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We have looked at how you can set up an IPsec VPN between two FortiGate firewalls in our last blog article, and it works great. But sometimes you will have multiple subnets that you would want to route through the FortiGate firewall, so how do you route multiple subnets across the IPsec tunnel using the …

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We have set up IPsec in one of our previous articles, and some readers reached out to me and said, yes the tunnel came up and I can initiate communication towards the other side, but what if I have multiple subnets how do I enable the communication to both sides? So, in this blog article …

Read More about How to Setup IPsec Site to Site VPN in pfSense with Multiple Subnets?

PfSense is an open-source firewall that you can deploy in practically any network you have. There is a community version of the software, which is completely free, and there is also paid hardware you can acquire from Netgate. Compared to other firewalls, it doesn’t cost as much. In addition, you have another router called MikroTik, …

Read More about Setup IPsec site to site VPN tunnel between Pfsense and MikroTik?

You’ve got a brand new MikroTik router and now you’re wondering how to set up IPsec between your headquarter’s FortiGate firewall and this new MikroTik router. For those of you new to MikroTik, it might feel somewhat overwhelming to understand its functionality, especially when you’re trying to configure the IPsec site-to-site VPN between the FortiGate …

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When introducing a pfSense firewall into your environment, you initially have complete control over the firewall by default. However, when granting access to the operations team, you need to implement different levels of permissions. This ensures that L1 engineers cannot inadvertently shut down critical components on the pfSense firewall. Unlike Cisco, where you can utilize …

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The Microsoft Active Directory (AD) is one of the most popular centralized domain controllers available today. In most enterprises, you will find Microsoft AD deployed as the primary system. Sometimes, you may want to manage your VPN or network infrastructure using the same centralized server to act as a RADIUS server. To accomplish this, you …

Read More about How to Set Up and Manage NPS on Windows Server? – Step-by-Step Guide

Two important aspects of networking are documentation and consistency in following standards.  Once you have both in place, it will help you in the long run when it comes to managing, troubleshooting, configuring, planning, and expanding your network. There are many network documentation tools available, but one popular open-source software among network engineers is NetBox. …

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