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Hyper-V Test Lab

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I've set up a small Hyper-V Active Directory test lab which is isolated from our production network.  I have set it up using a separate internet line that we use for guest WiFi access.

I have the Hyper-V server on  a static IP address on a 192.168.1.xx address.

I have then created a VM running PfSense router to provide the VMs internet access and to further segregate them.  The VMs are connected to a separate Private switch that use IP addresses on 10.10.1.xx range.

I have got the basic connectivity working now, but I am just wondering if it is possible to use the PfSense to act as a VPN so I can connect into the AD domain from home etc.

I'm not looking for detailed instructions on setting it up, but just to know if its possible, or whether I need to approach it in a different way.

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Matthew
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Hi Elliot

Thanks for the link, definitely a good read.  What I can't quite get my head round is how I get access to the VMs that are on the 10.10.1.xx range as the Hypervisor, and any other clients I guess are on the 192.168.1.xx range, much like how it is set up in a residential setting.  So I can see how I could connect via the VPN to those machines e.g. the hyper-v server, but not the actual VMs.

Or does the router part of pfsense handle all of this ?

Just like to properly have my head round stuff before I get stuck in
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I'm sure I'm missing something pretty obvious but just can't seem to join up all the dots.

If anyone has anymore tutorials or guides that would be great.

Cheers
Matthew
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