Learning the command line
harisund last edited by
While I absolutely love the fact that literally everything can be configured from the web GUI, sometimes I find myself in dire need of the command line. Coming from a Linux background, I certainly prefer doing something via shell scripts and the command line in general, over clicking all over the place.
So with that said, where can I learn how to do certain tasks in pfSense over the command line?
For instance, when I want to add / remove items from the DHCP static lease list, I currently download the XML, edit it via python scripts, upload it again. Heck a lot of scripting.
If there's a way I can get the XML via the command line (after SSHing into the pfsense box) and re-upload via the command line, that would be great. Or , if I can learn what the actual tools are and have to go edit the config files for them , that's great too.