pfSense DNS and DHCP Configuration

This is the basic DNS and DHCP configuration steps to setup pfSense systems for my home network.

System – General

  • Hostname: pfSense
  • Domain: example.com <<Or whatever your domain name is
  • Google DNS: 8.8.8.8, 8.8.4.4, 2001:4860:4860::8888, 2001:4860:4860::8844
  • Allow DNS to be overwritten

Services – DNS Resolver

  • Check DNSSEC Support
  • Check Register DHCP leases in the DNS Resolver
  • Check Register DHCP static mappings in the DNS Resolver

 

Services – DHCP Server

  • Set range 192.168.10.100-200

That’s it. Basic configuration steps for DNS and DHCP.