Creating X.509 user certificates and logon using X.509 certificates



  • I am really interested in authentication to pfSense using X.509 certificates,
    because this would allow using smartcards and tokens and we would like to document our products for pfSense.

    I can create server internal certificates or import existing server certificates.
    This works pretty well.

    But whatever I try to create user certificates, it seems that they don't show up in the interface.
    In pfSense 2.0 RC1, is it possible to logon using X.509 certificates ?

    Kind regards,


  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    Logon to what? The firewall interface? No.

    User certificates should show up fine under both the user's entry and under System > Cert Manager on the Certificates tab.


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