PfSense NanoBsd-based: issue after upgrade to 2.3

PfSense-Vers23Some days ago I’ve upgraded my pfSense installed in the office to new release 2.3. This device is running is a mother board PC Engines ALIX-based with compact flash: for this reason pfSense is based on NanoBSD image.
Usually this process is flawless, but now I’ve noticed after the upgrade lot of slowness: some page take long time to respond or do not load at all.
After some search I’ve found the solution in page “Upgrade Guide-pfSense”: pls see linkografia. Continue reading

Interconnect IPCop to PFSense using IPSec

Twin-Baby-Pictures-12-290x280This post is just focused on building a vpn IPSec connection site-to-site between IpCop and PFSense.

Att: PfSense and IpCop boxes are using a public ip address on WAN side.

PFSense Configuration
– Go under VPN menu, option IPSec, and check Enable IPSec check box, and hit Save button. Then click the Add tunnel icon on the right side of the page, now you’ve a new page where you can specify VPN tunnel options.
– Mandatory Parameters
Uncheck Disabled
Key Exchange Version: V1
Internet Protocol: IpV4
Interface: WAN
Remote Gateway: The public ip address of IpCop box Continue reading