Site to Site VPN between pfSense and AWS VPC

It’s about time we get our hands dirty and establish our Site to Site VPN between pfSense and AWS VPC.  This tutorial will be a long one, as we go through every single step that gets us up and running and leaves no questions open for you! This tutorial especially covers the use of Scenario 4: VPC with a Private Subnet Only and Hardware VPN Access on AWS.

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AWS with pfSense Part 1: The Concept

Welcome to a new series of tutorials going in the direction of cloud architecture and specifically to AWS with pfSense. In this day and age, a lot of companies don’t want in-house hardware anymore, as the cost of providing a climatized server room and buying physical hardware can get quite high.

Here is where AWS, Amazon Web Services comes into play. You can set up a virtual server in no time and connect it to your internal network through a site to site VPN tunnel.

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Disable screensaver and screen blanking Raspberry Pi 3

If you want to use your Raspberry Pi 3 for monitoring purposes like I do, you probably want to disable screensaver and screen blanking on your Raspberry Pi 3.

I just bought my first Raspberry a few days ago and want to dive into it and see what it’s capable of. I want to utilize this one mostly for monitoring, to attach it to a screen and run a couple of dashboards that oversee my network.

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