pfSence DNS and DHCP

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

System – General

  • Hostname: pfSense
  • Domain: <<Or whatever your domain name is
  • Google DNS:,, 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

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