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How to set up OpenVPN with Google Authenticator on pfSense

Written on December 4, 2017 at 06:29, by

This article explains how to set up OpenVPN with Google Authenticator on pfSense. I’m using pfSense 2.4.2 but the method shouldn’t change much. If you follow along you’ll end up with a VPN server that asks for the user’s username, a pre-set PIN (4-8 numbers) and a one-time generated code from Google Authenticator on your […]

OpenVPN in a pfSense CARP cluster

Written on November 21, 2017 at 14:44, by

If you’ve set up a pfSense CARP cluster for high availability and you’re running OpenVPN on it there are a few tweaks you can make to improve your experience. The issues: OpenVPN client is unable to connect to WAN VIP… …and when it does, no internet connection is available via OpenVPN. You cannot reach the […]

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

Written on November 8, 2017 at 06:58, by

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 make me rich but it […]

Routing internet traffic through a site-to-site OpenVPN-connection in PfSense 2.1

Written on July 29, 2013 at 13:09, by

How to route internet traffic through a site-to-site OpenVPN tunnel in PfSense 2.1

IPsec for road warriors in PfSense 2.0.1 with PSK

Written on June 19, 2012 at 11:46, by

This article describes how to set up IPsec tunneling in PfSense 2.0.1 with a passkey in stead of xauth and how to configure the Shrew Soft VPN Client to connect to it. The client is available for free for Windows, Linux and BSD at For information on using xauth and connecting mobile devices like Android […]