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16 Comments

  1. Bazwalt - September 10, 2020

    Love the nod to Matrix in the remote devices section – Dozer and Tank 😛

  2. Harry TheCarGuy - September 10, 2020

    Tom, Thank you for the fantastic video. Could we use synthings for more potected files and use next cloud for photo sharing with friends? But have both runing on a single NAS like frenas or unraid. Does the use of next cloud aleady expose my synthings to potential vulnerability from next cloud?

  3. Carl McKenzie - September 10, 2020

    I tried out PFSense a couple of months ago & it has a very prominent alert stating it is for non-commercial use only. When did NetGate change the licence terms?

  4. Eric Teeter - September 10, 2020

    Never tried pfsense always used Shorewall since v 2 now up to v5. No web front end, but have used Webmin. Webmin only does about 85% of Shorewall what can you do.

  5. Bruce Keen - September 10, 2020

    Thanks again , I have my small company all locked down with pfsense OpenVPN and it always works. Syncthing looks interesting

  6. Space Pope - September 10, 2020

    Hey Tom, you should post to LBRY.tv!

  7. David Patrick - September 10, 2020

    Excellent and timely video. Thanks man!

  8. hamood701 - September 10, 2020

    using pfsense for last 10 years , started from 2010 march. still working rock solid.

  9. Lester Manreal - September 10, 2020

    Another great video! Please do tut on Captive portal authentication using MySQL with FreeRADIUS package on Pfsense. Thanks in advance!

  10. Ricardo Wagner - September 10, 2020

    Please, do a NwxtClud install (updated). Would be greatelly appreciated.

  11. alpe - September 10, 2020

    OpenVPN Servers in pfSense are nice, but the DNS on Linux Clients gaves me a couple of headaches. There are so many components you can use like dnsmasq, openresolv, NetworkManager, systemd-resolved and sometimes they have to interact properly with each other. I haven't been able to solve this properly and ended up frustrated with /etc/hosts entries too often.

  12. addictedtoflames - September 10, 2020

    SoftEther VPN is probably worth an honourable mention, deployed it at 2 client sites this week. One had never considered remote access and the other had a Juniper VPN appliance blow up outside its support contract so both were asking for a remote access solution ASAP so their staff could work from home. No chance of replacing the firewalls but SoftEther took about 20 minutes to deploy for each of them and both are delighted with it

  13. George Horsey - September 10, 2020

    Don't have a PFSense box would zero tier be a good way to do "vpn"?

  14. rivageeza - September 10, 2020

    Hi Tom, absolutely love your videos and they've helped me with my setup at home immensely, however I do have 1 question.
    Obviously you're a big advocate of open source software, therefore why do you use Google Chrome and not Firefox? Or are you using Chromium? Could you explain your reasoning for your browser choice please?

  15. Corey Thompson - September 10, 2020

    A great tool for remote desktop access (RDP/VNC/SSH/Telnet) during this time is Apache Guacamole. We do it through a Nginx SSL proxy and implementing TOTP on it. All remote user needs is a modern-ish web browser and doesn't have to deal with VPN connections, etc.. We simply just need to supply a Chromebook or tablet locked in guest mode for remote access.

  16. Ian Major - September 10, 2020

    Tom, I can't thank you enough for all your advice. I installed pfSense just about a year ago, and without your guidance, our company would be shut down right now. Please keep up all the great work.

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