There has been a lot of changes in my life including a new awesome job aswell as some family stuff, hence so few updates. But now as i have a few minutes i figured id run down what i have been doing in my homelab and hopefully this will prompt me to update this blog… Read more New year, New Homelab
While i do somewhat trust my ISP, I certainly do not trust my government. There is some traffic going in and out of my network that i’d rather not have tied back to me (Im not talking highly illegal stuff, where anyone or anything gets hurt, think more “downloading linux iso’s” and live streaming uhh… Read more Routing specific traffic over a PIA VPN using PfSense
I have been fiddling with multiple different authentication methods to centralise the authentication across all my devices and services. Im trying to push myself to use FreeIPA more as it seems to be becoming more widley used where using Active Directory isnt suitable. It is also really easy to enable 2FA per user which i… Read more Using FreeIPA to authenticate OpenVPN Users on PfSense
Zen give out documentation for how to setup IPv6 on their own devices but i didnt find any info on setting it up on pfSense. This question also appears on /r/pfsense and /r/homelab/ occasioanlly so i figured write down how i managed to get it all working.
Setting up a VPC with a VPN and routes propagated over BGP was something i had recently tasked myself in work. These is how i made it work.
I recently bought a new firewall appliance from AliExpress, i figured id write a short review of the unit as a few people on reddit have asked how it is.
Continuing the theme of keeping everything backed up, i realised i wasnt backing up my pfSense configs. You can do this automatically with pfSense gold. Id highly recommend getting it, even if its just to support the pfSense project. If you dont want to for whatever reason (though id highly suggest you do) then you… Read more Script to back up pfSense config
This is a quick run down on how to install pfsense 2.4 on a watchguard x750e.
I had great trouble getting this working initialy, mainly due to how OVH gives out failover IP. Here is the solution i came up with.