Sorry for the drama in the title but it sums it up. LOL! I started a new thread because my project takes a new twist. A couple of weeks ago I started a project where I would use windows for a host OS and then I would use pfsense for my vpn connection, lockdown, etc..... Pfsense now works fine on my windows machine to the extent I can easily configure it and it finds wan, etc... I now want to do the same thing with 100% Linux. I loaded 13.10 bare metal and updated the OS and virtualbox. I am using /boot on a flash stick and all is booting fine. I grabbed the 2.0.3 official ova and setup a pfsense VM using it. The linux partition is lvm encrypted but that should not play a factor here. I am stuck in that I cannot get pfsense to find wan or even to bring up the configurator. On my windows box pfsense "sees" the intel hardware (or is provided the info by pfsense/windows) and the connection is solid as can be. When I look at the settings - network - adapters for pfsense under Linux the adapter shows as bridged el0 but there is nothing at all specific for the connection. I am unable to pull up either LAN. I use two 192.168.1.1 router panel and 192.168.2.1 pfsense Lan (I assigned the pfsense lan). On the host linux OS I can instantly pull up the router panel and my root connection is all there. Maybe someone here can give me a clue how to setup wan and ntp in pfsense on the linux platform. If I could gain access to the configurator that would be a start of course.