Transfer config from PC to Alix - Packages issues
We have an installation of pfsense in a PC, with the following packages installed:
- Snort (not enabled)
- Snort dashboard widget (enabled)
- ntop (enabled)
- Bandwidthd (enabled)
- OpenVPN client export (enabled)
I have enabled some VLANs as well.
I need to transfer the conf to an Alix box and have it as a backup device, in case the PC fails.
I export the conf from PC and change the corresponding if names to the Alix ones, and then load the conf to Alix. The conf loads fine but it takes a looong time to. Then the Alix is becoming unresponsive.
Shall I remove the snort package before I export the conf?
Is there something else that I must look/change?
Backup using Do NOT backup package information. Then restore config on PC, and reinstall the packages.
Will this keep the package configuration when I reinstall the packages?
As you can see on the screenshot, we said to not keep configuration info.
So I will have to re-configure the packages, if needed. Not really an issue in the particular situation, but for other installations.