Management vlan pfsense question

So I’m new to pfsense and looking to get setup my own home pfsense box. I’m curious as to management vlan am I right in thinking that management vlan is for things like accessing APs, and switches for managing.

Management vlan 10

AP ip address -
Switch ip address -
Also what ip address segment should the pfsense box be, also vlan 10 or would the default suffice.

Hopefully this makes sense.

If you are new to setting thing up, moving to a management VLAN might be a big challenge to start with. But yes, you can change via rules on the firewall what network can access the web interface on pfsense.

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@Mati92, it is very common to isolate the mgmt interfaces of your network devices to a dedicated vlan and limit access to them. When it comes to the default settings for mgmt of the pfSense firewall, I create a new interface for this. You don’t want any end user system to have access to the mgmt ports on any of your gear.

Another question for tagged ports that are carrying all the vlan traffic
Vlan 30 and 40 work and pull an address from pfsense.

Vlan 10 and 20 womt work and dont pull an address from pfsense.

It is probably your member port config. I don’t know what physical ports would run what VLANs, but since they don’t have all VLANs assign to them across the board it is the first place I would look.

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I was in idiot turned out my vlan 30 and 40 were assigned to the wrong interface. Working now.


Been there many times and probably many more in the future, lol.

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