How to set up PfSense High Availability (hardware redundancy)

What is High Availability in PfSense? High Availability (HA) in PfSense comes down to hardware redundancy, essentially having a hot spare instantly taking over a router that becomes unavailable, aka failover. Instantly in this case being one or two seconds, without firewall states being broken, so your file will just …

Set up OpenVPN on PfSense with user certificates and Active Directory authentication

This article explains how to set up PfSense as an OpenVPN server which authenticates clients based on the certificate they have and their Active Directory credentials using either RADIUS or LDAP. If you find this article helpful feel free to click some of the ads on this page. It won’t …

Protect your network with domain filtering on pfSense 2.4 and pfBlockerNG

PfBlockerNG on PfSense protects your network by filtering internet traffic based on lists of domains or ip addresses. The lists are usually provided by third parties. Setting up pfBlockerNG and getting it to work is relatively simple but there’s a lot of possibilities that may not seem obvious right away. …

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