pfSense and wildcard DNS

After an absolute ball-ache of trying to get pfSense to work with wildcard DNS over a period of a few weeks (I admit - I rage quit and did other things quite a few times), I have finally cracked the da vinci code. Well, ok, it isn’t difficult to do if I am honest. Basically, it involves you using the DNS forwarder (not the DNS resolver as I have been messing with). Just simply add one line of code into the advanced options area:

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Troubles with Laravel Crypt::decrypt

I've been working with a load of sensitive data recently, so I've had to encrypt loads of database fields. This with Laravel, is pretty damn easy. Check out my previous post for my Support model that encrypts and decrypts on the fly.

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