Why I Stopped Selling the WANBOX

Many of you know that for a while I was selling a product called the WANBOX. The WANBOX is a 6 port full gigabit capable router/firewall box based on the Intel Atom E3845 processor. It's fantastically capable a...

The Best pfSense Box

As you guys know I am a huge fan of pfSense. I've been running it in my environment for several years and its just rock solid and reliable. The biggest issue is that although pfSense is community based and open...

Installing pfSense on the WANBOX

Installing pfSense on the WANBOX is a simple task that can be accomplished in just a few minutes.  There are many operating systems that can be installed on The Geek Pub WANBOX.  Also supported is OpenSense, Ro...

Tour of My Home Network (and More!)

So I have had a ton of requests over the years to give a tour of my home network. Honestly, I never gave the tour because I just didn't think people would be that interested in what I had. Well I have had enoug...

pfSense Rules not Working?

pfSense has to be the greatest thing to ever happen to the open source firewall movement. It's a one of those open source products that's truly a game changer. It runs on just about any hardware, whether it be ...

pfSense Road Warrior IPSec Config That Works

If you're like me you've tried a to find a pfSense Road Warrior configuration for IPSec that actually works and you've banged your head against the wall for hours because its one giant problem after another.  E...

pfSense not Recovering after WAN Failure

pfSense is probably the best open source firewall/router software package I have ever used. It's packed full of professional feature sets and has a very polished and clean user interface (web based GUI). And it...