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Offline jimp

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pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« on: November 21, 2017, 11:35:11 am »
Details on the blog:

https://www.netgate.com/blog/pfsense-2-4-2-release-now-available.html

If you need assistance or have issues with the upgrade, please start a new / separate thread in an appropriate board.

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Re: pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2017, 04:42:35 am »
Pretty graphs...   Easier on the eyes. 

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Re: pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2017, 10:21:37 am »
So far 2.4.x + has been a derpy mess.

At the moment I have two boxes who can't see any installed packages (even though they're available in the console and I can use them) and that boxes won't check for updates or new packages.

I also get the nginx 504 message I think it is:  https://forum.pfsense.org/index.php?topic=110515.0;topicseen

I also can't check for updates like these guys:  https://forum.pfsense.org/index.php?topic=139276.0

OpenVPN stops working, I can't SSH, I can't get to the webUI...the box has to be physically rebooted and with a holiday in the US upon us who wants to go do that for a customer that needs great up time?

I regret upgrading to 2.4 from 2.3 for this client!!!

HELP!

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Re: pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2017, 10:26:55 am »
Downgrade.  But for me its working fine.

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Re: pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2017, 10:31:23 am »
I'd say there is every chance you have broken something or something has broken that can be fixed.  What packages are you using?

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Re: pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2017, 11:34:24 am »
I'm sure it can be fixed but I can't find what's broken!

From /usr/local/pkg - I use:

mailreport.xml            openvpn-client-export.xml servicewatchdog.xml
miniupnpd.inc             pfblockerng               servicewatchdog_cron.php
miniupnpd.xml             pfblockerng.xml           snort

I wanted to update the pfblockerng package to the latest after updating to the 2.4.2 release on the two fw's that are derp on the nginx 502 lockup problem but I can't do it form the gui.  Can I from the cli?

Seems that pfbNG is what's causing the nginx problem.

Thanks for any help!

I did contact a colleague and asked him to look at his and his fw on 2.4.1 says there's an update to 2.4.2 and seems to be working correctly.  These are the only two I have in this state of derp.

Oh!  I will also say it's not updating the graphs and thermal sensors either which strikes me as odd but a hint at what might be going on...

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Re: pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2017, 11:38:25 am »
O...M...G.

I was using the new FF 57 or whatever just came out.  I tried chrome for shits and giggles (and I hate Google which is why I have it as a terd option).

All the stuff WORKS in chrome!  Gawd.

How dumb.  Maybe I need to refresh FF or perhaps something.

So my problem was related to only FF!!!

Sorry for the forum spam but maybe this will help people LOL.

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Re: pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2017, 11:43:20 am »
There was a thread recently about how all the misfortunes of life were due to a pfsense upgrade.
Mine was particularly bad...   Still suffering. 

Coincidence...   It happens.

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Re: pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« Reply #8 on: November 23, 2017, 11:54:34 am »
Smooth upgrade from 2.4.1 to 2.4.2 - thanks for all the hard work you guys put into this.

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Re: pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE Now Available!
« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2017, 10:05:18 am »
I run pfSense on ESXI 6.0 latest update. I removed "kern.vty=sc" of /boot/loader.conf.local (I had this VT issue with pfSense 2.4.0).

Then I upgraded via Shell to 2.4.2 and everything is working fine (No VT issue and no Framebuffer issue https://redmine.pfsense.org/issues/7975 )

So thank you for your work!

One question remains: Is pfSense still based on PHP 5.6 and why is it not upgraded to the much faster PHP 7.1.2 or 7.2 (release date on 30 November)?