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OpenVPN with RADIUS authentication on pfSense 2.0 RC1

This is the last post in the series of authentication alternatives for OpenVPN in pfSense 2.0 RC1. In the previous posts we looked at the local database of pfSense and Active Directory. Now we will use Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) instead. Again we will authenticate our users against Active Directory, as domain […]

OpenVPN with LDAP authentication on pfSense 2.0 RC1

In the last post I’ve used Local User Database for authentication with the OpenVPN Server, but managing users in multiple places is redundant and should be avoided. If your users resides in Windows Domain why not use a Domain Controller for authenticating VPN users. That’s way now we will use Active Directory. For the purpose […]

pfSense 2.0 RC1 configuration of OpenVPN Server for Road Warrior with TLS and User Authentication

VPN is very important service nowadays. The possibility to connect to remote network is very powerful feature used by single user accessing files at home to thousands of business users working remotely with applications and services available previously only on their desktops in the office.  Because of that there are many alternative on the market […]

1 : 1 NAT in pfSense and DD-WRT

Sometimes you need to map internal machine IP to real IP address accessible from the Internet.As on the diagram if someone makes a request to, the request is send to On DD-WRT you can use DMZ. This service is pseudo-DMZ, more commonly known outside of the SoHo routes as Exposed host. To set […]

Running DD-WRT on VMware Workstation 7.1

Now that’s a tricky one.  The only official build that could be found is here But it was published in the middle of 2008.  It is a pure v24, no Service Packs, this by itself makes it useless. Guide for installing newer version is not available. After searching the forums, the only usable thread that […]