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pfSense is an open source firewall and router that is available completely free of cost. It offers load balancing, unified threat management, multi WAN, and other features for those particularly concerned about their online security and privacy.
Fortunately, users can further enhance its capabilities via PureVPN’s OpenVPN, which can be setup on the latest pfSense (2.4.4).
Before you begin, please make sure that you have:
3 Now, input the following information:
4 Select the Certificates tab and then click the + icon. Input the following information:
Once done, click Save.
5 Select VPN and then choose OpenVPN from the drop-down menu.
6 Select the Clients tab and click the + icon.
Next, input the following information:
Under Cryptographic settings, do the following:
Under Advanced Settings, do the following:
7 Under Firewall, click NAT.
8 Select Outbound and then click Manual Outbound NAT rule generation (AON Advanced Outbound NAT) under Outbound NAT Mode. Click Save to apply changes.
9 You will be presented with a mapping window. Each WAN perimeter within needs to be changed to OpenVPN. This can be done after clicking on the Edit button.
10 Interface needs to be changed to OpenVPN. Click Save.
11 The above mentioned step is repeated 3 time across the board for all interfaces to OpenVPN, after which the mapping window will look something like the image below.
12 Click Services under Status.
13 To access OpenVPN client, click Log Entries.
14 Once initialization is complete for the logs, it will confirm your connection.
15 You can check status of the VPN connection from Status under the OpenVPN tab.
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