New installation

  • I am trying to install my first pfSense setup and have a minor problem I am trying to figure out.

    I appear to not be able to get any ping response beyond my WAN interface.

    WAN> DG set to the next hop

    LAN> DG set to the next hop

    Internally the other side of the is my L3 switch with ip of

    From a computer connected directly to the LAN port with a static ip of I can connect to the WebConfigurator and on the dashboard I see that the WAN port is off line.

    I have reset the DSL modem, tested all cables, connected a laptop to the modem as and can ping website, verified the ports on my server running pfSense, cussed & pulled out some hair…

    I have been reading/using the pfSense Definitive Guide but not found the answer to my problem.

  • HA HA HA!

    Just found that my DSL modem is dead so I will be calling ISP to fix that…

  • Netgate Administrator

    You should not have a gateway set on LAN.


  • Changed that

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