How to Disable Internet Access for a Period of Time Every Day or On a Schedule Using Pfsense

Say you want to disable internet access on a specific computer in your LAN/wifi between 11pm to 2am every day and you have the pfsense (https://pfsense.org) firewall properly setup. Here are the steps:

Assign static IP to the machine

Create schedule

Create an alias for the computer

Create the firewall rule

Save and Apply Changes

Test

Note: If you’ve installed TailScale (https://tailscale.com) on the client computer to be blocked, the rule explained above might not work.

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