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Category Archives: pfSense
Chris Buechler announced version 2.0.3 of pfSense today. I’m happy to announce the release of pfSense 2.0.3. This is a maintenance release with some bug and security fixes since 2.0.2 release. You can upgrade from any previous release to 2.0.3. Check … Continue reading
“Imagine this scenario: Another business group in your midsize company needs some new network connectivity, but they also require a number of network security features, including an integrated access point, user authentication, VPN capabilities, and a firewall to separate a … Continue reading
Ever wanted to set up a pfSense firewall/router with content filtering? Howtoforge has one of the easiest tutorials to help you set this up. If you have a spare box, there’s no reason now to wait any longer: pfSense – Squid … Continue reading
Installing and configuring FreeBSD as router is something most of us won’t do daily. It’s one of those jobs you do once, and when it’s up and running, you let your server / router do its work and you don’t … Continue reading
This screencast demonstrates the use of a pfSense device for traffic shaping on a typical home network, with the goals of minimizing latency and maximizing throughput. In particular, we use a three-tier queue configuration where a parent speedboost queue on … Continue reading
There’s a very useful howto on the pfsense forums showing step-by-step how to run pfSense in virtualbox: Get Oracle VirtualBox from https://www.virtualbox.org/ or from the repo of your distribution. Works in Windows, Linux too. Download a VGA-enabled nanobsd version of pfSense from here. For example … Continue reading
Chris Duckett from zdnet news compared PC-BSD’s installer and FreeBSD’s new bsdinstall (screenshots). FreeBSD and PC-BSD installers in pictures We all know which one looks better and has the best features….