Wireless Internal LAN Setup
h4ck3r8ug5 last edited by
I'm very new to PFSense but have played around with IPCop and battled with connecting to an internal network using wireless.
Here is my desired setup:
INTERNET–>Router (new) --> PFSense --> Router (Old) --> internal clients
I have managed to install PfSense and after following many guides and so far so good. :) When it comes to setting up the wireless card to connect to my old router (I have to do this as the wireless NIC doesn't support accesspoint mode - when I choose access point, I cannot choose a channel so I have to choose infrastructure mode), I have no idea how to connect pfsense to my old router's wireless network.
If someone could give me a tutorial on how to configure pfsense from start to finish, that would absolutely magic :)
1x Ethernet (Wan connection)
1x Wireless Card (DLink DWA 525)
I read about something called a WAN-LAN connection type but this article mentioned a router-router connection but this doesn't really help me as it doesn't use pfsense.
Thank you very much pfsense community :)
NickM last edited by
You wan connection that enters the router (new), is it PPOE? I mean, you have an username and password configured on the router to get your internet connection up?
If not, there is no point in having a router between the wan cable and Pfsense box. You can plug your cable straight into your pfsense box and setup wan interface as you have your router.