pfsense

  1. R

    siting an ips/ids/dnsBlock(PfSense? or ClearOs?) in a vpn cascade?

    Current: Inet->wan-AC68u (ipsec passthrough)-lan ->wan-AX11000gt Hello all, Firstly, I wish everyone safe and well during this time of global worry. Please, could you kindly help me out, I think I know what to do, however I don't want to sway advice with my inexperienced opinion. After 8...
  2. L

    router for home network update

    It is finally time to updgrade my old Draytek 2130 wired router. It served admirably for nearly 10 years, and can maintain 700Mbit hardware NAT throughput to WAN on my 1Gb Comcast internet, but it is showing it's age with slow VPN encryption and old VPN security standards. And I guess my new...
  3. R

    Need guidance on network setup

    Hi Folks, I would appreciate some guidance on planning/optimizing my network layout. I am not very well versed with network planning or network infra but have played around with different tech over a period of time. The first pic is my current network layout. A couple of points: * 2 separate...
  4. dugaduga

    Pfsense VM WAN IP set but not routing through AsusWRT OpenVPN tunnel

    I'm testing out PFsense in a Virtualbox. PFsenses WAN is set to a static IP configured on the AsusWRT to be strictly routed through an OpenVPN tunnel; it sits on this IP and yet nothing is going through the OpenVPN tunnel. Its somehow going through the WAN on AsusWRT. I can't figure this one...
  5. W

    Question about DNS VPN

    Hi All, Would someone give me some pointers on the following? I have two VPN client connections through my VPN provider to two different locations. I have set up Aliases for devices that I want on each VPN and aliases for the DNS servers. The connection work great but it seems that the DNS...
  6. cmkelley

    Discussion - OpenSSL 1.1.1 and beyond

    I was having a thought about OpenSSL 1.1.1 and started the below as a response in a different thread, but I realize it's grown wildly off-topic for that thread. This is just a discussion point and a request for someone with more understanding than I to chime in as to if I'm on the right track...
  7. G

    PFSense - Guest Wi-Fi without VLAN's ?

    hhh
  8. sfx2000

    [pfSense] - pfSense 2.4.4 - Gold Subs are will be free to all

    This is a good deal for all pfSense users and folks that might be interested in adopting pfSense for their gateway/router platforms. https://www.netgate.com/blog/pfsense-gold-free-starting-with-2-4-4.html Starting with the upcoming release of pfSense® 2.4.4, all of the services previously...
  9. R

    Fixed Wireless LTE pfSense router

    I will be moving within the next month and a fixed LTE provider will be my best internet option. I will be using at&t since the have numerous towers in my area with multiple band options allowing me the ability to aggregate them. My question pertains to compatibility between three products for...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    QNAP Updates Entry-Level Rackmount NASes, Adds pfSense VM

    QNAP updated its TS-x32XU line of SMB-level rack-mounted NASes. Available in 4-bay, 8-bay or 12-bay models, with single or redundant power supplies, these refreshed NASes are powered by a new 64-bit Alpine AL-324 ARMv8 Cortex-A57 quad-core 1.7 GHz processor by Annapurna Labs, and DDR4 memory...
  11. C

    VLAN traffic coming in on the wrong interface

    I know vlan tagging is not really officially supported, but figured I'd ask here if anyone has had the same issue as me... I have a 2 NIC pfsense box, with the lan interface having 2 extra vlans, 4 (10.0.0.1/24) and 5. I have an Asus RT-ac3100 in AP mode with asuswrt-merlin running on it and am...
  12. OGroteKoning

    DIY Router with pfsense and fibrex

    So, because I was advised by Merlin and others on here to get a more powerful router … I got myself one of those HP 8200 SFF elite PCs and thought - build a router! It is way overkill but, for a reason. What I want to do is have a router that can manage multiple VPN connections without losing...
  13. B

    Running out of PCIe Slots

    Hi guys, So I'm finally getting parts for my PFSense box but I have encounter a bump on the way which I can't figure out what to do about it. So my motherboard has the following PCI Slots: 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 1 x PCI I need 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 for Wi-Fi NIC Cards as one will be for...
  14. B

    Building a decent PC for VPN - Is this any good ?

    Hi All, I have issues with VPN speeds as many people on the forum do and yes I have tried switching to different countries but it doesn't work very well unfortunately as well as buying another router and all those “VPN” advertised routers are crap because they have crappy processors and even if...
  15. K

    Home Firewall for 1Gb fiber feed

    I would greatly appreciate any suggestions for a home firewall that can handle 1 Gbs fiber to the house. My current setup is a Zyxel USG 20 to a Cisco Sg500 switch. I have two ports free on the SG500 for uplinks (I use only one, but I can run LAG if needed - though this seems extreme a 1...
  16. XabiX

    Your recommendations on my Home network architecture

    Hello SNB friends, I have been reading a lot around but most of the time, I don't find a similar network to get the best ideas on how to setup my home network. Usually companies will have a network architect and security guru that would be able to help :) Here is what I had in mind: The...
  17. sfx2000

    pfSense 2.4 upgrade...

    Now that 2.4 is out... Seems good, no issues with the upgrade, but this is netgate hardware... Rolling change from 2.3.3 to 2.4... https://pastebin.com/i2RCThSe
  18. JustinDevelops

    rt-ac68u Guest Wireless in AP not restricting access to LAN

    I have been using ASUS-Merlin on my rt-ac68u for a few years with almost no issues. The past year I have been using Guest Wireless with 'intranet' access disabled. That has also been working great. Yesterday I implemented an PFSense firewall/router device in front of my ac68u (ac68u has dhcp/wan...
  19. Pablo

    VLANs, DHCP, pfSense - Clients cannot get internet access

    Hi, I've been fighting with this for a couple of days. I have a pfSense router with a VLAN4 defined on the LAN interface tagged with id "4". That port is connected to port 1 on the router. My goal is to have a wlan on vlan4. This is how I have configured it: robocfg vlan 4 ports "1t 8t"...
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