AP with bridge ping to pfSense



  • Hi,

    Currently, I’m configuring pfSense and have a connection with AP that I installed hostapd. My connection is WAN –> LAN --> OPT1 whereby the OPT1 connected to AP. On AP, I created bridge mode and IP address for both OPT1 (192.168.2.3) and bridge (192.168.2.100) have the same subnet. The question is OPT1 can ping to bridge but why I cannot ping from bridge to OPT1 which is on the same subnet but it doesn’t work?



  • You see it getting blocked in the firewall log?



  • Yeah, I see in the firewall log the bridge is blocked but I have disabled the firewall. How to make the bridge unblock?



  • Now, the AP with bridge can ping to pfSense  ;D The OPT1 and LAN must be in the same subnets. PfSense works like a switch and the problem comes when many interfaces with different subnets getting into the same switch.

    There is another problem comes when I connected client to the AP (OPT1), the client has received DHCP from WAN. How to make the client received DHCP from OPT1?


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