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Active Directory Domain Controller with pfSense as DHCP and DNS server

I've read some conflicting posts, so hopefully I can get a clear answer. I have pfSense running as a DHCP server and DNS Forwarder. I'd like to try out Active Directory as a Domain Controller at home ...
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Voip phones losing registration from external SIP PBX

This has been a pain. My polycom voip phones (about 10 of them) are all losing registration every few hours. Each time I check them, some will be registered and some will not. Rebooting my firewall ...
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pfSense to route between multiple subnets on same LAN

I started with a fairly standard pfSense setup: one WAN and one LAN interface, LAN-to-WAN access via NAT. Now I needed a second logical subnet on the LAN, which I set up in the following way: ...
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Open NAT ports on an internal NAT vm

I have a virtual machine which is a NAT/dhcp server, it has installed pfsense https://www.pfsense.org/ . This vm has two network interfaces: one connected to the actual WAN, one to an internal LAN. ...
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Setup PFSense as a router with 3 WANs, 2 NICs, and an unmanaged switch

So I have been trying to set this up for days and cannot get it to work properly. I am trying to replace our home router (a crappy Thomson router provided by our ISP) with a PFSense box repurposed ...
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Building a home router on a laptop

I am in a process of building a router and PFSense based firewall on a laptop. My trouble is that I need an additional Ethernet port. I've come across "USB to Ethernet converter module", which is ...
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Expanding disk space on pfSense running under ESXi

I recently installed pfsense on an ESXi to run as my secondary gateway by assigning a disk space around 30GB. Everything works fine & now I need to expand the disk size to another 50GB for squid ...
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Installing pfSense on VMWare ESXi 5.0

I'm really lost with this. I've tried the tutorial listed in pfSense's official site which returned me with no luck. Well, I actually can install and set up IP addresses's without any problems but it ...
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How can I turn off internet for roommates that haven't paid the bill this month?

I have several roommates who split my internet bill with me each month. On occasion they forget to pay me, and I have to pester them for the money. If after 3 days of pestering they still haven't ...
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VMWare VM as router for windows host

Goal - use virtual machine as router/firewall for host VM is running on. I created VMWare VM and installed pfSense. Configured two network adapters for WAN (bridged, VMNet0) and LAN (host-only, ...
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Pfsense Openvpn site to site subnet

Site A Pfsense 192.168.0.0 Site B Pfsense 192.168.0.0 Can OpenVPN Link A<>B, or should i use different subnet for A and B ? (like 192.168.0.0 and 192.168.1.0)
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Snort installation - pfsense

When I enable the blocking functionality of snort it blocks a lot of legitimate traffic. Yesterday I enabled it and it blocked www.google.ca from working. Anyone have a good set-up that worked for ...
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pfSense 2.1 OpenVPN client not using tunnelled interface

I'm having some trouble getting OpenVPN working on my pfSense box. The issue is quite strange to me. When I have the OpenVPN turned on, only my router is able to connect to the Internet. From the ...
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pfSense allowing inbound sip phones, but not sip trunk

I am currently trying to get an inbound trunk working on a remote Asterisk machine. The ip phones are remote and connecting just fine through port 5060 (I can make internal calls to voicemail, other ...
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Multi-interface routing/firewall configuration

I have a small network behind a pfSense (2.0) box. Up until yesterday I had only one internal net, 192.168.0.0/24, and everything worked quite nice. Now, however, I want to introduce another net, ...
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can't obtain ip-address from my dhcp

I can't obtain a ip-addres from my dhcp-server and it's going trough a firewall (pfsense), The firewall(pfsense) and DHCP server are two virtual machines on my physical server(ESXI). As rules i use ...
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How can I feed internet from guest (pfSense) to another guest (Linux Mint) on Windows 7 (Host)?

I found a good post from a guy who managed to install a firewall (pfSense) in a virtual machine (VirtualBox) on Windows 7 (Host) to protect his computer using "Microsoft Loopback adapter". You can ...
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Reset pfSense web interface password through main console

I'm (temporarily) in charge of a network where pfSense 2.0.1 is basically running the whole routing operation. Unfortunately, the network manager before me did not bother to write down what the ...
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pfsense more than 2 isp provider

is it possible to bridge more than 2 isp provider using pfsense? what router or device can bridge 2 or more isp providers in a router? i am planning to bridge at lease 5 isp providers to create a very ...
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pfSense - Unable to resolve the server's DNS address

I am trying to configure pfSense in vmware workstation 8 on Win 7 host. My internet connection is always-on static ip type so I am given range of IP addresses and gateway with DNS. But before I could ...
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Block other workstations on WAN network accessing LAN of pfSense

I am using VMware ESXi to create a network with a test domain running Exchange 2007. I'm using pfSense as the firewall between my physical network (which I am using as the WAN) and the VM internal ...
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pfSense firewall blocking some outbound web packets, large HTTP downloads just 'stop'

I've just set up a pfSense router, and am trying to figure out some strange behaviour. It's a fairly simple set up: I have a static IP from the ISP and a single PPPoE WAN interface and a single LAN ...
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Will mPCI cards work in a PCI slot?

I have a really old computer that I'm turning into a pfsense router. I'd like to add wireless support. The pfsense docs suggested I get a card like this one. Will this mPCI card work in my old ...
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In PFSense, how do I download something that takes more time than the browser timeout?

I need to download something from a machine running PFSense, but because of an administrator imposed timeout (20 minutes), downloading via the browser is impossible. What (if any) ways are there for ...
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Is is possible to set up a static IP through Pfsense when user is connecting through OpenVpn?

I'm setting IP based restrictions on our firewall and need to allow certain people to connect even when they are connected through OpenVPN. Is it possible to assign users a static IP?
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is pfSense suited for my setup?

I have a fairly large home network that consists of: 2 wired PCs, 3 Smartphones, 1 Tablet, 2 wireless PCs 2 wired gaming consoles 2 wireless gaming consoles The problem is that I think that my ...
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Does pFsense support web caching?

I am thinking of installing pFsense at home. Basically, one of my main goals is to increase the concurrent connections. Some people here are using Bittorrent all day long and as you might know it ...
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Kernel Panic, Fatal Trap 18, Pfsense WUSB54GC AP crash

I have an old system that I am converting to a pfsense router. I am trying to use a linksys/cisco WUSB54GC as the wireless device for the AP I can get it broadcasting(it uses the rum(4) drivers) but ...
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PFsense OpenVPN traffic getting routed through WAN rather than IPsec tunnel

So I have a PFsense firewall setup with a IPsec tunnel created to access a special webpage housed at another companies website. Internal traffic routes properly through the IPsec tunnel for this ...
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pfSense 2.0 - Can PPP L2TP be used to be an L2TP tunnel?

i noticed in pfSense 2.0 (RC3) that my PPPoE interface is now a PPPoE tunnel assigned to my WAN NIC (Network Interface Card): where the PPPOE0(xl0) - ianboyd@superuser.com network port is defined ...
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How to setup pfSense 2.0 for TunnelBroker.net?

What is the procedure to create an IPv6 tunnel in pfSense 2.0? pfSense 2.0 (RC3) supports creation of a GIF tunnels: The help is pretty generic, and pretty unhelpful: In pfSense 2.0, GIF ...
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traffic sharing on pfsense2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: pfsense 2.0 traffic priority - set full priority for single host I have a network with several computers all on the same network and since I have very limited bandwidth ...
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pfsense 2.0 traffic priority - set full priority for single host

I have a network with several computers all on the same network and since I have very limited bandwidth I would like to prioritize traffic almost like a CPU scheduler prioritize processes. Example: ...
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What's the best way of figuring out where traffic is coming from with pfSense?

My home network is run by a pfSense router. So far I haven't had any trouble with it. My home network includes some people(via wireless) outside of my home. I've been having some bandwidth abuse being ...
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pfSense: Have router connect, and route, to a PPTP server?

i have a main office running a PPTP VPN server (Microsoft Remote Access Services). Is it possible for the pfSense router at a satellite location to automatically route traffic destined for the main ...
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pfSense: How to route traffic out the WAN port?

Expert version i want to create a route in pfSense that will send traffic out the physical WAN port, not the PPPoE WAN port. i want to talk to the web-server on my DSL modem; letting me see the ...
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Using pfSense, OpenVPN Connects but Still Can't See the Network

I am having an OpenVPN issue. I have a pfSense box at home configured to allow traffic through a VPN tunnel. The client computer is Windows XP Home, behind a standard Comcast connection and a ...
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Translate port for two clients accessing the same resource on a remote network using pfsense

I have two client PCs which need to access the same remote resource. They are both connected to a pfsense device. The problem is, both clients try to connect to the remote device using the same port. ...
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Wireless DHCP doesn't work until wired Ethernet plugged in

A client of mine has an Asus R1F tablet running Windows XP Tablet SP3. It has an Intel 3945ABG wireless card; wired Ethernet is a Realtek something-or-other. In the past few days, it's developed an ...