pfsense

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    SR-IOV i350T4 on Hyper-V to pfSense/FreeBSD VM?

    Yes, I know pfSense is meant to run fine on abstracted virtual switches. But I have hardware that will expose SR-IOV to the VM, so I'd prefer to use that, if at all possible. I can provide SR-IOV to a Windows VM fine and can even find details for setting it up for Linux, but am getting nowhere...
  2. O

    Anyone have experience with Opnsense?

    i need to realize a new firewal with some function (qos/shaping/failover) on an alix apu2c4 board. now i use iptables only but only console managemetn is hard on complex situation.... pfsense vs opnsense? suggestion?
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    Difference between A1SRi-2758F and A1SAi-2750F?

    Hi all, I'd like to buy up a 2nd-hand C2000 board (after checking that it's a newer revision that doesn't suffer from "that" notorious bug, of course). What are the notable differences between the Supermicro A1SRi-2758F and A1SAi-2750F? Requirements: mini-ITX form factor and silent (or...
  4. N

    Need help - Pfsense hangs while shutting down

    I have this wierd issue with pfsense 2.3.4-Release as well as with 2.3.4 p1. Actually it was rock solid before on 2.3.4 and I tried to apply the patch P1 and trouble started. I wiped out and did a clean install and still has this issue. SMART does not show any errors on the 16gb SSD. My...
  5. O

    PFSense Build - Hardware Advice

    Below are the parts for my build. It will be used in a small business (16 computers + mobiles phone ...) with 150Mbps internet. Will this be okay with squid/squidguard/snort + antivirus running? What are some things I should know when setting up PFSense? Also can you confirm that I have the...
  6. E

    Sophos XG

    I am interested to know why there appears to be little love for sophos xg home version (or even UTM) from everybody. Does it miss something or not do what it should do ? Is the 4 cpu / 6gb a limit ? Does everybody just prefer open source OPNsense of PFsense ? Worried that they will suddenly...
  7. J

    Low Power pfsense build ... Denverton?

    I want to build a low power pfsense box for my house and have been waiting for the Denverton release. My internet speed is 100 Down/10 Up so I know I don't need anything too powerful but I want to plan for future upgrades my ISP makes and have QuickAssist for OpenVPN. Other planned uses for the...
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    LB6M and PfSense vlan routing issue

    I have read a ton of posts on here and tried just about everything I could to try and get my LB6M to "trunk" data to my firewall. I am trying to build a router on a stick configuration. FW Config <?xml version="1.0"?> -<pfsense> <version>15.5</version> <lastchange/> -<system>...
  9. C

    Small and Silent PFSENSE build recommendations

    I've had my Ubiquiti ER-X for quite a while now and while I really like its price point and general ease of use, I'm looking to get back into pfSense for something that really provides me with a bit more customizability and power when it comes to my primary home routing device. That being...
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    Need pfSense Hardware Advice for Gigabit Internet

    Hi All, A few months ago, I started a thread asking advice for pfSense hardware to support a 150/150 Mbps home connection. In the end, I decided to go with the APU2C4, and I've been very happy with that decision, until now. I figured that would hold me over for the next few years at least. But...
  11. cheezehead

    pfSense 2.5 - Hardware Requirements

    Long-term planning for anyone pfSense 2.5 will require a CPU with AES-NI on-chip. pfSense 2.5 and AES-NI Also, in the near-term, pfSense 2.4 will be 64-bit only.
  12. Patrick

    pfSense on ARM!

    Looking good!
  13. Geran

    Advice on firewall software/appliance

    So after building up my network over the last couple months with the approval of the boss (aka wife), I believe I'm finally ready to replace my ISP's router with something a little better. My setup consist of the following items currently: Ubiquiti Networks US-48-500W Ubiquiti UAP-AC-PRO...
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    Dell Optiplex 3010 running pfSense?

    Greetings! It looks as though I've outgrown my ASA-5505 now that I've increased my Fios home connection speed to 150 Mbps Up/Down. So, now I'm back to using the Verizon Fios wireless router and I'm really wanting to start using pfSense and learning all about it. ...which brings me to my...
  15. X

    Network design help.

    Hi all, I have been browsing for a while and posting an answer here and there, but I am to the point in my new lab/network build out that I need a bit of help. I have a 2gbps fiber loop being installed at the end of January and I decided to start getting everything ready for it. Until this...
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    pfSense - Multiple Adapters with Multiple Subnets with Multiple Gateways

    OK, I've been poking at this for 2 hours now and I can't figure out what I'm missing. Internet-----------------WAN (em0)-------- |-----------|--------VMX0-----------(192.168.248.0/21) | pfSense | Internet-----WAN (em0)----OpenVPN----|-----------|--------VMX1----------(192.168.0.0/24)...
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    WTB - 1U pfsense box (supermicro?)

    I'm not entirely certain what the model / name / specs are for this, but I recall seeing these pop up from time to time. I thought there was a recent post as well with several of these machines, but I'm not finding it. Apologies if I'm overlooking something. I'm looking for a 1U pfsense...
  18. vl1969

    use case evaluation for pfSense on Proxmox setup

    Hello everyone, as the subj. says I am trying to get opinions and maybe some help setting up a router replacement box. I have a Lenovo ThinkCentre M58p Desktop - Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3GHz which I got specifically to build a router/firewall for my home. have 3 1Gb NIC ports. on builtin and...
  19. Patrick

    New Series: SMB Service Provider Architecture

    One of the new series I am working on: SMB Service Provider Architecture. This is going to be: pfSense firewall/ router Proxmox VE hypervisor/ storage node (may have ESXi too) FreeNAS storage (backup and shared storage) Getting it all to work and etc. Opening this thread for feedback.
  20. Zack Hehmann

    Looking for low power CPU with VT-d and AES-NI for new pfSense build

    I wanted to get everyone's thoughts on a new pfSense build I'm looking at doing. I might consider making this build a light ESXi build that runs pfSense, a TurnKey Linux build with phpIPAM packages installed, and maybe an Asterisk server. I currently am using a Dell optiplex 755 and it's...