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Questions tagged [pfsense]

A free firewall based on Packet Filter (pf) and FreeBSD 6.

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pfsense dual wan failure

First of all some context. Im a scouting member with an ict background. Every year we participate in an online game called the Iscout. To do this game you need internet but at our scouting building we ...
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Pfsense captive portal does not show on mobile phone

My pfsense router are setup like this: My laptop are able to receive the captive portal page and able to access internet through my access point but however, it does not work on mobile phone (iPhone)....
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PfSense: redirection to authentication / login page from HTTPS links for unauthentified users

I've installed and configured pfsense 2.2.4 it works well and redirects unauthenticated users to the login page, as long as they use http; but when I type an https link the redirection doesnt work. ...
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Using pfSense as a VPN client with two other routers

I'm trying to set up pfSense to sit inbetween my existing ISP router and another AP router I have. I had a setup originally where my second AP accessed the ISP router with the WAN port - this worked ...
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Can pfSense run inside same VM with the ELK stack?

This question is about the typical instructions of how to get pfSense logs to a database. A common configuration seems to be to use the ELK (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana) stack with pfSense for ...
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Double NAT Issue PFsense VPN Service and XBOX (WAN)

Superuser community. I wasn't able to get help from the Pfsense community, so I'm trying to ask about this issue here. I have a Pfsense router and a VPN Service. I'm having issues getting my XBOX ONE ...
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pfSense inaccessible from LAN

My pfSense ( pfSense version 2.3.4, FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE-p19) homemade router from older PC was working just fine for few months but it suddenly stopped working and is inaccessible from any LAN ...
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Map an AP's management IP to appear in a different, more trusted, LAN subnet?

I'm not sure of the best way to solve this problem, although several solutions (including some really simple "don't worry about it" solutions) probably exist. My LAN has totally segregated WiFi and ...
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Does a Dell DRAC 4 PCI card have any use these days?

I have inherited a couple of PowerEdge 840s and they each have a Drac 4 card, which as supposed to be used for Remote Access. The motherboard already has a Gigabit NIC and I have a couple of 4 port ...
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Access point has no internet connected from Pfsense

I've already configured my firewall rules to accept my guest network(AP) to access the internet in pfsense added vlan (10) for my ap in pfsense From my ap settings, i've already created the same ...
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What is the best solution to host PFsense and NAS on the same hardware?

These are my first steps in virtualization and things may not be as easy as they seem. Simply put, I have a 4-core CPU and I would like to host both PFsense and FreeNas (or any other NAS solution), ...
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multi wan with 1 LAN port

so there's my situation , I have a pfsense router with 2 ports. Port1 - WAN Port2 - LAN Port2 is connected to a switch. There are also 2 other routers connected to the switch (let's call them ...
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Setup VLAN Just For Guest Wifi Through Switch From pfSense

I am using the following hardware: pfSense with 2 ports TP-Link TL-SG801E switch with 8 ports TP-Link TL-MR3420 with OpenWRT My main idea is to create a guest wifi network with captive portal which ...
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Custom Snort rule prevent me from starting the WAN interface

I'm having an issue where when I add a custom rule to my WAN interface(SNORT), I can't start the interface, not even the simplest ping rules work now despite having worked just fine all day. Trouble ...
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pfSense, nginx reverse proxy and letsencrypt

I need help configuring letsencrypt to work with an nginx reverse proxy and pfSense firewall / gateway. Setup is as follows: -> 192.168.0.4 ...
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pfSense - handling public IP addresses as a Internal range

I recently bought 1Gbps internet access in my business and /24 public IP address for internal use. My 2911 Cisco router doesn't seem to be handling that speed Internet, so I setup pfSense machine as ...
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Configure an access point running Pfsense to broadcast 2 networks, one of which is behind a VPN

I am a novice when it comes to networking. So please edit the terminology if it is obviously wrong. Currently, I have a traditional modem/router provided by my ISP that is broadcasting one wireless ...
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Install pfSense via KVM in Ubuntu 18.04 w/ netplan

I am trying to set up a virtualized firewall for my home network. Architecture looks like: Internet -> virtualized pfSense -> lan. There are plenty of examples of how to do this using the old network ...
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High availability for a transparent pfsense firewall?

PFsense has a built-in high availability using a few things. It has CARP to provide failover on its LAN and WAN IPs, and it has its own configuration sync protocol. Imagine there are two pfsense ...
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Pfsense Using Static IPs in VLAN.

I have a public IP block /26 from century link. I would like to use one IP for the firewall then place the rest of them in a VLAN to so I can let my tenants get a static IPs for their routers. I would ...
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Control Port Forwarding on Second Router

Basically, I want my WAN 1 connection port forwarding to be managed entirely by PfSense. Please note there is no option/possibility for me to remove the ISP router for WAN 1. Will it be possible if I ...
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Why might pfsense be removing the link-local ipv6 address for my wan interface?

I am a Comcast customer, using IPv6 through a pfSense hardware appliance (PCEngines APU, running version 2.4.3-RELEASE.) I have setup my IPv6 on pfSense to ask for prefix delegations, which ...
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Cannot access nextcloud home server behind pfsense firewall, via ddns (no-ip, pfsense, ExpressVPN)

Having some trouble setting up access to a nextcloud server on my local network. Feeling a bit lost tbh. I want to access the server from outside the local network i.e. internet. The server is ...
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OPNSense Have SSH but no Internet or web ui

I have OPNSense running in ESXi on a DL360 G7. Here's what my console shows LAN (em0) -> v4: 192.168.1.1/24 WAN (em1) -> v4: 10.0.0.199/16 (note, it's currently getting internet ...
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OPNSense VGA MBR USB

I want to install OPNSense on my HP DL360 G6 but it only boots USB drives that use MBR partition scheme, not EFI. The VGA img file is EFI, so it doesn't recognize it and doesn't boot. And when I try ...
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Allow users in a local network to access the Internet via pfSense without using a proxy server

Our users connect to other sites through the private MPLS under the following set-up. Now we would like to allow the users to surf the Internet by purchasing the Internet service. To secure our local ...
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pfSense as OpenVPN client only using PIA

I want to use pfSense as OpenVPN client only for PrivateInternetAccess. I have my network 192.168.1.x and would like to keep that network on devices connected to pfSense i.e my main router (ERX) ...
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PFSense LetsEncrypt/Acme and HA-Proxy

I run PFSense and use its LetsEncrypt plugin to generate certificates against some domains our on Amazon Route-53. The certificates get generated correctly, but they are not picked up automatically by ...
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How to set up guest/ethernet/fiber network

I have a pretty basic network but I'm wanting to make some changes to it and I would like to know what the best way would be to achieve this. Currently: I have the internet come in to the modem to ...
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Port forwarding no longer working

I have a pfsense router setup and have port forwarded a couple of ports. After last week I could no longer connect to my openVPN and I realized that my ip had been changed and I could no longer ...
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pfSense WebConfigurator conflict with web server cert

I recently set up pfSense in my house as my main router/firewall. One issue I have been experiencing is whenever I try to access my web server locally, I'll frequently get an SSL error and see that ...
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How do I get Pfsense to automatically assign fqdn for each host in my local network

Is there a solution on PfSense that would assign a fully qualified domain name to a host automatically? I want the new computers that join my network to get assigned a new FQDN automatically, ...
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Pfsense openvpn cannot reach a remote private IP via tunnel

I am trying to reach to a private ip address on a specific port from my production network. 1) I connect from my home to production network via openvpn(configured on pfsense), gets IP 192.168.4.31 2)...
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Serial console shows scrambled output

I am trying to connect to an APU1C device which has only a serial port using a Usb-to-Serial cable and the Prolific pl2303 module. I was able to connect to it in the past but now I am struggling with ...
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Client side ip6 address shows up as ip4:port address on firewall

I setup access to my family's home server over VPN, restricted by ip address. Sometimes a family member would have an ip6 address (they Google "ip") from their location. My firewall (pfsense) accepts ...
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Pass port traffic from home router > pfsense VM > gaming server

I want to setup a gaming server on a physical host I have at home. I am having trouble passing traffic through my home router to the pfsense VM, to the gaming host. My network looks like this: Home ...
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ipv6/64 on wan over 4G, no ipv6 on lan on pfsense

I get a /64 from my 4G-ISP onto a TP-link Archer MR200 I connect this to WAN on pfsense, and it gets an ipv6-address over DHCP6 I have set LAN to track WAN interface, which I believe should give ...
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FTP Transfers on local network seem to be going via WAN interface

I am transferring some large files from my Windows 10 PC to a Ubuntu VM via FTP. The Ubuntu machine is hosting the FTP Server. I am getting reasonable speeds for a 10/100 network, anywhere between 5-...
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How would I ping between two pfsense WAN connections?

This is my network connection: They both are in vmware workstation, so they are virtual. I want to ping from the pc to the server. I do not need internet connection, just a ping would be enough. I ...
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How to install PFSense via PXE

I was wondering if anyone knew how to install PFSense using a PXE server. I am currently using CentOS 7.4 acting as both the DHCP and PXE server. What I have tried: Using Memdisk to load the ISO / ...
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Chromecast across VLAN

So this question seems to have been discussed many times over the internet but the answers are more often incomplete. ( I did read this question, but I am not satisfied by the answers) Here's the ...
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pfSense with Public IP Issues

I've encountered a really weird problem at my home network. My current network is set up with just a single vlan, with all of my devices on it. The subnet is 10.0.0.x/24. But, I also have a set of ...
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Cannot log in to pfSense web configurator on fresh install

I just reinstalled my pfSense on scratch (previously on 2.2, now on 2.4). I’ve assigned the interfaces, configured an IP address and DHCP server for the LAN interface and opened the web configurator ...
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“Redirect” all traffic to local machine using pfSense based on host?

I have been trying to configure my pfSense router to allow me to connect remotely to my development VM without having to run a remote desktop connection to my office computer. Keep in mind, I am a ...
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No Internet access to guest SSID with dedicated 802.1Q VLAN

I have a firewall (Pfsense). I have a managed switch (TP Link TL-SG108E.) I have a wireless access point (TP Link TL-WA801ND.) The firewall (Pfsense) has 1 Ethernet port with four sub interfaces. ...
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pfSense port forward for http(s) redirects to private internal ip address when coming from WAN

I have a web server which I want to port forward HTTP(S) through my firewall to be accessed externally. I have a dynamic dns service set up which is functioning great and always shows my domain has ...
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DHCP server gives leases to WAN interface clients

Good afternoon all: Here is the relevant infrastructure setup I'm using: Modem--->Router-->Router (192.168.1.1)-->wireless bridge (ddwrt; static 192.168.1.254)-->Proxmox Server (static 192.168.1.101)...
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Converting a P.O.T.S line to VoIP and simultaneously ringing a extension over VPN

Anyone with knowledge please help. I have analog phone service + internet at SITE 1. I only have internet service at SITE 2. When the phone rings at SITE 1 I would like the PC or an attached phone ...
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pfSense OpenVPN: can ping LAN IP's but can't ping other subnets

Setup: Our office ISP VPN gateway -172.11.1.1, my pfSense IP is 172.11.1.56, i set this IP in my pfSense because I have a transparent proxy installed on it so i can filter all IP's connected in 172.11....
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Repeated error message in PfSense

My PfSense box is constantly writing this message in the error log every few seconds. I think this is a sound card related error but have found no solution to fix this. All packages in PfSense are up ...