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Troubleshooting Inbound Load Balancing

A more thorough troubleshooting guide for inbound load balancing can be found in the pfSense Book.

  1. Ensure that all servers in the pool have pfSense® software set as their gateway (very important)

  2. Make sure pools have been defined in Services > Load Balancer on the Pools tab

  3. Create a Virtual server mapping the Server Address (public firewall ip) to the pool

  4. Add a firewall rule on the WAN or OPT interface permitting traffic to the internal pool IP addresses. Aliases are handy for this task

If trouble continues, gather this information and send a request for help on the forum or the support mailing list.

cat /var/etc/relayd.conf