Configuring vmbr0 with Public IP for pfSense Internet Access: How to Access pfSense Web Interface?


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Oct 31, 2023

I was wondering if it's possible to configure the vmbr0 interface with a public IP address, allowing me to connect to it, while also connecting it to a pfSense virtual machine to provide internet access.

If this configuration is feasible, is there a way to access the pfSense configuration web interface?

Thanks in advance for your help!
Hello everyone,

I've found a way to resolve my issue! Thank you all for your advice and suggestions.

Until next time,
Good, but I don't see why you want to expose PVE to the Internet.
You can easily create a port forwarding rule on your pfSense.
Probably the safest way is to use a mesh VPN; Tailscale is great for that.
Bien, mais je ne vois pas pourquoi vous souhaitez exposer le PVE sur Internet.
Vous pouvez facilement créer une règle de redirection de port sur votre pfSense.
Le moyen le plus sûr est probablement d’utiliser un VPN maillé ; Tailscale est idéal pour cela.
Thank you for your suggestion. I was able to resolve the issue while adhering to the directives from my management. However, I remain open to exploring additional security options. Your mention of Tailscale has caught my interest, and I plan to delve deeper into this option to enhance the security of access to Proxmox from the Internet. If you have any further advice or recommendations on securing this access, I would be eager to hear them. Thanks again for your valuable assistance.


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