How to connect pfSense to OpenVPN server?

From the pfSense dashboard go to System > Package Manager > Available Packages and search for the openvpn-client-export package. Click the Install button to install it. Go to VPN > OpenVPN > Servers and click Add. On this page we will set all the settings for the server side of the OpenVPN connection.

How to create a CA in pfSense dashboard?

If you are planning to use client certificates you will need a CA to issue them. From the pfSense dashboard, go to System > Cert. Manager > CAs and click Add to create a new CA. Enter a descriptive name to help you identify what the CA is called and a common name which will appear on the certificates.

Do you need a CA to use OpenVPN?

As OpenVPN is based around OpenSSL, it requires at least the server to have a certificate. If you are planning to use client certificates you will need a CA to issue them. From the pfSense dashboard, go to System > Cert. Manager > CAs and click Add to create a new CA.

Which is better Tunnelblick or viscosity for pfSense?

If OpenVPN is used frequently, Viscosity is a much nicer client and well worth the cost. Both Tunnelblick and Viscosity are easily installed, with no configuration options during installation.

What are the IPv6 settings for pfSense tunnel?

Use the information above to fill in the IPv6 Local Networks field in PfSense tunnel settings, as shown below. In the “Client Settings” menu, you don’t need to mess with any of the settings unless you want to send the clients to a specific DNS server, WINS server, etc.

Which is the best authentication backend for pfSense?

The choices available for Authentication Backend Type are Local User Access, LDAP, and RADIUS. If an existing authentication system is already in place, such as Active Directory, pick LDAP or RADIUS depending on how that system is configured.

Is there way to configure Tinc on pfSense?

The tinc/pfsense package would benefit from being able to set the debug. I fiddled about in pfsense to do this for local logging but not for external syslog my changes wouldnt stay as i dont know enough of how pfsense works. someone that are able to configure Tinc on pfsense??