pfSense – re0 Watchdog Timeout Error

A few weeks ago my Internet started to have problems. The connection was dropping every 2-3 days and it couldn’t recover itself . The simpler solution found was to reset the pfSense Firewall. At the beginning I thought that is only an isolated case but the problem seemed to become something permanent. So I decided to spend some time to check and try to fix this issue. Step one –

Convert an old laptop single NIC into an OPNsense Firewall/Router

In today’s post, I would like to show you the process of transforming a single NIC old laptop into an OPNsense firewall/router. I wanted for some time to install pfSense in my home network, but I didn’t want to buy an expensive already made firewall device. After spending a few days looking for a solution, I found at some point that Dell PowerEdge R210 II is quite used as hardware