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 not forwarding back packets

I have a pfSense box setup where my WAN interface (em0) is set up in my local network (192.168.1.100) and my LAN interface (em1) is a private network of its own (10.0.0.1). The end goal is to have the ...
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VLANs and Access Point

I have all my network (wired and WiFi) in the same VLAN. I just bought a new Access Point, and am trying to set WiFi Clients to be in VLAN 2. On the AP, I set it to assign VLAN 2 to the clients, and ...
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Pfsense PPTP VPN Error 806

I was previously using another firewall software and simply by port forwarding port 1723 from the ADSL interface to a Windows Server attached to the LAN, we were able to VPN in. Since switching to ...
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pfSense can't access https website

I have just installed pfSense on a PC Engines APU1D4 to evaluate as an alternative to a Soekris 5501 + OpenBSD based setup, I have a PPPoE WAN configuration. The pf rules, NAT and PPPoE ...
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IPv6 LAN to IPv4 with PFsense

Is it possible to setup PFsense to do IPv6 to IPv4? I am setting up an IPv6 LAN for "testing" and also to mess around with and I can't get an IPv6 address from my ISP so I need a way to change IPv6 ...
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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 with multi WAN failover

I have two Linux box running PFsense, one of them is a master and the other one is a backup. The master is having IP 192.168.1.2 and backup is having IP 192.168.1.3. I have created a VIP 192.168.1.1 ...
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PFsense postfix troubleshooting - SMTP headers [on hold]

I am trying to setup google as mail relay but running into some troubles. I get an error that 550-5.1.1 The email account that you tried to reach does not exist My custom main in pfsense looks ...
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Setup vNetwork Distributed Switch VLAN + pfSense on ESXi Single Host with 3 NICs [on hold]

I`m stuck trying setup VLAN on the combo vCenter using Distributed Switch + pfSense, my setup: Single Host ESXi with 3 NICs (LAN + WAN + DMZ - last one is only an isolated subnet for servers) ...
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Host command tries several servers

I have a DNS server (pfSense) for my LAN, working perfectly, but some timeouts occur that I can't explain. Especially the "host" command gives the correct answer immediately, but then tries 2 times ...
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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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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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Vpn tunnel to Amazon VPC with pfsense

I'm trying to create an ipsec tunnel between my office and our Amazon VPC. However I have never used ipsec before so I'm at lost. The gateway/firewall is running pfsense 2.1.3-RELEASE (i386) on ...
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Disabling bypass mode on Intel NICs

I'm trying to install PFSense on some decommissioned firewall gear. I've installed PFSense just fine, except for the two NICs are stuck in bypass mode. I don't see any options in the BIOS to edit ...
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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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Simplest DNS solution for remote offices

I look after a bunch of remote offices that connect via VPN - a Cisco ASA 5505 in each office acts as Firewall and VPN end point. Beyond that we keep things as simple as possible in the offices to ...
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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 cant seem to get this to work. Im trying to create a very simple site to ...
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Pfsense over Ubuntu 12.04

Is it required to install virtual box in order to install pfsense? I mean I would like to directy install pfsense over ubuntu 12.04 operating system without needing any virtualbox like software? Does ...
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How to configure pfsense to allow vpn clients to appear as if they are coming from the PFSense WAN?

I have a specific host I need to get to via ssh (call it 'work'). I have a static IP at my client location (call it 'client') to enable access to this remote 'work' box. The people at 'work' then ...
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PFSense / Snort / OpenVPN - one WAN interface

I have a pfsense box running both Snort and OpenVPN. The VPN worked great before installing Snort, now intermittently I cannot connect. Should I whitelist the port that the VPN uses on the WAN ...
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pfSense in VMWare Cannot Access Web Control

I'm running VMWare ESXi Free on a rented box. I have 2 physical NICs, 1 connected to the Internet, one connected to the Private Network in our DC. Each NIC is connected to a vSwitch and each vSwitch ...
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QoS settings for Wi-Fi calling on pfSense firewall/gateway?

The new version of iOS 8 as well as Android supports Wi-Fi Calling with multiple cellular providers including T-Mobile in the US. I am currently running pfSense as the primary Internet gateway for ...
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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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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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pfsense NAT router - “live with” double nat (airport express)

I have a setup that have worked for years with a fiber to a NAT router to clients. Clients are typically cheap NAT routers of any kind. Setup like this Fiber from ISP | Router, pfsense -WAN - ...
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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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Route Public Subnet AND create NAT internal subnet

my ISP just gave me a subnet of public IP addresses and a single public IP in their network so that I can route those. I'm trying to use pfsense to do this. Basically I want to expose the public IPs ...
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Pfsense mbuf full, what to do?

I noticed today that the MBUF usage has hit its limit. Apparently the site I'm running under pfsense is having some troubles too, I'd like to know if it would be safe to just sysctl ...
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Use multiple WAN IP addresses on a single VLAN

Our ISP has given us a /25 range of IP addresses on our lease line. We want to be able to create several VLAN's and direcly assign each VLAN with any number of these WAN IP addresses. For example - ...
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pfSense router gives DNS rebinding warning when accessing subdomains

I have just set up a router running pfSense on our network and forwarded the appropriate ports. I have a small web server running in my network, and a domain name pointing to our (WAN) IP. When ...
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CentOS Server can't exit pfSense Network

Not sure if this is a routing issue or a firewall issue, or maybe a problem with the ifcfg-file of the CentOS machine. Here is the situation. I just got a 600Mb fiber connection from my ISP into the ...
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Cannot Make a Cisco IPSec VPN Connection Through a PFSense Firewall

We are building an onsite network here and we are using PFSense 2.0 as our firewall. We have no trouble connecting to various services and other VPNs but for some reason we cannot connect using ...
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1 Public IP 1 NIC ESXi to multipule VMs (with external access)

So I have purchased a Server from https://www.kimsufi.com/fr/index.xml, KS-5A to be exact. Kimsufi only give you 1 Public IP address and 1 NIC to work with, and you cannot purchase more. I have ...
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Strongswan ipsec linux not passing traffic after established

I currently have two PFsense routers that connect over the WAN using a similar configuration and traffic is passed with no issue. I'm trying to set up a 2nd path over 4G WWAN and have to use linux ...
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External IP becomes unreachable sporadically

I have a very strange problem - We have a lease line with 50 odd external IP addresses on it. We do a 1:1 assignment and Outgoing IP assignment to interfaces on a pfsense proxy server. For each ...
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PFSense NATing to a load balanced server

I apologize for not being able to post the network diagram here but as this is my first time asking a question here I am not allowed. So here is the scenario: We have a site that is build with a ...
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Openvpn: no response from server in tcp handshake

I am attempting to connect to an openVPN server that I created on pfSense 2.2.3 by using tunnelblick on my Macbook. Whenever I attempt to connect using either OpenVPN version 2.3.6 or 2.3.7 (all that ...
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Same VLAN for LAN only and Internet users on 802.1x network with pfSense as gateway

I am creating an ISP for a student residence. The LAN is already there and working, with several CISCO switches. I want to provide Internet by a secured and automatic way to those who pay for it ...
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What could cause files > 50kb to timeout? (PFSense Router)

I've got a PF Sense box acting as a gateway work the LAN at my work, with packet filtering enabled (for QOS purposes) files > 50kb cannot be attached to email, uploaded to web pages etc... even ...
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No Internet on router with pfSense [closed]

Sorry in advance if a similar question has already been posted. I am with Sky for broadband and have a router providing DSL connectivity. I have a cheap 64 bit desktop PC running pFsense as a ...
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pfSense: Cannot filter flood of multicast packets being blocked by default

There are multiple devices under a different subnet on our LAN sending a flood of multicast packets. I've tried to allow this type of traffic, but it does not seem to work.
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Routing between pfSense Subnets and IPSec VPN

I have a pfSense Router, which is the endpoint of a site-to-site IPSec VPN. In the pfSense the main LAN Interface is 10.0.2.1/24 and it has a virtual IP 10.0.125.1/24 The IPSec Phase 2 connects the ...
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Pfsense firewall log format and packets data length

In pfsense firewall logs there are many fields described here: https://doc.pfsense.org/index.php/Filter_Log_Format_for_pfSense_2.2 I would like to get some statistics from these logs about traffic, ...
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Summary Error Configuring HAProxy via pfSense

I configured a frontend record that is refering to a backend server pool with one record. The referred HAProxy Backend server pool contains a single record with the Max con value set to 2000. In the ...
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L2TP + IPSec pfSense: can ping, no access

I am in process of setting up a L2TP + IPSec VPN (site to client) server based on pfSense. While being connected to the VPN, I am able to ping any of the resources (e.g google.com, as well as anybody ...
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Cant ping openvpn server from pfsense lan

I have a PF sense set up as a Openvpn client. The server is a Windows server running openvpn. Behind the pfsense is a lan. Strange enough I can't ping the server at 10.8.0.1 using the clients in the ...
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Windows 7 behavior on network link between SonicWALL and pfSense

I have two networks behind two different firewall at the same site. I have linked them together by using a spare interface on each device. Network 1 - pfSense 10.0.10.0/24 Network 2 - SonicWALL ...
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Is this my network being flooded?

I noticed this strange pattern on the bandwidth graph of the pfsense firewall on my work network: If I'm reading it righ, there is a constant stream of 6 Mbps data going from the local network into ...
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WLAN card as LAN interface?

I have a system with 2 network adapters: a wifi card (atheros) and an ethernet card. Both network adapters are recognized by pfsense 2.1 without problems, but I don't know how to configure it: I ...
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Virtualized pfSense 2.0.1 affecting Hyper-V host connectivity? arp?

The Setup I have setup pfSense 2.0.1 (64bit-amd image) as a host in Hyper-V. As described in other blogs I had to do the “ifconfig down deX”, “ifconfig up deX” to get the network up and running. The ...