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Using your OpenVPN Road Warrior setup as a Secure Relay

Introduction If you are in a café or another place with free wireless Internet access you are under a security risk. Your traffic can be monitored, captured and analysed. Your sensitive data can be stolen or your laptop infected with malicious application. To avoid as much as possible of the above we can route all […]

Upgrade Alix board with pfSense 1.2.3 to pfSense 2.0 RC3

Introduction After having  enough of tests with the RC3 in virtual environment, I decide to upgrade my pfSense 1.2.3 appliance running on Alix2d13. Considering my Dual WAN setup with load balancing and some other rules, I didn’t really want to lose any of my configurations during this process. If I made in-place upgrade what is […]

OpenVPN on pfSense 2.0 RC3 with OpenLDAP Authentication on CentOS 5.6

Introduction After writing OpenVPN with LDAP authentication on pfSense 2.0 RC1, a reader of my blog shared some problems with configuring OpenLDAP on CentOS.  So I decide to build such a setup and test. Scenario The scenario is as follows, authenticating users requiring access to the OpenVPN server against OpenLDAP service running on CentOS. Setup […]

Install Open VM Tools package on pfSense 2.0 RC3 for VMWare

In my previous posts we’ve Install pfSense 2.0 RC1 on VMWare Workstation 7 and adjusted the memory of the Virtual Machines in pfSense 2.0 RC1 on VMware Workstation 7.1.4 – RAM size. Now let’s continue with the setup of the Virtual Machine with the installation of VMware Tools for pfSense. For that purpose go to […]

Upgrade pfSense 2.0 from RC1 to RC3.

In this post we will upgrade pfSense 2.0 from RC1 to RC3. For the purpose go to this page with the news about the RC3 release: 2.0-RC3 now available! and click on the Upgrades link: http://www.pfsense.org/mirror.php?section=updates select a mirror and download the image that suits you, in my case it was: pfSense-Full-Update-2.0-RC3-i386-20110621-1542.tgz Now go to […]

pfSense 2.0 RC3 released!

Good news, today RC3 was released, is supposed to be the last RC before RTM which is very promising. If the news are right we are waiting for RTM in a month, I hope that this is a realistic estimation for the time needed. You can read the original news here 2.0-RC3 now available! Downloads […]