Help With seting up Wifi



  • Hello World

    I need help i was trying to set up my pfsense to get wifi but it just wont go.

    I have a Ucopia box that i bought online .

    it has 2 lan ports and a pci-e card for wifi.

    I get the wifi to work by enabling interface but my cellphone says getting ip address and then it refuses conection.

    Did try static ip , dhpc assigned ip , none option still no go

    I did make a bridge and enabled it but still no go .

    Thanks for your help


  • LAYER 8 Global Moderator

    So does a wired connection work?

    Did you enable dhcp server on this interface, what IP did you give it.  Did you create any firewall rules?

    If you set static - what did you set on your wifi?

    What is your lan IP, what is your wifi IP? Masks?



  • So does a wired connection work?

    Yes works fine

    Did you enable dhcp server on this interface, what IP did you give it.  Did you create any firewall rules?

    Current setup static ip

    192.168.2.80 /32
    dhpc

    Enable DHCP server on OPT1 interface
    192.168.2.81 - 192.168.2.79

    What is your lan IP, what is your wifi IP? Masks?

    LAN 100baseTX <full-duplex>192.168.1.1
    OPT1 autoselect mode 11g <hostap>192.168.2.80

    Opt1 is wif
    Rules on OPT1
    Rules (Drag to Change Order)
    States Protocol Source Port Destination Port Gateway Queue Schedule Description Actions
    0/160 KiB

    • Reserved
      Not assigned by IANA * * * * * Block bogon networks
      0/0 B
      IPv4 TCP * * LAN address * * none</hostap></full-duplex>

  • LAYER 8 Global Moderator

    192.168.2.80 /32

    How would that work??  that is not a network that is just a single host address.  You prob want that to be /24

    why would you be blocking bogon?

    And you only want clients on your wifi opt1 network to be able to talk ONLY to the pfsense LAN address?  192.168.1.?/24 I am guessing.  Nothing else and only TCP..  So can not even ask for dns which is udp.



  • I want it to work as a normal router .

    Why 192.168.2.80 /32

    **  32 was default what pf gave me**

    why would you be blocking bogon?

    Saw it on youtube setup ??

    And you only want clients on your wifi opt1 network to be able to talk ONLY to the pfsense LAN address?  192.168.1.?/24 I am guessing.  Nothing else and only TCP..  So can not even ask for dns which is udp.

    I want it to work as a normal router , not just local



  • After all  i did it it was a bug not me .

    I was playing with different HW and did reinstall 5 times and then i did it and it works from the first try.

    Name pfSense.localdomain
    Version 2.3.2-RELEASE (i386)
    built on Tue Jul 19 13:09:39 CDT 2016
    FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE-p5

    Version 2.3.2_1 is available.
    Platform pfSense
    CPU Type Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU D525 @ 1.80GHz
    2 CPUs: 1 package(s) x 2 core(s)
    Uptime 00 Hour 08 Minutes 07 Seconds
    Current date/time
    Sat Oct 15 23:27:14 UTC 2016
    DNS server(s)
    127.0.0.1
    192.168.0.1
    Last config change Sat Oct 15 23:18:04 UTC 2016
    State table size
    0% (171/200000) Show states
    MBUF Usage
    8% (2030/26368)
    Temperature
    26.0°C
    Load average
    0.05, 0.19, 0.16
    CPU usage
    0%
    Memory usage
    5% of 2005 MiB
    SWAP usage
    0% of 4095 MiB
    Disk usage ( / )
    2% of 32GiB - ufs
    Disk usage ( /var/run )
    4% of 3.4MiB - ufs in RAM

    WAN 1000baseT <full-duplex>192.168.0.14
    2a02:810d:1980:30a0:4e02:89ff:fe0b:bd54
    LAN none 192.168.1.1
    OPT1 autoselect mode 11g <hostap>10.10.10.1

    Had luck bought two firewalls from ebay ,15 with shipping and now onw of them is my new router they have this mini 3 time smaler than itx mbos passive cooled chase is the cooler.

    </hostap></full-duplex>


  • LAYER 8 Global Moderator

    "After all  i did it it was a bug not me ."

    Huh?? Tell you for sure /32 is not a bug..  What should it default too.. it defaults to the default in the drop down list.. You as the person setting up a firewall should understand what mask you should set ;)

    And it sure and the hell does not set bogon to be blocked on your lan interface out of the box… So you clearly set that..  So how is that a bug?



  • What did you do to help get this up and running? I have an SG-2220 running newest FW, with wireless installed from pfsense store. They now don't support it supposedly. I can connect to the wireless interface, I can access gui of box, I cannot connect to the web. I have changed every setting I can think of here and rebooted, still no access to web… Hovering mouse over wireless icon shows internet access, but no surf, only access limited to the SG-2220.

    I am new at using pFSense equipment, so please talk to me like I'm 12...scratch that, make it easy, talk to me like I'm 5.
    I have a temporary setup that will change as soon as I get this thing configured properly.
    I have cable modem, going to a netgear nighthawk 8000(will be removed later) The Netgear hands out DHCP to the pfsense box WAN, I can connect via ethernet cable to LAN side and surf, when connecting via wireless, no surf but access to the box. What and where can I input the config here to get help TS this thing?

    Name pfSenseCapri.localdomain
    System Netgate RCC-DFF
    Serial: 1008160212
    Version 2.3.2-RELEASE-p1 (amd64)
    built on Fri Sep 30 14:36:56 CDT 2016
    FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE-p9

    The system is on the latest version.
    Platform pfSense
    CPU Type Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU C2338 @ 1.74GHz
    2 CPUs: 1 package(s) x 2 core(s)
    Hardware crypto AES-CBC,AES-XTS,AES-GCM,AES-ICM
    Uptime 01 Hour 07 Minutes 39 Seconds
    Current date/time
    Thu Nov 10 4:57:15 GMT-8 2016
    DNS server(s)
    127.0.0.1
    8.8.8.8
    75.75.75.75
    Last config change Thu Nov 10 4:37:28 GMT-8 2016
    State table size
    0% (47/200000) Show states
    MBUF Usage
    1% (5570/1000000)
    Load average
    0.07, 0.02, 0.01
    CPU usage
    (Updating in 10 seconds)
    Memory usage
    11% of 2009 MiB
    SWAP usage
    0% of 1023 MiB
    Disk usage ( / )
    29% of 2.5GiB - ufs
    Disk usage ( /var/run )
    3% of 3.4MiB - ufs in RAM



  • I don't know what I did, but I changed a couple DNS settings, rebooted and it's working… , weird, I have had this configured e3xactly like this 3 or 4 times already and it wouldn't work, so, maybe just the reboot did it??


  • LAYER 8 Global Moderator

    "I don't know what I did"

    Completely agree there.  You not knowing what you did is not a bug that is for sure ;)


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