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How to fix timezone data in pfSense/freeBSD?

We have special situation with timezones here in Russia. Recently government had cancelled timesave shifting and it was no timeshifts for some time, but recently they decided to make one "last" ...
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How to limit bandwidth used by an IP in the penalty box in pfSense

We're trying to use the pfSense traffic shaping feature known as the Penalty Box. We are interested in limiting the bandwidth of a particular IP to 2%. Note: There is a four-year-old bug in pfSense ...
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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 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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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 to setup a Windows server 2012 R2 (fileserver+DC) machine witch Hyper-V virtual router (pfSense)

I am trying to setup a Windows Server 2012 R2 machine, primarily DC and fileserver roles, in such a way that I would not need an extra router in our network, because I would like to have it inside ...
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Internal network issues between pfSense and Windows in VirtualBox

I have three virtual machines running on Virtual Box. First one is Linux (pfsense) that's acting as a router with two network adapters one bridged and one set to the internal network. The other two ...
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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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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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Squid3 Reverse Proxy - Force Cache and Suppress Version

I have been using pfSense for about 2 years now and I love it. One of my favorite features has come to be Squid2 and Squid3. Right now I am using Squid3 to run both proxy and reverse proxy. There are ...
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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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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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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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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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Need help setting up pfsense in ESXi

I've been having this trouble for a while. I've tried several times to get it to work, and I cannot find the solution online so I figured I would need to ask. I have a box running ESXi, and on it I ...
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No ntopng menu item in pfsense

I have ntopng package installed on pfSense. Unfortunately, I don't see appropriate menu item: Why
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What does selecting “none” queue do?

I'm trying to shape traffic in pfSense. The question comes up of which queue to assign traffic to. What happens if i pick none as a queue? In the end, traffic going out the link is under 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trying to install PFsense on Proxmox…lost

So I've been bashing my head against my desk for the last couple of hours trying to figure out how to properly set the network interfaces for proxmox. I'm looking to do something really simple where ...
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pfSense 2.2.3 - Squid3 Single Sign On

I have been struggling with this for a while now but can't seem to figure out how to go about it. I am trying to set up or was wondering if it is possible to set up Squid3 Single Sign On on a Windows ...
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How much barring does the CPU, BUS and Motherboard have on a pfSense system?

I am planning on turning an old Pent 4 system into a pfSense box using (4)100Mbps ports and I have a 50/50 fiber connection currently for $25/mo and was wondering if I would by at any rate slow the ...
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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 - NAT forward management interface ssh

question at the end. Situation: (ips replaced by fictive examples) I have a (remote) dedicated server, with 1 NIC, 2 IPs. One IP (eg. 5.9.1.1) is bound to the physical NIC's MAC, the other (5.9.100.1)...
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How to setup routing / NAT / Remote network for VPN in pfSense?

I have a gateway machine—running under pfSense—and it has VPN connection to private network in range 10.0.0.0/8. I have standalone OpenVPN program, which allows me to connect to this net ...
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Squid ignores multi-WAN load balancing in pfSense

If squid3 package is installed and configured as transparent proxy, then load-balancing gateway group is ignored. I.e. if some ISP is down, then some web pages can't be opened and not routed to ...
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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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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 ...