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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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Openvpn(on Pfsense) behind NAT, not connecting

I have Pfsense firewall behind a NAT gateway . Huawei router --> pfsense --> LAN network i have setup openvpn on pfsense with wizard, forwarded ports from Huawei router to pfsense WAN port of ...
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Expose pfsense port on windows hyper-v

Need advice, i have pfsense server who running on Hyper-V host with this topology: Hyper-V host have 2 network interface: Interface with public IP Interface with Private IP who comunicate with ...
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pfSense - How to allow traffic only to the internet for part of hosts?

I have computers on my network that I want to allow access to LAN resources - I created an alias with their IP addresses (LAN_WHITELIST). For the other devices I would like to do Internet access only. ...
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Connectivity interrupted on pfsense/openvpn

I have OpenVPN running on a pfsense server hosted in AWS. I am able to connect to the vpn successfully and the correct DNS servers are pushed down to my mac. This needs to be in place since private ...
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How to get hard disk status from RAID with SmartCTL for monitoring purposes?

I have a FreeBSD with a RAID running 3 Hard Disks. I was given the challenge to monitor its RAID - If a hard disk fails or it presents some problem i need to know. So, the first thing i am doing right ...
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How to connect a pfSense firewall into my current setup?

Currently I have an ASUS RT-AC68U router that routes my traffic, provides WiFi connectivity (private network + guest network). There are 4 devices that connect to the wired network via its ethernet ...
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Cannot connect to OPNsense web console from LAN

I'm facing a strange issue with a new install of OPNsense on ESXi 6.7 that I hope someone can help me figure out. I'm thinking the problem is on ESXi not OPNsense, since I had a working setup using ...
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I want to set up a DMZ on a pfSense virtual appliance but with LAN and WAN having the same subnet

173.16.0.0 (Intranet/LAN) === (DMZ/10.10.10.1) === 173.16.0.0 (Extranet/WAN) I have an intranet (173.16.0.0) on the LAN interface and extranet (also 173.16.0.0) on the WAN interface of a pfSense ...
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Re-route all internet traffic through firewall

I'm setting up a dual firewall setup with a DMZ and an internal network. The servers are dedicated root servers running Debain Bullseye, all necessarily having a NIC with a public IP. In addition, ...
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syslog-ng - set a value or macro based on value of another macro

I have a patterndb config that is parsing pfsense filterlog messages to extract the various fields to send to Azure Sentinel in CEF format, it is largely working fine I need to set the Severity field ...
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Multi gateway work with HAProxy and VPN?

We have a situation where we will have two physical router gateways on the network, each connected to its own ISP. Due to business requirements, we cannot merge the two WANs onto a single router, thus ...
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Allow access to lab network in addition to main network using OpenVPN?

I have an OpenVPN Server on a Debian VM on the 192.168.0.0/24 network so that I can access it from outside. I have recently created a new Lab network that has the subnet 10.20.5.0 so that I can ...
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Installing pfsense 2.5.2 ( freebsd 12 ) in KVM

Seems that I am having an issue installing pfsense firewall which is build on freeBSD12 into a qemu/kvm in Ubuntu. When it starts to boot, prior to the 'Install Box' I get a kernal panic Image of fail ...
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How to Save and Force Update of Dynamic DNS on pfSense?

Everytime the IP address of my pfSense changes i have to log-in to the panel, then go to Services > Dynamic DNS > Actions [Edit] > ♻ Save & Force Update Please, how do i do this using ...
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Virtual IPs on pfSense

Setting up a new pfSense router, and I'm a bit confused on how to choose between IP Alias or Proxy ARP for my needs. I do not intend to setup HA, so I'm assuming CARP is unnecessary. I have a public ...
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Azure VPN <> Head Office <> OpenVPN - No Communication

To give some idea of the network architecture and the issue; Head Office has a Pfsense firewall with a site-to-site IPSec VPN connection to some virtual machines in Azure. When on site (192.168.1.1/22)...
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custom tinc setup in pfsense withut webgui

I have a running a tinc VPN (Layer3, Mode=router) with dozents of hosts, most with multiple IPs and Subnets. Currently all running Linux and the hosts-files are synchronized by rsync (StrictSubnets=...
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PfSense: VLAN configuation

I have some problem in making VLAN working. My configuration is pretty simple: I have an esx host where I have created a port group for VLAN10. On that host I have pfsense and a windows VM . PfSense ...
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Unable to load nginx websites on LAN when remotely connected via OpenVPN

Okay here is the basic issue: I can't connect to my HTML webpage (A Docker container's config - e.g. Unifi controller, SABnzbd, etc. - these are all behind a reverse proxy) when I'm connected to my ...
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Digital ocean internal network questions

I created two Droplets in Digital Ocean. 1 - A Docker (Linux) based VM, it has an external and an internal address 2 - A pfSense VM based on an image that I created locally and uploaded. It is on the ...
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PFSense on Hyper-V - Can't Access VMs from hypervisor

I'm hoping someone can help clarify what i'm doing, perhaps i'm missing something obvious, but I'm trying to setup PFSense as a VM on my workstation. I've ceated two virtual switches, one external (...
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Tips for managing safe and insecure PC mixes [closed]

There are two buildings connected by an optical fiber, each with 3-10 PCs but in a mix of PCs used in a business context and some in homes. Unfortunately, when the network was designed years ago, no ...
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pfSense - expose LAN to the WAN network

I am at the point I really need some help to configure pfSense. I am getting no support from the IT and half of the time I am not sure things are not working because of me and my limited experience, ...
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How can I setup NAT with multiple public IPs (/29 subnet) on pfSense?

Our ISP provides a /29 subnet which includes the following IPs: Network Address: 199.1.1.0 Router/Gateway Address: 199.1.1.1 Usable IP addresses: 199.1.1.2 - 199.1.1.6 I would like each of the 5 ...
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strange NAT issues with pfSense to vagrant VM

This one has got me confused: I have a pfSense firewall (let's call it pfs) and behind it several servers. I NAT several services from my public IP to different servers on the LAN without any issues. ...
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Pfsense : using the server to resolve hostnames as ip in local vlans

I made a network with 3 machines, one is a pfsense server that manage a captive portal, a dns, dhcp server and firewall rules, it is in a trunk network. The second pc is a server hosting some services ...
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Pfsense upstream gateway how it works?

I have 2 pfsense firewall setup in my office with 2 ISP, the primary firewall is connected to both ISP-1 AND ISP-2 and the secondary firewall that has OpenVPN setup is only connected to ISP-2. now ...
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Cant ping LAN devices with Pfsense and OpenVPN

I am currently doing a test for our OpenVPN setup through Pfsense, we have 2 Pfsense running on the network, For the default gateway of the LAN Network as Main Firewall. For the OpenVPN Clients as a ...
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Problems with WDS on different subnets

I'm setting up a WDS (Windows Deployment Service), the WDS server is in a different subnet than the clients that need PXE. These subnets are connected through a VPN tunnel. Routers are pfsense. But on ...
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pfSense RADIUS challenge

I'm trying to configure my pfSense box (running 2.5.2-RELEASE) to use my RADIUS server for admin login authentication. My RADIUS server challenges for a TOTP code after getting the correct password, ...
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IPv6: Server can't ping gateway (pfSense) but gets IP

I have three servers which should now also get IPv6 connectivity besides the IPv4. Servers: Pi4 (Raspberry Pi OS) Nextcloud (Debian 10; Nextcloud as snap) Mailserver (Debian 10; mailcow as docker, ...
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PFsense High-Availability - issues with sync of VLAN interface

So I am trying to build a firewall with a primary and secondary, High-Availability structure. I have configured each of these 2 VirtualBox VMs in GNS3 to connect to each other (for a SYNC) interface, ...
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Connection timeout when hitting port-forwarded endpoint; works fine with local IP

In pfSense, I have this rule: https://i.imgur.com/10jE1Gs.png Where 192.168.1.203 is my target machine and I have a rancher app hosted at port 8081. If I hit https://MY_DOMAIN_NAME:8081--...
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pfSense: Block all traffic

I have created a pfSense firewall instance on Azure VNet and configured port forwarding so that pfSense should monitor all the traffic of VM. I have blocked all the WAN traffic on the firewall, but ...
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pfSense as IPSec remote access client

I have a pfSense router in a residential environment and need to use IPSec/IKEv2 as a remote access client to a commercial VPN provider. I know the pfSense web UI doesn't support the router being the ...
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Configuring PFSense to exclude specific external ip address

Pfsense is installed on top of five dedicated servers, NAT rules are already defined and everything works fine. Now, I want to have one of the external IP addresses to be ignored by pfsense gateway. ...
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pfSense NAT to server in a second LAN subnet behind an internal second router (not working)

I have a pfSense firewall/router that is exposing some services to my public ip. This is working fine, as long as the service is on the primary LAN subnet (192.168.1.0/24), let's call it LAN-A. E.g. ...
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Webserver over pfSense Virtual IP not working

On pfSense 2.4.4-p2 I have configured second WAN IP/29 as virtual IP, which would be needed for Website access, as WAN net ports are already used. I'm unable to access it remotely. External DNS entry ...
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Change Internet facing IP for Exchange server

I have to change Internet facing IP for Exchange server 2016 CU21. We use pfSense as a routing solution, on which New Gateway is set - New ISP, works withouth issues. Upstream Gateway set on x.x.x.161/...
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pfsense NAT DNS to different LAN IPs

I have a pfsense firewall, and I need to NAT connection on WAN port 80 to LAN servers. Ex: server1.mydomain.com to 192.168.100.200 server2.mydomain.com to 192.168.100.201 I have no idea how to do that....
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Automatically updating the CRL for pfSense

I want to be able to automatically update the certificate revocation list on a virtual pfSense server running OpenVPN. I don't want the certificate authority to be on the same vpn server, but if ...
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PfSense Fedora L2TP VPN stop traffic flow on HTTP hit

I have configured L2TP VPN on PfSense 21.05-RELEASE (amd64) and fedora 33 as client, once VPN is connected I can ping remote host but as soon as I tied to hit HTTP site (google.com) traffic flow of ...
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PfSense FreeBSD on OVH Public Instance - no internet connection

I have no internet connectivity in freshly installed PfSense system. Steps: I've created OVH instance with Ubuntu and I mounted mfsbsd image. After booting to mfsbsd there was also internet problem. ...
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Bridged pfsense interface is not responding to ping request and ignoring ping reply

I have a firewall (pfsense) with the LAN and the DMZ configured as a logically bridged interface in pfsense, to share the same ip address. Currently, it is running in virtualbox, the LAN is a host-...
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Allow permitted ip to access url using HAProxy

I'm using pfsense with HAProxy package. Using simple rule i would like to only allow access to a website if the IP is in the allow list. For some reason im always getting a 404 response and cannot ...
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Pfsense monitoring Icinga2 - CRITICAL - Plugin timed out after 10 seconds

Recently added new pfsense system, existing one working as expected.I have installed package nagios-plugins on pfsense for monitoring like existing pfsense. Existing ssh-keygen -t ed25519 using for ...
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Pfsense DNS address could not be found

I was accessing a site daily until this morning. Now I cannot ping the site through ping on my pfsense firewall or on a client behind the firewall. I have made no changes to the firewall. If I bypass ...
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The other member is on a different configuration version of pfSense. Sync will not be done to prevent problems! It is possible force resync?

Some days ago I install a new second pfSense firewall. I recovered the configuration from the previous one, to put this new one as a CARP Backup the same way other on was before. After that, fixed all ...
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pfsense: After restoring config boot stops at "TSC: P-state invariant"

I'm setting up a brand new pfsense and it works fine. Then I restore the configuration from another working installation and when I try to reboot it freezes soon after mouting the / partition and ...
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Pfsense GRE to Proxmox Openvirtualswitch gateway not going up

So, I run pfsense on Hetzner Cloud and proxmox on Hetzner Cloud. Both are VMs. The Hetzner network is very restricted. I found a solution: GRE tunnels. The following setup works: pve machine = 10.0.0....
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