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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 […]


These days I’ve looked at the tweets of Scott Ullrich and what catch my attention is the mentioning of pfCenter several times. As written here: pfCenter is the product we are working on to allow administration of multiple pfSense boxen from one GUI / Appliance. and here pfCenter now supports tags! Later this summer we […]