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Category Archives: pfSense
pfSense is an open source distribution of FreeBSD-based firewall which provides a platform for flexible and powerful routing and firewalling. The versatility of pfSense presents us with a wide array of configuration options. Matt Williamson takes a look at some … Continue reading
Packt Publishing, the publishers of Learning FreeNAS, are now in the process of publishing pfSense 2 Cookbook. This book helps users discover the power of pfSense‘s core functionality. It is written by Matt Williamson and is filled with examples of interfaces, … Continue reading
smallnetbuilder.com has an article (Build your own UTM with pfSense) showing what you can do with pfSense as Unified Threat Management appliance, esp. with regards to Intrusion Detection and Prevention, Anti-Virus, Content Filtering, Anti-Spam and Traffic Control. The concept of Unified … Continue reading
I End of Life Announcement for PC-BSD 7.x With the release of version 8.2 just around the corner, and PC-BSD 9.0 slated for later this year, we will be stopping the production of new packages / PBIs for the PC-BSD 7.x … Continue reading
Recently I contacted lead developers of different FreeBSD based projects and asked them about their development plans and ideas for 2011. Yesterday we looked at PC-BSD, let’s now see what the pfSense developers have in store. As most of you … Continue reading
Next week I’ll be posting a number of posts on what project founders and developers are planning this year for some FreeBSD based operating systems. I’ll be posting on PC-BSD, pfSense, m0n0wall, HeX, MaheshaBSD, Debian GNU/kFreeBSD and maybe a few … Continue reading
Debian’s GNU/kFreeBSD Installer will support ZFS “While Debian GNU/kFreeBSD has supported the ZFS file-system with its FreeBSD-8 kernel, support for installing the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD distribution to a root ZFS file-system will now be possible with the Debian 6.0 “Squeeze” release. … Continue reading