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Best Practise: Securing IP Cameras with pfSense

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Best Practise: Securing IP Cameras with pfSense

This guide will walk you through creating an isolated network for your IP based security camera system using pfSense.

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Run pfSense in Proxmox

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Introduction Proxmox is an excellent virtualization platform based upon Debian Linux. pfSense (and OPNsense) will run nicely in a KVM based VM running on a Proxmox server. This guide will walk you through a simple install to get you started. Disclaimer There is a school of thought around if a VM can provide adequate isolation for a Firewall to provide network security. There is a similar school of thought as to if privileged and unprivileged VLAN's should share the same physical links and hardware. Flaws in the underlying software and hardware, as well as mis-configuration, can undermine the security of...

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Configure pfSense to provide DHCP option 43 cookie for APC UPS and PDU device

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Configure pfSense to provide DHCP option 43 cookie for APC UPS and PDU device

Configure pfSense to provide the Option 43 DHCP cookie required by APC PDU, UPS, and other devices.

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Exetel IPv6 on pfSense

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Here are the steps to configure pfSense for IPv6 on Exetel NBN and ADSL products. Exetel has recently started supporting dual stack IPv4 and IPv6 on their ADSL and NBN products. Chances are your existing connection will "just work". Exetel Business Internet products on Telstra Fibre, Optus Fibre or EFM, AAPT/TPG/PIPE Fibre or EFM/MBE, or Other, support IPv6 through static address assignment. These products are not covered in this document. (FTTP) Plug pfSense WAN port in to UNI-D port How to remove the cover and access the NBN NTD are well documented, so won't be covered here in detail. You...

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Telstra IPv6 on pfSense

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Here are the steps to configure pfSense for IPv6 on Telstra NBN and ADSL products. Telstra has supported dual stack IPv4 and IPv6 on their ADSL and NBN products from some time. Chances are your existing connection will "just work". (FTTP) Plug pfSense WAN port in to UNI-D port How to remove the cover and access the NBN NTD are well documented, so won't be covered here in detail. You should first ensure that your service is working using the Telstra provided modem. Typically this will be on UNI-D port 1 or 2. If you have a fault, Telstra will...

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