pfsense is a customized FreeBSD+pf distribution designed for use as a firewall. It wraps many of the features of the pf firewall code in an easy-to-use web interface.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
40 views

Simulate massive network traffic [on hold]

We want to stress test our pfsense box with a massive amount of connections and traffic. Right now we are using iperf, but reaching a number of more than ~300 parallel connections the test clients ...
1
vote
1answer
18 views

Should I install Nagios on the pfsense?

I'm planning to install Nagios, but I'm not sure if there is a package for pfsense, or can I install separated from pfsense but on the same machine? Anyone had experience with that? Second part of ...
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Can't connect to PFSense webconfig (virtual machine)

I've setup a new PFSense VM (version 2.2.2) in virtualbox, it's connected to three network interfaces, vboxnet6 and vboxnet7 (both host-only adapters) and eth0 (bridged). In this case vboxnet6 is ...
1
vote
0answers
14 views

munin not showing traffic of interfaces pfsense 2.2

I'm trying out some systems and plug ins for monitoring bandwidth I came to Munin to monitor the interfaces of my PFSense 2.2.6 installing Munin was very easy and on normal debian VM's I could see ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Most Secure Way To Setup Virtualized pfSense Gateway

I currently have a pfSense router and am interested in virtualizing it because of the plethora of benefits of virtualization. I am interested in doing this in the most secure way possible and have ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

Can't connect to Ubuntu server on LAN from pfSense VPN

Quick summary pfSense server is connected to the WAN and LAN. This box also has an OpenVPN server running. The LAN clients use 192.168.20.0/24 OpenVPN clients use 192.168.30.0/24 On the LAN I ...
0
votes
1answer
60 views

pfsense bridge of vlan interfaces

Hardware Setup AMD E1-2100 Mini-ITX Motherboard with Onboard Gigabit (re0) Intel PCI Express (x4) 4-port Gigabit Adapter (igb[0123]) Software Setup pfSense v2.3 I'm trying to replicate my ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

How can VM and Docker bridge traffic be routed through a pfSense VM?

I think this question is a result of me not being able to wrap my head around Docker networking and not being super great at Slackware. It seems like there should be a simple solution; I'm just ...
-4
votes
1answer
72 views

ESXi network setup for VMs which connect to the Internet through PfSense [closed]

Using ESXi v6 with the following setup: One standard Switch: vSwitch0 vSwitch0 has one uplink physical adapter (Internet connected, and this is the only physical adapter) vSwitch0 VM Network has 3 ...
0
votes
1answer
52 views

pfsense ipsec vpn to amazon aws not connecting

I'm trying to set up an ipsec vpn from our DC networks to our amazon vpc, so a site2site aka network to network connection. For this I've set up pfsense 2.2.6 and gave it a public IP on a WAN ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

PFsense 2.2.6 static dhcp hostname blank

We are on pfsense 2.2.6 and we enable static dhcp for each mac address on each VLAN where dhcp is enable. DHCP is working good but when I enable static dhcp and leave the hostname empty and when I ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

FreebSD 10.1 x64 KLDLOAD UCOM and UTDFI

Using a freebsd 10.1 x64 system. I am trying to get an LCD working and need to load UCOM.ko and UTDFI.ko. When I try to load them I get unsupported file type. I took them off another freebsd 10.1 x64 ...
0
votes
1answer
64 views

PFSense IPSec and NAT

Due to bad design and hosting provider constraints I have a network where I don't control the router. Our network: 172.16.0.0/12 - LAN x.x.x.0/24 - WAN (Router is connected to the switches, we have ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

pfsense as a virtual host

There seems to be a fair bit of information about running pfsense as a virtual machine on another hypervisor of some sort, but I am wondering if I can do the reverse and use a pfsense install as the ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Install and run pfsense on the same USB stick?

I'd like to run a pfSense box from just a thumb drive (possibly because I don't know why I need a hard drive?). I have tested pfSense booting and running from the embedded USB image, and got it ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

pfsense Multiple WAN DNS issue : when primary fails , the DNS systems stops

I am using pfsense 2.2.6-RELEASE. My configuration is as follows: Two static WAN, One LAN Using google and opendns Configured WAN-Load balancing and WAN-Fail-over Using aliases in firewall rules ...
1
vote
0answers
35 views

Get LCD To Work With pfSense

I got a hold of a new firewall and got pfSense installed on it and setup, but after trying for a day I could not get the LCD to show anything after trying multiple drivers and settings. Hope someone ...
0
votes
0answers
49 views

It is possible to use not NAT able VoIP Softswitch behind pfsense/siproxd

We are using diffrent VoIP Softswitches (asterisk/squire) behind a pfsense Firewall and connect to diffrent SIP Endpoints. The local softswitches only have a local IP and the Endpoints are public IPs. ...
0
votes
1answer
81 views

pfSense bridging Wi-Fi and LAN: allow access between Wi-Fi and LAN

EDIT: Why would I want to do such a thing? This is a test, and there is 1 machine behind pfSense that I wish to manage, and Wi-Fi makes that easy. Carrying on: The auto-suggessted topics by Server ...
0
votes
0answers
54 views

solutions to filter traffic with group based rules

I have a 25 computer network with 1 pfsense box (with squid installed) and 1 openLDAP server configured & working , 70% of the network is wired the rest is password protected wireless. Right now ...
0
votes
1answer
83 views

pfsense in virtualbox

I'm new to pfSense and VirtualBox, I have a PC running Ubuntu, in Ubuntu I run a VirtualBox host. pfSense is installed as a virtual machine. I have two network adapters, one connected to my ...
1
vote
2answers
43 views

PFSENSE: routing packets based on source IP address

I am trying to route packets (actually, trying to change DEFAULT GATEWAY) depending on source IP address with PFSENSE. ONE-SPECIFIC-IP ---> SPECIAL GATEWAY ANY-IP ---> DEFAULT GATEWAY ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

Cannot ping an ip of router

my issue is: r1 ping r4(em0) will lost the first packet r2 ping r3(em0) will lost the first packet too r3 cannot ping r2(eth0) r4 cannot ping r1(eth0) there are 4 routers, and connected with ...
0
votes
2answers
37 views

pfSense firewall and multiple https servers

I'm using pfSense as our office firewall and am attempting to setup a second HTTPS server that needs to be visible to the outside. Because they are HTTPS servers, they need separate IP addresses. ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

Protocol problems with pfSense multi wan

This question was already posted on the product specific forum and reported here for reaching a wider audience. We are evaluating pfSense as a cheap multi wan load balancer and traffic shaper. We ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Unequal gigabit speed client-server

I'm testing my internal home network using iperf3. iperf3.exe -c router -i 1 -t 20 -w384k I have a gigabit switch and all computers have gigabit network cards and, theoretically, all cables are in ...
0
votes
1answer
39 views

How to configure different pfSense OpenVPN routes for different users?

I recently purchased the SG-4860 pfSense Security Gateway Appliance and I'm trying to migrate all of our settings off of our SonicWall. Everything for the most part has been great in my lab ...
1
vote
2answers
79 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Routing multiple LAN-s in OpenVPN

I have the following network scenario: PC0 in network 172.16.0.0 that is connected to RouterA RouterA as a Server is connected to RouterB as a Client via OpenVPN (I have 19 Clients that are ...
1
vote
0answers
91 views

OpenVPN on pfSense: CRL verify fails with PKI depth 2

I've create a site-to-site OpenVPN structure on pfsense 2.2 using the built in certificate manager and the following: There is a root CA and an intermediate CA from which the server and client certs ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

pfSense Killing Uploads to Any Wordpress Site

I am running a pfSense firewall on version 2.2.6. As far as I remember I have had working rules and have not had any issues uploading to my wordpress sites until this last upgrade. If I try to upload ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

SNMP OID mappings

I am trying to get ifDescr and ifHCInOctets OID from my pfsense firewall. When I issue a Get from snmpwalk: snmpwalk -v 2c -c xxxxx 10.1.0.41 .1.3.6.1.2.1.2.2.1.2 I receive the following output: ...
0
votes
1answer
149 views

Install openLDAP server on pfsense

I have a pfsense router with 25 clients ( linux and windows ). I want to filter the internet traffic for some of the clients using squid guard. I have researched the options and I would like to use ...
0
votes
0answers
97 views

Pfsense multi site-to-site wan with policy based routing

We want to create a Hybrid multi WAN site to site connection between two (and more?) remote offices. The office has two WAN connections to the HQ. One MPLS and one ordinary Internet connection. In ...
0
votes
0answers
111 views

Routing host traffic through Linux KVM (pfSense) router

I have a pfSense virtual machine running on a CentOS 7 host. The host has 2 network adapters, enp1s0 and enp3s0. enp3s0 is connected to a bridge br1. My pfSense virtual machine is also connected to ...
2
votes
0answers
44 views

SquidGuard holding navigation

This is my first question within ServerFault. So I beg you pardon if the question here is a little out of context or too long. I haven't found anything on the internet so I'm recurring to you. I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

pfSense Load Balancing sticky connection timeout

In pfSense 2 under Settings > Advanced > Miscellaneous there is an option to enable sticky connections for the Load Balancing. If you enable the use of sticky connections you can define the source ...
0
votes
0answers
483 views

pfsense WAN Gateway Offline or pending Status

I have a strange issue as my WAN is either offline or in pending state. I have checked on my Laptop and its working fine. I have tried to swap ISP on network card and again the network card works ...
1
vote
2answers
250 views

pfSense NAT not passing traffic

I have a pfSense 2.2.6 firewall setup. Public IP: xx.xx.174.162/28 Virtual IP: xx.xx.174.170/32 I created a NAT rule setup: WAN TCP * * xx.xx.174.170 80 (HTTP) 10.0.1.60 80 ...
-3
votes
1answer
175 views

sftp not working, but ssh is working [closed]

I have a nat rule in my firewall to allow port 22 traffic through pfsense. I am able to SSH into my server but sftp through filezilla is getting timed out and not connecting. I tried with the local ...
0
votes
1answer
165 views

How to set 1Mb speed per host in pfsense

Currently we are using pfsense latest version and I want to assign download speed upto 1Mbps per host and also setup squid proxy and working on bridgh mode in pfsense box.
1
vote
1answer
78 views

Unable to access IP addresses within my own country. pfSense showing packets hit WAN

I have a pfSense firewall that has a WAN with multiple public IP addresses. I use NAT to port forward certain external IPs to internal IPs. I can connect from anywhere except same country. When ...
3
votes
1answer
30 views

Is it possible for a router misconfiguration to cause a telephone line fault/issue? [closed]

I apologise if this is posted in the wrong stackexchange but I am currently in the process of building and testing a router running pfSense. Having recently had a line fault, the BT Openreach ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

mod_rewrite index.php behind varnish server

I have on my pfSense router a Varnish server currently with 4 backends. 3 of the backends go to the same server on my network and the 4th goes to my development server I'm using to get some webapps ...
6
votes
1answer
387 views

pfSense not forwarding DNS to concerned VPS

We are running Xenserver hyper-visor and I created 5 VM and 1VM for pfSense so all VMs are in 172.16.0.0/24 range attached to pfSenese LAN interface. pfSense has two interfaces: LAN (172.16.0.100 as a ...
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Not able to block site on pfsense firewall with squid+squidgaurd

Currently running pfsense latest version and set the transparent proxy using squid with squidgaurd for filter but https is not enable because this feature not work well. So that I want to block sites ...
0
votes
0answers
48 views

Connection timed out when using ssh to connect to a machine on a pfSense subnet (using port forwarding)

I get a connection time out when I try to ssh into a machine inside a pfSense firewall network. The computer I am connecting from is on the same subnet as the pfSense firewall. That is my computer's ...
0
votes
0answers
26 views

Super confused about possible NAT kerfuffle

I have a PFSense running on a ZBox at the moment - there are 4 Interfaces: LAN 1(192.168.2.0/24) WAN 1(192.168.2.0/24) (I know, same address, but this IF only connects to a modem, everything ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

SSL certificate issue with git on pfsense

i have installed pfsense latest version and user are working on phpstorm and netbeans editors with git (https) and on gateway i have installed pfsense and configure transparent proxy using ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

pfSense security: is the host of a virtual pfSense firewall accessible via ssh when the network interface has been assigned to pfSense?

Can the host of a virtual pfSense machine be accessed (via ssh) when the WAN interface is assigned to pfSense? Would the drivers need to be installed on the host, guest or both? Would it respond to ...