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opnSense Quick Reference

Initial Setup

  • Do all firmware updates
  • System | Settings | Administration
    • Set console for serial, if you want
    • Enable SSH (Secure Shell)
    • Choose whether to allow root to log in, and whether to allow password auth
    • Set Serial Console if desired
    • Set Authentication Server to Local Database
    • Set parameter for sudo
  • System | Settings | Misch
    • Set hardware acceleration if your hardware supports it
    • Add swap file if memory low and you can spare 2G of disk
    • If you have plenty of memory, set /tmp as RAM disk: Generally uses less than a meg.
    • If you have plenty of memory and don't care if your logs survive a reboot, set /var to RAM disk.

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other/networking/opnsense/quickreferences.txt · Last modified: 2021/02/04 00:54 by rodolico