Pfsense 2.0 transparent firewall / firewall bridge

Taken from: https://forum.netgate.com/topic/46137/pfsense-2-0-transparent-firewall-firewall-bridge There are several guides for this online, but none seem to actually apply to release version 2.0. To setup pfsense as a transparent firewall / bridge with 2 interfaces, follow these steps from a fresh install: 1. Disable NAT (but not the firewall). See http://doc.pfsense.org/index.php/How_can_I_completely_disable_NAT%3F#Disable_NAT2. VERY IMPORTANT: As mentioned at http://forum.pfsense.org/index.php?topic=30653.0, go to the […]

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LXC Containers and Language Locale

If you’re beating your head against a wall in regards to why some applications seem to fail to parse text correctly (Bazarr) and ultimately complete actions like notifications (Ombi) it may be due to an un-set Language Locale value in your LXC container. Here’s how to fix it: If you type “locale” and see no […]

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Manually Clearing Config and Adding Unifi AP To Controller

  Taken from: http://jzdocs.com/manually-adding-ubiquiti-unifi-access-point-to-unifi-contoller/ This is the process to add a new Unifi AP to the Unifi controller when discovery doesn’t work.  In our case, we have a central Unifi controller managing APs on multiple networks.  But, the routers don’t allow the discovery tool to see new APs on other networks, so this is how we […]

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pfSense + Let’s Encrypt SSL + HAProxy + Hosted DNS

Building an SSL Labs A+ rated home server         For a while now I’ve spent some time running web servers at home behind my pfSense firewall. Anyone who knows me, knows my affinity for pfSense and the myriad of things it can handle. What continued to bug me though was my lack […]

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Purge Plex Content From Ombi

sudo service ombi stop cd /opt/Ombi (Or wherever your Ombi DB is located) sudo sqlite3 Ombi.db DELETE FROM PlexServerContent; DELETE FROM PlexEpisode; DELETE FROM PlexSeasonsContent; .quit sudo service ombi start Within Ombi, disable email notifications: “Settings -> Notifications -> Email -> Uncheck Enabled” (This prevents your users from receiving tons of spam for their existing […]

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HOWTO: Assemble an entire Comodo certificate chain

A+ SSLLabs Rating Requires A Complete Certificate Trust Chain   To get the coveted A+ rating from SSL Labs, among other things, you’ll need to have a certificate installed that has the entire trust chain contained within it. I purchased a wildcard certificate from Comodo and they included all the necessary certificates in a zip […]

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SSL Certificate Install: Proxmox and Dell IDRAC

Installing a wildcard SSL cert on Proxmox and again in Dell IDRAC cards.   On the off chance you have a new shiny wildcard SSL cert and you’re tired of seeing not secure for Proxmox and IDRAC, here’s how to fix it! You’ll need your base64 encoded (can be read in a standard text editor) […]

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HOWTO: Use pfSense with CenturyLink FTTH and Prism TV in Seattle

Reposting this from http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r30270839-Prism-TV-HOWTO-Use-pfSense-with-CenturyLink-FTTH-and-Prism-TV-in-Seattle as it has been an amazing help for me and I don’t want to lose it! Kudos to the original poster! Hi all, I want to share how I configured my pfSense system to work with my Prism TV service in Seattle, WA, in case any one else was interested in doing […]

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Automatic Greenbone/OpenVAS Feed Updates

After getting things up and running a few weeks back, the system has sat idle waiting for me to do something with. Low and behold, the feeds were well out of date. Apparently you have to manually create a cron entry to update the feeds. Follow the steps below to get it done. Snagged from https://sysadmin-ramblings.blogspot.com/2017/04/update-openvas-feeds.html […]

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32 Thread Xeon Build You Say?!

32 Thread Xeon Build For All! I came across a build article earlier in the week thanks to Clinton Peterson from clintiswrong.com that made me salivate. Hardware lust took over and I might just have to give it a whirl! Take a gander and see what you think regarding this affordable Xeon solution! Original article: […]

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