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Model Nexcom DNA1110
Sub-category Defunct
Status Faulty
Training requirement yes
Training link Unknown
ACnode no
Owner LHS
Origin donation from Tgreer
Location first floor comms room
Maintainers Sysadmin team

NOTE: Boole is not currently in use

It started rebooting itself so routing was moved to Equipment/Norton to keep things running

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Boole is named after George Boole who was instrumental in differential equations and algebraic logic and ultimately leading to Boolean Algebra.

Boole is a 1U Intel Atom machine (Nexcom DNA1110) running pfSense 2.4. The original hard drive used during 447 Hackney Road was replaced with an SSD as it was dead and we also wanted a router with as few moving parts as possible.

Boole's purpose is providing routing and network uplink services via its four gigabit ethernet ports. It provides DNS, DHCP, and firewall services to the network.


  • IP:
  • DNS:
  • Operating System: pfSense 2.4 (Latest)
  • Access: Internal HTTPS & SSH (Infrastructure Team & Trustees) and externally via non-standard ssh port.


Boole is a Nexcom DNA1110 system with the following:


More information is kept in the Network section of this wiki.


Members of the Admins LDAP group should be able to log into the web interface. This is achieved by allowing LDAP as a login source, and creating a group on PFSense names 'Admins' (matches the LDAP group name exactly) with admin privileges.