Assistance asked for routing
On my personal computer I have installed VMware Workstation.
Now when I start VMware Workstation I first added 5 NICs.
VMNet0 is the one I used to connect to the internet (bridged).
The other VMNet adapters are all set as Host-only adapters.
Now I create a new pfSense instance and add those configured NICs to this VM.
VMNet 0 for the internet connection.
VMNet 1 has been configured for static addresses: 10.1.1.1/255.255.255.0, which is the pfSense install it self.
VMNet 2 has been configured for static addresses: 10.1.2.X/255.255.255.0 (Servers)
VMNet 3 has been configured for DHCP leases with: 10.1.3.X/255.255.255.0 (Clients)
VMNet 4 has been configured for DHCP leases with: 10.1.4.X/255.255.255.0 (Clients)
When pfSense is installed I get an IP address to go out on the internet. So that works.
When I boot a server with VMNet 1 and set the IP address to 10.1.1.2, I am able to open the web interface from pfSense and go on the internet from this server.
Now when I change the server VMNet1 to VMNet 2 and set the IP address to 10.1.2.1 I cannot reach the pfSense web interface nor I can communicate with the internet.
The VMNet 3 and 4 are both DHCP and they handout IP address to the clients that come online. But also not possible to go on the internet. In pfSense under DHCP > Clients I tried to add the Gateway to 10.1.1.1, but this gives me an error:
- The gateway address 10.1.1.1 does not lie within the chosen interface's subnet.
- The broadcast address cannot be used in the ending subnet range.
I am myself aware that I am missing some settings that need to be added but I cannot figure out which these are. There for I would like to ask for some help or guidance how to resolve this issue. If any further information is required please let me know.
Thank you all in advanced
Grimson Banned last edited by
https://www.netgate.com/docs/pfsense/routing/connectivity-troubleshooting.html probably missing or wrong rules on the additional LAN interfaces.
Grimson, thank you for your feedback. This just was the little piece of advice I needed. I got it working now thanks!
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