSense is ...
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Can not access web domain from local computers

I have a WEBserver IIS7 in my local network. When I go to "www.mydomain.com" from a computer inside same LAN I cant access it. If I put in the local IP it works. "www.mydomain.com" do also works from ...
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pfsense facing problems in setting up wan and lan interface

I need to configure pfsense wan and lan interface in the virtualbox the network diagram is like ISP ----> cisco modem --> ip:192.168.1.1 ( NAT & DHCP configured (ranges from 192.168.1.100 to 192....
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My ISP gives me an IPv6 Address Range over DHCP, pfSense won't hand it out to the rest of my network

My ISP gives me a DHCP IPv6 Address /56 range. I have a friend with the exact same setup as me, and his client PC's/devices all get automatically handed IPv6 addresses. How it's setup: pfSense WAN ...
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Can ping but can't otherwise reach PFsense clients on virtual bridge

I have a setup with a physical hypervisor running KVM + Libvirtd on Fedora 22. On this hypervisor, there's a PFsense VM and several other VMs interconnected on a virtual bridge. The PFsense VM is ...
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PFSense: How to configure multiple WANs on one uplink

I'm very new to pfSense, but got requested to configure one for the company. I've almost got everything configured, but am stuck at how to let all our WANs go through one uplink address. From what I ...
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Pfsense USB stick not booting on Mac mini

I have a 2008-2009 model mac mini that I would like to use as a pfSense router. I do not have a HDD for it so I would like to use the nanoBSD pfSense image. The only other computer i have access to is ...
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pfSense/OpenVPN-Unable to connect to hosts with Static IP assigned

So far I am unable to figure out why I can't connect (unable to ping, tracert, or see shares) to one of my computers (only thing different is that its IP is static) on my network through OpenVPN. My ...
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Is my wireless router throttling?

I've got a cable modem (wan) --> dell laptop (lan with pfsense installed) --> wireless router (opt1, bridged). When pinging from the laptop I am getting: PING 8.8.8.8 (8.8.8.8): 56 data bytes 64 ...
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Syslog Configuration on logstash (ELK) pfSense 2.2.2

I was wondering if someone could help me out or guide me. So I got everything up and running my only issue that when im trying to filter my syslog dashboard (the system logs of pfSense) it shows ...
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Setting up PFsense for test network

I want to test pfsense. I have a network with a established sonicwall router right now. I want to test pfsense within that network. The issue I have is with setup. I can't get pass the part where its ...
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802.11n support with pfSense

I recently set up a pfSense router and I can't seem to get the Wireless interface up and working. I'm using a 300Mbps Wireless N PCI Adapter (TP-Link TL-WN851ND) configured as ath0. The interface ...
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Installing an IPv6 subnet to my home network

When I call my ISP and ask for an IPv6 subnet which the default is a /64, correct? I have the ability to then assign an IPv6 address or more to each one of my servers, which is 20 in total, and they ...
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ESXi + pfsense traffic segregation

I'm kind of new to setting up networking with ESXi and working with pfsense, so please excuse if this cannot be done or I'm asking something the wrong way. I'm using ESXi 5.5.0 and I want to host ...
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Network Hub to Hub - no network

I've set up a home network using hubs. I know it's best to replace hubs with network switches however the hubs were donated and it's not feasible to buy network switches. The setup consists of a hub (...
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Creating a DHCP server on a Virtual Machine

i have a Windows 8 machine with PFsense in virtual box. The host have the following nics: Wi-fi Ethernet I have 3 network adaptares on the virtual Machine: Wan (Bridged adapter through host's wi-...