1 table created.pfctl: Cannot allocate memory! Help?!



  • Hi Guys,

    I am having an odd issue where, when creating and updating my Geo IP tables, I get an error where none of the IP addresses for certain regions get updated. At first, it was North America, South America and the TOP list, after forcing a RELOAD, it is now just North America and the TOP list which do not update.

    In the update logs, I get the following error;
    ===[ Aliastables / Rules ]==========================================

    No changes to Firewall rules, skipping Filter Reload

    ...
    Updating: pfB_NAmerica_v4
    1 table created.pfctl: Cannot allocate memory.
    ...
    Updating: pfB_Top_v4
    1 table created.pfctl: Cannot allocate memory.

    I don't see how I can be running out of memory as I watch the consumption when this process is run, nor is it a disk space issue as I have ample storage space left.

    Any thoughts or ideas?
    Unfortunately, North America seems to be a hot-spot for locations I need to be able to block.

    Thanks!
    TC


  • Moderator

    @tyson-crouch

    Edit the following setting in pfSense:
    System > Advanced > Firewall & NAT > Firewall Maximum Table Entries > 2000000



  • Thanks @BBcan177, very much appreciated!