Poor Streaming performance
I setup Pfsense and untagle on my esxi box. I am going to try and make this as easy to understand as possible. I attached a network drawing to give a person a visual. Pfsense and untagle is replacing a Mikrotik RB750GL.
Please review the attached diagram for better understanding og my Lan layout.
With the Mikrotik in place Sagetv access' the HDhomerun Prime and streams TV Fine.
Once I virtualized PFsense and untangled (removing the Mikrotik) here is what I experienced:
Users were able to access the Internet and network resources. Minor glitches but I could overcome most minor stuff.
Problem: Sagetv could not stream from the HDhomerun prime. It see's the HDhomerun prime but the video is very pixelated (unwatchable).
For now I reinstalled the Mikrotik. Everything returned to normal.
What I did:
1. Rebooted all devices (Sagetv VM, Mikrotik Wireless bridge, HDhomerun prime)
2. Adjusted all network setting when necessary.
My thoughts of a possible cause:
Untangle is the gateway. Untangle utilizes the Eth1 (lan NIC)
Sagetv, Unraid, homeseer all use Eth1 (Lan)
What am I considering as a possible solution:
Install Server grade 2 port nic.
Dedicate one of the nics to Sagetv.
I am looking for your thoughts
Thanks in advance for helping me trouble shoot this issue
well you could start by eliminating possible issue's:
-esxi with only pfsense basic install
–- once you get that working correctly start adding other tools 1-by-1 to complicate your setup.