Pfsense – Protect your network
What’s pfSense ??
pfSense is an open source firewall/router computer software distribution based on FreeBSD.
It is installed on a physical computer or a virtual machine to make a dedicated firewall/router for a network
and is noted for its reliability and offering features often only found in expensive commercial firewalls.
It can be configured and upgraded through a web-based interface,
and requires no knowledge of the underlying FreeBSD system to manage
|Install, update, packages, management||
|Functionality and connectivity||
|Firewall and routing||
|Packages support||Packages available as “push button installs” among others:
Enterprise, Open Source Firewall SOLUTIONS
Providing comprehensive network security solutions for the enterprise, large business and SOHO, pfSense solutions bring together the most advanced technology available to make protecting your network easier than ever before. Our products are built on the most reliable platforms and are engineered to provide the highest levels of performance, stability and confidence.
Protect Your Network
|pfSense® software has the flexibility to be installed on a wide range of hardware, but it is currently supported only on the x86 and x86-64 architecture. The types of devices supported range from embedded devices to rack mounted servers.Since network environments differ dramatically, determining the exact hardware sizing for your pfSense deployment can be difficult, but the following will provide some base guidelines on choosing which hardware is sufficient for your installation.pfSense 2.x has low minimum system requirements (for example 256 MB RAM and 500 MHz CPU) and can be installed on hardware with x86 or x86-64 architecture. It is also available for embedded system hardware using Compact Flash or SD cards. pfSense also supports virtualized installation.|