Install and Configure pfBlockerNg for DNS Black Listing in pfSense Firewall

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Rob Turner

He is an Instructor of Computer Technology with Ball State University where he currently teaches all of the departments Linux courses and co-teaches Cisco networking courses. He is an avid Debian user as well as many of the derivatives of Debian such as Mint, Ubuntu, and Kali. Rob holds a Masters in Information and Communication Sciences as well as several industry certifications from Cisco, EC-Council, and Linux Foundation.

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2 Responses

  1. Carl says:

    Great article, thanks a lot. It helped me get set up and even works with three interfaces (WAN, LAN, and OPT1 for my Wifi router).

    About the only thing I found missing, and I only mention it because this is a good step-by-step set of instructions to get you going, is to enable pfBlockerNG first, Save, and then go to the DNSBL tab and continue with the instructions. Yes, I did figure it out as it’s not all that hard but with step-by-step, it should be complete :)

  2. techgs says:

    What a nice article !!!

    Excellent work.

    After reading your article I induced to use pfsense and results are far better than expected. I wish you very best for suggesting this. I would say that the solution is far better than commercial firewall.

    May I seek your help by way of an article on a) How to create report of bandwidth usage based on users. b) How to create firewall rules based on mac addresses ( I spent nights to find this , but in vain ) using pfsense….

    Keep writing such beautiful, informative and helpful articles. All the best

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