Can't get additional NIC to work



  • I have an embedded PFsense on an ALIX 2D3 board with 3 NICs: WAN, LAN, OPT1.  I'm trying to get the OPT1 interface to be an additional LAN NIC.

    All the tutorials I have found have been with an older version of PFsense where you click "Bridge with LAN" when configuring the interface.  That option isn't available in 2.0.3.

    I have also tried to create a bridge interface with LAN and OPT1 bridged with Interfaces-> assign -> bridges.  Then assign the bridge to the OPT1 interface.  This also did not work.

    Can anybody lead me in the right direction here?  Thanks.



  • @3n1gm4:

    I have also tried to create a bridge interface with LAN and OPT1 bridged with Interfaces-> assign -> bridges.  Then assign the bridge to the OPT1 interface.  This also did not work.

    The executive summary "did not work" is not informative. What wre you expecting to happen that didn't happen?

    An obvious problem with what you report here is that the default firewall rules for all interfaces EXCEPT LAN block all traffic.

    If I recall correctly there are a number of posts in the wireless forum about bridging wired and wireless interfaces. See if you can find a couple of those and ask again if you need to.