Sky OnDemand intermittently failing
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I hope this is the right forum for this topic, I have been googling all morning to no avail to try and find an answer.
I have been setting up and configuring my pfSense firewall for a number of months now trying to get it right and I have been slowly adding devices and areas of my old network to it but today I tried adding my Sky TV boxes and while both initially come up connected to router and On Demand when I scroll through the content for a short while, mainly the sky story weirdly, it then tells me it doesn't have an internet connection. now this happens on both boxes one is Wired the other is through a Cisco WAP and both show the same behaviour yet when I switch them back to the old router they are working perfectly.
I have tried so far:
Enabling Clear invalid DF bits instead of dropping the packets.
Enabling Disables the PF scrubbing option which can sometimes interfere with NFS traffic.
Both of the Above separately and together
Enables uPnP for the sky box
Changing the Firewall Optimization Options to Conservative from Normal
Changing the Firewall Optimization Options to High-latency
None of the above worked but the last one at first seemed to work as I managed to get through more of the menu for the On Demand content before it said I didn't have internet but then It decided it didn't like it either.
So now i'm a bit stuck, I really want to use pfSense as my firewall and I've invested a lot of time and effort and a fair bit of coin (for me at least) to implement it.
Please can anyone suggest anything to try to get these darn Sky boxes playing nice?