Traffic blocked between ports



  • Hi all,

    I'm running pfSense on my Watchguard Firebox XTM 515. It's got 6 gigabit NICs and a 10/100 NIC. I have a Ubiquiti UniFi AC Pro AP.

    Current config is as such:
    WAN=em0 (gigabit port 0)
    LAN=BRIDGE0
    OPT1=em1
    OPT2=em2
    OPT3=em3
    OPT4=em4
    OPT5=em5

    Access point is connected to OPT1 and BRIDGE0 consists of all OPT# ports. They're all enabled as well. I don't have anything listed in wireless interfaces. I'm not sure if that matters or not.

    Each port seems to be isolated from one another because if a device is connected to the AP, it can see other devices. However, if I'm connected via ethernet to OPT2, I can't see any of those devices. The AP doesn't do anything that I'm aware of. I configured it to use pfSense for DHCP. I'm not sure what else would be interfering with that. I did have to bring out an old router running OpenWRT (with the exact same address pool) in order to configure the AP the first time due to this. Any ideas?


  • LAYER 8 Global Moderator

    "Access point is connected to OPT1 and BRIDGE0 consists of all OPT# ports."

    You don't need a firewall/router you needed a 30$ switch…


  • Banned

    https://doc.pfsense.org/index.php/Interface_Bridges

    By default, traffic is filtered on the member interfaces and not on the bridge interface itself. This behavior may be changed by toggling the values of net.link.bridge.pfil_member and net.link.bridge.pfil_bridge under System > Advanced on the System Tunables tab. With them set at 0 and 1, respectively, then filtering would be performed on the bridge only.


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