1. S

    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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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.
  4. 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...
  5. chilipepperz

    pfSense swap appliances - how do I?

    Here's my situation and it's tricky. I have a bunch of stuff on my network today, with a pfSense Atom D525 firewall. Yup, its ancient but it's been sitting in a local office building where I rented out 6U of space just as a remote lab. I'm building a Xeon D-1518 firewall that I'm hoping will...
  6. chilipepperz

    pfSense web hosting template firewall rules

    I did a search on here but I didn't see it. Does anyone have a pfSense template for if you're running Drupal or a similar CMS, MySQL and services like that? I want to put two servers and one pfSense into a datacenter. I think I will need the following services open: http, https, SSH, ftp...
  7. M

    Pfsense & Sophos in VM

    I'm relatively new to advanced home networking. I currently run a Netgear WNDR3700 using OpenWrt as my router. I needed VLAN support to allow my SAN traffic and wireless traffic to be segregated from the main network traffic. I have been running this setup, Modem > OpenWRT > Cisco SG200 (2)...
  8. C

    Questions for expanding my network

    So I just registered, but I've been lurking for a while. Before I begin with the questions I'd like to thank all those who have contributed in the past. I've gotten quite a bit of good info! A bit over a year ago I built a FreeNAS box based on advice I read here. Here's the build: Supermicro...