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Routing Steam traffic into sigle WAN (of three)

The newest update for keeping the gaming performance in good shape with pfsense is to put steam-related traffic into lowest priority, or maybe just put it into single WAN. This can be be done with simple rules. The same rules can be used for tagging the traffic, and prioritizing them down in the QoS side […]

Updated the LAN routing machine

My old esxi was intalled on single USB dongle, which died (I failed). So I upgraded everything. Changed old HDD’s into SSD and upgraded all software too Everything is not hosted on Proxmox instead of Esxi. Steamcache is not upgraded into lancache (http://lancache.net/)pfsense is just newer version Here’s the upgraded network diagram: At times like […]

Configuring Mime types for Azure and WordPress

My blog has been not working so well for quite some time. The Symbian sis file downloads were broken due to broken theme and plugins. After I got the blog working again I wanted to move it into cloud. I chose Azure, since I haven’t been using that before. Configuring MIME types in Azure First […]

Serving static pages with a custom domain with Cloudflare and github pages

The idea is pretty cool. You can serve static web-pages for free with your own domain with Cloudflare and Github Pages. The Cloudflare is handling the DNS, page caching, and the TSL certificate. The the pages itself are hosted by github. Here’s a quick tutorial how to do it. Cloudflare Set the DNS to point […]

pfSense Traffic Shaper for prioritizing gaming traffic

This a lot easier, than I originally though it would be. Works really well on my multiWAN setup too! I did everything with the Wizard, that can be found under firewall/traffic shaper. The Wizard Why even post steps about a traffic shaper wizard? Well, it’s pretty easy to use, so maybe there’s no point. However […]

Realtime clock data from Alge-timing system

I made all of this stuff into the Finice 2019 ice climbing competition (www.finice2019.com).  The idea is to send the clock timing events into web, so we could use them in the results-office, or we could insert the clock into the video stream during the competition. There’s always some delay in the video stream, so […]

Configuring SyntaxHighlighter plugin to StripBrs

I had way too much trouble with the new version of the SyntaxHighlighter Evolved plugin. The default configuration page is missing the option to StripBrs. A quick and dirty solution was to write a plugin to configure the other plugin. The SyntaxHighlighter configuration is easy. The plugin is running on JavaScript, so all we have to do […]

Updated my pfSense for LAN-parties

Update to my previous post https://summeli.com/11741/ I added a new WAN port for my pfSensebox. Now we can have a mobile 4G connection shared into LAN from all three Finnish networks (DNA, Telia, Elisa). This is pretty rad.

Routing multi-WAN in pfSense

I just added a third WAN connection into my pfSensebox for  LAN parties. However the configuration was pretty tricky and I forgot most of the settings, so I wrote this quick guide to follow for the future (if I have to do it again..) Configure WANs The fist step is to configure WANs. Just configure […]

Building a router for LAN party with pfSense and Steam cache

We have small LAN-party for about 30 people twice a year. The party takes a place far away from good internet connections. We have to manage with only 4G connections in here. Currently it get really troublesome if we get some game updates to steam etc. since we’re only having one 4G connection witch is […]