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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Configure clients to navigate through specific wan. Pfsense

I have a machine with a pfsense running. It is configured with three ethernet cards. LAN 192.168.2.1/21 WAN1 200.41.X.2/24 WAN2 200.41.X.3/24 ISP Gateway 200.41.X.1 This is a connection with 5 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Does two pfsense + CARP necessarily require two WAN IP?

I am looking to setup CARP following this guide across two pfSense firewalls. I have setup CARP before on a WAN link with a big IP space, so allocating a distinct WAN IP per each device (as shown in ...
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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: ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...