pfSense SSH Key Authentication

Following on from previous posts about my new pfSense device I’m going to write a quick guide on how to add authorised SSH keys to a user account so one can move away from password based authentication when connecting over Secure Shell (SSH). There are many clients available for SSH connectivity and key generation, I … Read morepfSense SSH Key Authentication

pfSense DNS Resolution for DHCP Leases

Name resolution makes life easier for everything so today I’ll show you how I’ve setup my pfSense device to perform DNS resolution on devices registered via pfSense DHCP.   pfSense General Setup – Domain In this example I’m going to use the default domain name configured with pfSense. Obviously this should be tweaked for your … Read morepfSense DNS Resolution for DHCP Leases

pfSense Universal Plug and Play UPnP NAT-PMP Configuration

Following my recent purchase and deployment of a pfSense SG-4860 I’ve been working my way through the wealth of settings to get everything up and running. While taking a break I fired up my Playstation 4 and then found it wouldn’t connect out, a quick check showed it was trying to leverage ‘Universal Plug and … Read morepfSense Universal Plug and Play UPnP NAT-PMP Configuration

pfSense SG-4860

My home lab is certainly turning into quite a setup and I now have another new device to add to it – the pfSense SG-4860 hardware unit. I’ve played around with pfSense in virtual machines over the years but never got round to actually deploying it as my home router. I finally took the plunge … Read morepfSense SG-4860