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.

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pfsense(2.3.1_5) Squid transparent proxy redirects internally hosted sites from http to https

I'm having an issue with Squid's transparent proxy on my pfSense firewall. My company hosts an internal git server at the following address (for example purposes) http://git.gitserver.com/. From our ...
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How to use pfSense as a firewall in order to assign url whitelists to IP groups

In a corporate network without DHCP, the temporary solution to whitelist a couple of useful sites is to change the hosts file under Windows/System32/drivers/etc/ but since modern sites tend to change ...
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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 ...
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VMWare ESXi 6 with pfsense as router on one nic for 3x windows server

I just ordered dedicated server i7 4790 with 16GB ram and 1xHDD 7200rpp, with one Nic (2 available, 1 is unplugged), 5 Ips. Is it possible to run 3x VMs (Windows server) and 1x VMs for pfsense on ...
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How to give VMs access to the internet in an OVH server?

I have a SoYouStart server which is from OVH. I installed proxmox on it and I can access proxmox and use proxmox to access the web just fine. Any VM I install however can't access the wider internet ...
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PfSense box not passing traffic between WAN and LAN

I just tried to insert a PfSense box into my network and I seem to have broken something in the process. Need some outside help to point out any errors I might have missed. The setup was working ...
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Setup DMZ in Pfsense with virtual servers, physical Pfsense server

I am looking for some networking tips on how to set up a DMZ in Pfsense and place some virtual servers in that DMZ. Right now my network looks like: Uverse (Static IPs) -> Pfsense -> WAN -> (Virtual ...
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site to site vpn between sonicwall and pfsense

The problem i am facing is establishment of a site to site VPN in between pfSense( version 2.0.1) and SonicWall Pro2040 Enhanced ( Firmware Version: SonicOS Enhanced 4.2.1.4-7e) . All of the ...
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Hyper-V unbind NIC from host

I have a server with 2 NICs. NIC1: direct cable from modem (ISP provides 8 public IPs). NIC2: to the internal network. Software is Hyper-V Server. Created 2 Virtual Switches in Hyper-V, one with ...
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Pfsense: Inbound Load Balancing https with sticky connection

first of all I'm very sorry for my English... This is my scenario: Internet Firewall+LB: pfsense_1(Active) + pfsense_2(Passive) in CARP Pool servers: 3 x nginx(PHP5+HTTP+HTTPS) Pfsense 1 and 2 ...
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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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Configuration to connect an Acess Point into a pfSense Network

At the moment I have an wired network provided by my pfSense router. I bought an Access point (tl-wa801nd access point), in order to have a wireless network in my wired network. In my computer host, I ...
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pfSense Outbound NAT not working

I have a VMware vSphere Hypervisor with several Hadoop VMs running. Since our support activated Port Security on our router, only two MACs are allowed to be connected to one port of the router. This ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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squid + pfsense user authentication

I'm having a very strange problem with squid 3 and pfSense. Since I'm using a community created squid3 package for pfSense I'm not willing to rule out the possibility that it's a bug in the pfSense ...
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What “traffic flow” would be right in a transparent “squid + dansguardian” pfsense setup?

my thought (i'm not sure if its right): lan interface traffic comes into port 80 destination port is redirected to 8080 (dans guardian) dansguardian outputs traffic to port 3128 (squid) squid ...
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Reverse Proxy multi-subnets

I'm having some problems that I think I should not be ordinarily facing. But after being beating senseless by this, I'm calling out uncle. I have previously posted something along these lines here: ...
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pfSense - Site to Site OpenVPN

I have two pfSense 2.1 servers running with LANs of 192.168.0.0/24 and 192.168.10.0/24. The pfSense servers are 192.168.0.1 and 192.168.10.1 I just configured an OpenVPN site to site tunnel, that ...
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pfSense - IKEv2 with EAP-RADIUS: Any fallback option if the RADIUS server is down?

I'm deploying an IKEv2 VPN authenticating against a RADIUS service within a pfSense 2.3-RELEASE box. But I'm afraid of the complications of this approach when the RADIUS server is down. Since the ...
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Nat or Static Route in pfsense

I installed PFsense on VMware with two interfaces. 1.WAN -> 192.168.1.110 ->Bridge Getaway->192.168.1.1=>Modem IP 2.LAN -> 10.1.1.1 ->LAN Segment how config Nat and ...
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pfsense inter vlan slow speed

In our company we use pfsesne 2.3 as a router. Problem is with inter-vlan transfer, which is very slow about 150kbit/s in both ways. Its very strange , network is 1GB , transfers inside vlan's are god ...
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Turn-key VPN setup to make server behind firewall accessible

I am looking to a solution for a following problem - on a location A, I am allowed to use as much bandwidth as required, with the caveat that I am constantly behind a firewall without a public IP ...
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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 ...
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How to combine multiple route hops using one (pfSense) router?

I am trying to come up with a way to consolidate two routers into one. I have the following network configuration: LAN <-- a/24 --> NAT Firewall <-- x/29 --> Router <-- y/30 --> ...
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Simulate massive network traffic [closed]

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Pfsense OpenVPN Site to Site Routing issues

I know this question has been asked a plethora of times before and I have looked over probably 100 different answers and still can't seem to get this to work. I'm trying to create a very simple site ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Where are pfsense log files?

Where can the pfsense log files be located and viewed? I have searched the documentation and it doesn't indicate the log files location for the various components of pfsense.
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 modem(WAN),...
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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. ...
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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 ...