Best pfSense Hardware

In this article, we're going to look at the best pfSense hardware. pfSense is a free and open source firewall and router. One of the biggest benefits of pfSense is that it can be installed on various types of hardware.…

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How to Create Firewall Rules in pfSense

In this tutorial, we're going to look at how to create firewall rules in pfSense. When you set up pfSense and configure all of your interfaces, you must create firewall rules. A firewall rule will allow or deny traffic based…

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How to Install pfSense on Proxmox

In this tutorial, we're going to take a look at how to install pfSense on Proxmox. pfSense is a free and open source firewall and router that can be run inside of Proxmox as a virtual machine. One of the…

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pfSense vs. Ubiquiti (Unifi)

In this article, we're going to look at pfSense vs. Ubiquiti (Unifi). The first thing that we need to get out of the way is that pfSense is a free and open-source firewall and router that can be run on…

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How to Set up a VLAN in pfSense

This tutorial will take a look at how to set up a VLAN in pfSense. VLANs (Virtual LANs) in pfSense are a way to easily separate traffic on your local network. In most traditional home networks, all devices can communicate…

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How to Set Up WireGuard on pfSense

This tutorial will look at how to set up WireGuard on pfSense. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZf2rOnQ4jc WireGuard is a VPN tool that’s faster, simpler, and leaner than something like OpenVPN. Where OpenVPN has the benefit of longevity, WireGuard is the newer, faster VPN…

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How to Port Forward in pfSense

This tutorial will look at how to port forward in pfSense.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZBTTQ6P70kWhen you port forward, you’re allowing access to a device on your local network. It’s important to understand that this allows for people and devices outside of your local network…

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How to Run a Speed Test on pfSense

This tutorial will take a look at how to run a speed test on pfSense. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FOHOM9l87Es Running a speed test on pfSense is desirable because for the most part, you’re getting the speeds that are coming directly from your modem.…

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How to Set Up OpenVPN on pfSense

In this tutorial, we will look at how to set up OpenVPN on pfSense. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cxhIpmov4TY I’ve created a few OpenVPN tutorials using a Raspberry Pi or Synology NAS, but out of all implementations, this is my “favorite”. Utilizing pfSense allows…

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Use DuckDNS to Set Up DDNS on pfSense

This tutorial will focus on how to Use DuckDNS to Set Up DDNS on pfSense. There are many different DDNS providers you can use on pfSense and if you own a domain, you might want to set up DDNS on…

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