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PFsense: fake subnet

I have got on IPSec tunnel mapping a remote 172.x/24 network to my local 10.x/16 network. Because I cannot change the configuration on the remote site I need to use this like this (with 10.x/16 ...
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How to resolve an asymmetric routing issue?

I have a network consisting of the following: PfSense router with untagged network 10.1.0.0/23 and tagged VLAN 40 network of 10.1.40.0/24. I have a wireless computer connected to the the 10.1.0.0 ...
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Has anyone ran a pfsense firewall behind a Starlink dish and successfully deployed OpenVPN?

So I've connected my Netgate pfsense firewall directly to my starlink dish (gen 1 router with round dish) successfully, and have WAN/LAN running smoothly. Port1WAN 192.168. I followed this video and ...
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Temporary failure in name resolution - pfSense + Ubuntu

I have 2 VMs on Hyper-V: pfSense Ubuntu Server 22.04 The pfSense VM is connected to 2 virtual switches - External WAN and Private LAN, which acts as the internal switch for the rest of the VMs. The ...
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How to configure a PC running pfsense to act as firewall for all network traffic

I am trying to set up PFsense in my network as a firewall between my modem (ATT modem and my WiFi 6 router). The setup I'm using is a PC with Ubuntu and VMware running PFsense. I have two network ...
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Options for Connecting Verizon ONT via 10G CAT6a to Firewall's SFP+ with Intel SoC Limited Compatibility?

Reposting here after visiting Verizon Forums & Netgate Forums... I have FiOS and the provided ONT outputs 10G via RJ45 Ethernet. I purchased a Netgate 8200 pfSense+ firewall/router appliance. I'm ...
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PFSense: Subnet can not communicate to the outside

I have multiple subnets on a hypervisor with four Ethernet ports. Two are called subnets. Both of them are utilizing a NordVPN tunnel as their default gateway. The first subnet LAN can talk to ...
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Getting 2 PFSense routers to communicate with eachother

I have two routers. R2 can communicate with R1 but R1 can not communicate with R2. I know that we are supposed to resolve this with static routes. I have a screenshot showing all my work. What am I ...
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How to get Starlink to work with an OpenVPN server

I moved and my only option for decent internet is Starlink, which is behind a CGNAT. I don't have a lot of experience with getting around it. Hoping to get some advice or to know what the best way to ...
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Can I have a modem/router going to 2 computers then also have another router going to 2 other computers with all getting internet

I have a modem/router in one, and it's going to 2 computers itself. Then I have an Ethernet cable going to an unmanaged switch, then from the switch going to 2 different computers. All have Ethernet ...
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redirect to PFsense IPsec tunnel endpoit which has public IP

I have got a working IPsec connection where the Remote subnet has a non internet IP address (105.x.y.z/25). Trying to access this address of course leads to the public internet. How can I redirect all ...
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Wireguard VPN pfSense -> Speedport router: No connection

I have a network A with the subnet 192.168.1.1/24, connected to a Telekom Speedport Smart 3, and a network B with the subnet 10.168.1.1/24, connected to an SG-1100 with pfSense (behind a cable modem). ...
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PFSense virtual box installation broken

steps to reproduce: Insert PFSense as iso. Bootoad from iso in virtual box Expected: Install screen is loaded https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LX-Y-99zJ3M Actual: Screen with list command without ...
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How to have pfSense append an RFC 6238 suffix to client passwords when connecting to OpenVPN server?

I want to setup pfSense to bridge two networks using OpenVPN. But due to non-security reasons, and not security reasons, it is required that the user's password have a 6-digit suffix (that follows the ...
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Fordwarding all incoming traffic to a specific dest IP through OpenVPN tap0 interface

Can anybody help me out on how I am supposed to make sure, my VPS accepts all traffic to 1.1.1.1/30 (sample IP) and forwards it to my pfSense instance? I've got the following setting: I have a VPS ...
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How to connect a physical Windows PC to a virtual PFSense router that runs on a virtual GNS3 network

I’m attempting to access a virtual PFsense devices web GUI that resides on a GNS3 virtual network, from my physical windows PC (where GNS3 is installed on). On the GNS3 VM I have ensured that the ...
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IpSec StrongSwan HA config misses / no connection

I am using strongswan on rasberian 12 to connect to PFsense with /etc/ipsec.conf from an external network to an PfSense: config setup conn %default keyexchange=ikev1 conn peer-ipsec.xxx.de-...
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IPSEC libreswan interface endpoint does not match left or right

I am using libreswan on raspberry Pi OS 12 to connect to PFsense with /etc/ipsec.conf from an external network config setup conn %default #keyexchange=ikev1 conn peer-ipsec.xxx.de-tunnel-1 ...
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Allow traffic from one VLAN to another via WAN access

The most concise way to ask is: I just learned that, even using a public URL to a website hosted on my LAN does not work when visiting it from my other VLAN, but is the fpSense Reflection setting of ...
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block RFC1918 networks in pFsense for LAN seems not to work

Description of the issue: I've created a rule inside pFsense to block any traffic directed at RFC1918 originating from my OPT1 network, and it works fine. Now when I open terminal on OPT1 network PC I ...
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Installing pfsense on Company Network

I would greatly appreciate some tips and advice on how I can replace my company Router with pfsense. I will explain the network infrastructure shortly. The Network Setup is as follows ISP connects to &...
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Can't ping / access GNS3 PFSense virtual device but can ping GNS3 VM on same subnet

I have a basic GNS3 network that I’m trying to setup with PFSense. I have managed to install the PFSense module and can now add it as a device within GNS3. However after adding, configuring and ...
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PFSense as linode Firewall

I am building my master’s final project and was planning on having pfsense as the main firewall to monitor and manage all the instances. I chose Linode, well due to cheap and network chuck’s ...
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pfsense squid proxy is blocking some sites

I am not expert in pfsense firewall. Though I have pfsense 2.6.0 installed with squid & squidguard. Also i have configured target catagories in SquidGuard. All is working as per my configuration ...
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How do I route (send) mail through a WireGuard Tunnel when sending email from one of my self-hosted domains?

The Issue: Mail is not going OUT over the WireGuard tunnel. The Question: How do I configure the mail server or pfSense to use the WireGuard tunnel when sending email from one of my self-hosted ...
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pfSense not working properly on Azure VNet? What do i do?

I'm currently working on a project based on creating virtual networks and configuring a virtualized firewall (pfSense) along with access control. I was given this project idea in a cybersecurity ...
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pfsense usb ethernets disabling eachother

Using pfsense 2.6.0, i've two identical usb ethernet with realtek chipset (i know it's a bad choice but every seller in my country have the same chinese crap so i'm stuck with it). I've installed ...
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Using pfSense on proxmox as an Internet router for my LAN

I have 2 networks, one is 192.168.0.0/24 and the other is 192.168.1.0/24. The first network has access to the Internet and the Internet gateway is 192.168.0.1(my dsl router IP). The second one has not ...
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Pfsense DNS Resolver not working for internal VM

I got Pfsense and 2 VM behind NAT. The 2 VM host Plesk with 1 domain (domain1.com on VM1 and domain2.com on VM2). When I go to domain1.com or domain2.com from external computer, no problem. But if I ...
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IPSEC VPN to secondary router with additional remote network

Our SITE A router/firewall is PFSense. SITE A Has a LAN of 10.2.1.0/24 with an IPSEC tunnel up between that and cellular router with a LAN of 192.168.182.46. This is connected to the customers ...
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pfSense and OpenVPN client but traffic exits through the WAN interface

My goal is to have my internal network traffic go out to the internet through a VPN tunnel. I checked all previous questions but none of them had the same problem as I am facing, and none of the ...
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PFsense : connection between subnets

My setup: PFsense, 3 interfaces in use : WAN : connected to Internet as it should be LAN : first LAN, interface address 192.168.2.10 OPT1 : second LAN, interface address 192.168.3.10 On my first LAN,...
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pfsense firewall with 2 networks each with their own APs. One network wifi works fine, the other does not. Hardline for both work fine

Apologies if this sort of question has been answered before. Saw lots of great stuff on SU, but not my scenario. Setup I have a pfSense firewall running 2 DHCP servers, each assigned to a different ...
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RDP fails when using Public IP to connect from LAN client

The title pretty much says it. Here's the setup: host: Windows 11 Pro client: RD Client on iPhone WAN_IP: using Public DNS LAN_IP: using host's LAN static IP port forwards are configured properly on ...
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PfSense - Squid/LightSquid report

I set up Squid/LightSquid with SSL and certs on my machines. When I open LightSquid, I get the report with the host in the URLs, but I also get many entries that have solely IP addresses listed and ...
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How do I change which interface gateway pfsense resolves to?

I've recently extended my network from one flat LAN to a couple interfaces using additional physical ports on my router and VLANs. I've kept the old interface up while I'm migrating and for testing ...
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Pfsense web interface : 404 pages not found

I'm using a Pfsense as a home firewall, I set it up some month before and it worked perfectly. Now that I need to open a new port I connect to https://pfsenseip as usual, but this time the result is ...
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How to access a computer connected to LAN via another computer?

I have the following network configuration: I wan to able to access the laptop through the entire network, I can't connect it to the switch directly because of physical constraints (there are more ...
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pfsense routing table: link vs interface

Here is my pfsense IPv4 outing table (netatst -r): Destination Gateway Flags Netif Expire default 192.168.4.1 UGS em0 127.0.0.1 link#4 ...
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Diagnosing an intermittently failing M2 PCIe I225v NIC in PCI passthrough

I am using a M2 PCIe I225v NIC (http://www.iocrest.com/index.php?id=2316) as a PCI passthrough on my Proxmox host - passed to a pfSense VM (running freeBSD-14, but same occurs on freeBSD-13). It's ...
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pfSense host DNS resolver not working in guest VM (Ubuntu or NixOS)

I was recommended to move this to superuser from servervault, hopefully it's appropriate for here. I'm a hobbyist / tinkerer using bhyve (in pfSense running on a physical machine) to start up a Linux ...
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Trying to understand my level of privacy with a VPN in play, but also routing DNS directly to root servers

When I run a http://dnschecks.tools I get the following: Given I'm using pfSense with Unbound and OpenVPN, I'm doing my own DNS queries to the root servers. The IP listed on IPXO is my VPN IP, and on ...
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PFsense not routing from wan to ipv6 lease

I have a pfsense router connected to starlink internet. It's currently providing me a /56 that I'm using to provide IPV6 leases via the DHCPv6 server. I have serval devices that have active IPV6 ...
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No internet connection and connectivity between some devices on a network

My home network was running 100% fine before I left for holidays, now I'm having a few issues. Here is a basic network diagram that outlines the key features. The network is as follows: I have ...
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How Does Wireguard Peer Communication Work?

I have wireguard setup in a VPS to get around CGNAT. My pfSense router is connected to it as a peer, and then I have my phone as a peer to the VPS. This is because I can't add it in pfSense without an ...
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Switch and router configuration

I have a mini PC with dual NICs that I want to use for a pfSense router. At the moment there is a regular router with four LAN ports there. Two of these go to switches - a managed PoE one for a bunch ...
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What would cause network traffic to spike in evenly distributed spurts?

This happens periodically, and I am looking into ways to monitor network traffic more closely, but it looks like my WAN2 (in) traffic bounces in almost perfect intervals, and at the same peak usage. ...
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Firmware unavailable for Netgate XG-7100

I'm stuck with the firmware version 2.4.5 on this XG-7100 firewall and it seems that whatever branch or guide from netgate or thread I follow I cannot make pfSense to see a new firmware. Current ...
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How do I connect a vm to my opt1 network of pf sense

My pfsense is setup with 3 network adapters: Adapter 1 being 'NAT' Adapter 2 being 'Internal Network' and is on Lan1 the third Adapter is 'Host-Only adapter' and is on 'VirtualBox Host-Only Ethernet ...
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Configure pfSense from LAN to WAN to LAN

I have a simple website running accessible from internet using port forwarding for 80 and 443. Now I noticed that I cannot access this website myself. The website is default only available for people ...
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