xandor82 last edited by
I've been testing out the 1.2.3-appliance on a E2200 (2.0GHz Pentium DualCore, 4GB RAM) running windows 2008 r2 and VMWARE Workstation 7.1 now for a week.
Everything has been working fine except for some minor issues.
Yesterday I wanted to try and max my throughput on my 100/100Mbit WAN-connection using bit-torrent.
This resulted in 100% CPU-usage on the VMWARE-client (Pfsense got 1 core of the CPU) and also the uTorrent-client for some reason and a maximum of 7MB/s download.
Before, I used pfsense on a dedicated machine and easily got at least 11MB/s and the cpu was not even close to 20% load on average.
What could cause this? Isn't OPEN-VMWARE-TOOLS installed as standard in the "Appliance"?
helix last edited by
ESXi 3.5 +
20Mbs WAN traffic and 80Mbs LAN with 60% CPU
My LAN switch is a Gigabit, but i dont think that I can max it out trough pfSense. So, keep your WAN, LAN, DMZ, and MgmtNet infrastructure physical and isolated. Use pfSense with dedicated NICs only for routing between.