pfsense

  1. B

    [FS] Supermicro E300-9D + Rack Kit

    Hi all, I have a Supermicro E300-4CN8TF that needs a new home. It's been rocking ESXi 6.7 (But is capable of 7.0) and doing stellar service for the last few months. But I don't need two of these. So give it a new home - Run PFSense, OPNSense, VMs, Dockers etc. It's got SFP+ / 10Gbe / 4xGbE -...
  2. J

    Need Help Troubleshooting Aliexpress Mini PC (Topton J4125). Can't seem to boot from usb. Very lost.

    Hi everyone. Not sure if this is the right forum. I took the plunge on buying a mini pc off of Aliexpress after watching this video. The mini pc in question that I purchased is this model (looks like they dont offer the J4125 anymore) with no ram/ssd. I started out by following the official...
  3. bryan_v

    [SOLD][CAN/US]3x APU4D2 pfsense router appliances

    UPDATE: ALL SOLD Selling my fully assembled 3x APU4D2 pfsense/router appliances from PCEngines, originally supposed to be part of an office deployment that never happened. Top line specs are: 1 GHz quad core AMD GX-412TC CPU 4x Gigabit Ethernet i211AT LAN 2 GB DDR3-1333 DRAM 16GB mSATA SSD...
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    Looking for working combination of pfsense + 10Gb NIC + 2.5GbE SFP+

    I am looking for a NIC for my new Dell server. I currently have a 2Gb fiber connection delivered on a 2.5GbE link, but in the mid-future will be getting a 10 gig connection and would like to keep my options open with the NIC. Planning to run pfSense over Proxmox. For pfsense's sake, I was...
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    Basic help / step by step to convert home network to L3 / vlan routing

    I hope I'm phrasing the question right. I've got a configuration in place right now, and I want to reconfigure, but the terms and concepts are confusing me a bit. I only sort of understand the concept and I'm trying to learn this stuff and apply it to my setup. At the moment, my inter-VLAN...
  6. J

    pfSense replacing a Cisco Router - not acting as expected

    Hey all. So I have just replaced my old Cisco 2921 with a little pfSense build on a desktop box with an added 4 port NIC card. All just GB connections, so nothing fancy there. I thought it would just be a case of remove and replace. That didn't seem to work though. Firstly, my entire network...
  7. T

    pfSense VMXNET3 bad performance

    I'm having a problem where pfSense on ESXi 7u2 can't push more than half a gigabit through using VMXNET3 adapters inside pfSense with 4 vCPUs, but I can't get gigabit speeds. Only half. I tried disabling Kernel PTI mitigations, disabling network card offloading, raising the queues on the...
  8. maxermaxer

    Is this setup for Pfsense as a router for 1000Mbps WAN?

    I happened to have a chance to buy this fanless router but I am not sure how good it is to use it for Pfsense for a 1000Mbps WAN internet. Can someone shed some light? Thank you! Gargoyle x86 3215U - Intel Celeron 3215U - ADATA AM1L16BC2P1-B1FS 2GB DDR3L-1600MHz SO-DIMM - BIWIN M6225 8GB SSD -...
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    SOLD - [US-PA] OPNsense DEC3840 Firewall

    Edit: This has been sold Selling this DEC3840 that has been upgraded. Shipping via FedEx is included to CONUS from 15272. Only accepting Paypal invoice. DEC3840 Board: Netboard A20 CPU: AMD Embedded EPYC 3101 (Quad Core 2.1Ghz max turbo frequency 2.9Ghz. – 35W – No GPU) RAM: 64GB (2 x SK...
  10. L

    Easiest Method for Layer 3 routing with SONiC, PFSense, and multiple WANs

    After getting through this headache, I'm about to redo my entire home network with my new Celestica DX010 100g running SONiC. My current setup involves putting all the vlans on my pfsense router and letting it do all the intervlan routing. As my network is going to be 100 gigabit capable, layer...
  11. Bradford

    Upgrade from ER-X for home gigabit

    I'm having to use my current home ER-X for a colocation project. Since ER-X seem unavailable at MSRP right now, and since I'm moving to a location with gigabit internet, I want to consider upgrading. I have the following needs: Gigabit throughout Wireguard support OpenVPN support Low power...
  12. J

    [WTB US-MD] Super Micro SuperServer 5018D-FN8T (or the like)

    I want to replace my Unifi Dream Machine Pro and go with a custom system / setup and I am ideally looking for something like the SuperMicro SuperServer 5018D-FN8T - primarily because it has at least one 10Gbit / SFP+ and a handful of 1Gbit ports and a beefy enough CPU for what it is supposed to...
  13. marcoi

    Home network redo of 2021

    I am in the process of upgrading my home network for this year. I am moving to 10GB and also want to redo the networking to make it more efficient etc. My house had some networking done prior to my purchase. I think its all cat 5e. It setup where ports are around the kitchen area, living room...
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    Small office network planning in WFH land

    Not quite sure if this is the right section to post this in - I failed to locate posting guidelines in the forum. Please redirect if I am off course here. We are a small media company adjusting to a primarily WFH reality and with the powers that be deciding to make this change permanent...
  15. L

    Virtualized pfSense OpenVPN performance tweaking

    Welcome to the $1,000,000 question topic :D My OpenVPN install residing on an ESXi 7 host (E5-2695v2, 4C allocated, 8GB RAM) is able to push barely 200Mbps through OpenVPN with Hardware-based VT and IOMMU enabled for the VM. Algorithm is currently AES-128-GCM. Two VMXNET3 NICs are configured...
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    Network setup and gear help

    Hi all! I'm looking to get rid of my current AIO and go with a more managed approach to the home network. Here is what I'm thinking of doing: I have three questions for the parts list: While the Intel I350T4V2 NIC looks great, is it overkill for what I'm wanting to do? I want to make sure...
  17. fossxplorer

    OPNsense stuck at boot in KVM

    Trying to install an OPNsense latest version guest in CentOS 8 and KVM for the first time on HP t730 and it get stuck at boot. Tried pfsense latest version, with the same result. However, it works booting the same image from USB. Any help appreciated :)
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    New Network and Server Stack

    Hey folks, I’ve been noticing that my UnRaid server is getting a tad long in the tooth in terms of speed of docker containers running and the VMs. Granted the server is running on an old FX-8320 and 16GB of DDR3 ram. So I think it’s time to upgrade but I don’t know which path to take...
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    Altice Fiber With Own (PFSense) Router (Idea)

    Hi All, Altice just rolled out fiber in my area (NJ) and I have been searching for a way around using their crap ONT/Gateway AIO. From what i've read, you need to keep the provided hardware and double NAT the network.. This isn't an optimum *pun intended* solution for me. So here is what I am...
  20. Kaishi

    booting pfsense on 5018A-FTN4 server?

    Introduction: I've got a SuperMicro SuperServer 5018A-FTN4, which I bought specifically to use as a gateway for my network. I intended to use pfsense on it, and have been attempting to install pfsense2.4.5-RELEASE-p1 on a pair of SATA SSDs. Hardware in question: The system in question runs an...