Issue: pfSense appears to hang at boot after upgrading to version 2.4.4

For our router and firewall needs we utilize a robust device for pfSense, the Protectli FW1. You can find more information on how we build and configure these devices on our MIT Recommendations page.   The Problem: Recently we began upgrading these devices to pfSense 2.4.4 and noticed that during the post-upgrade reboot, the device…

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pfSense – OpenVPN Site-to-Site Setup

Before you begin: This tutorial is for an OpenVPN Site-to-Site setup using two pfSense devices, one running an OpenVPN server and the other an OpenVPN client. This tutorial is not for setting up an OpenVPN server for Windows or smartphone clients to connect to a remote network over a VPN. It is assumed in this…

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pfSense – Virtual LAN setup (VLANs)

This very lengthy Step-by-Step tutorial is for flashing your Asus RT-N12 D1 with DD-WRT.  The RT-N12 D1 is much different for installing DD-WRT than its predecessors, the B1 and C1.  Also keep in mind that DD-WRT is NOT officially supported on the Asus RT-N12 D1 so your mileage may vary.

The process took me countless hours to figure out.  Make sure you complete ALL the steps, otherwise things won’t work well.

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