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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 192.168.1.149) ---> centos 6.6 (Host Machine getting ip address through dhcp) --> pfsense (installed in virtualbox 5.0 )

After finishing the installation and assigning interfaces, the wan ip: 0.0.0.0 and lan ip: 192.168.1.1 which is my cisco modem ip (is a gateway).

wan interface is configured as bridged adapter and lan interface is configured as internal network adapter. I also tested by configuring lan interface as bridged adapter.

Note: Suggestion without enabling bridged mode in cisco modem will be very helpful for me since, i am in a testing environment.

Thanks in advance,

  • What are you trying to accomplish? Are you trying to make the pfSense VM the router for your physical network? – heavyd Oct 14 '15 at 14:33
  • no only for all guest machines in the virtualbox and i can't even ping the lan ip of pfsense from host machine – karthikeyan vijayan Oct 14 '15 at 14:34
  • Do you have multiple network connections configured in your VM? What type of connections (Bridged/NAT/Host Only/Internal) do each of the connections have? – heavyd Oct 14 '15 at 14:36
  • the other guest machines in virtualbox is in internal network only. The primary thing i need is to setup my pfsense machine so that i can configure rest of the things through web interface from host machine – karthikeyan vijayan Oct 14 '15 at 14:38
  • Your pfSense VM needs both a Bridged network connection and an Internal network connection. Is your pfSense VM configured that way? – heavyd Oct 14 '15 at 14:39

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