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Category Archives: pfSense
Chris Buechler has announced the availability of the first beta release of pfSense 2.0, a FreeBSD-based firewall system. Our Christmas gift to the community is the 2.0 release reaching the beta milestone. The release is feature complete, with no new features … Continue reading
Kris Moore announced on New Year’s day the availability of PC-BSD 8.0-BETA (Hubble Edition). Version 8.0 contains a number of enhancements and improvements. For a full list of changes, please refer to the changelog. Some of the notable changes are: … Continue reading
Chris Buechler has announced pfSense 1.2.3 1.2.3 release is now available! This is a maintenance release in the 1.2.x series, bringing an updated FreeBSD base, some minor enhancements, some bug fixes, and a couple security updates. We’ve been waiting a … Continue reading
Vincent Danen lists the benefits of using the do-it-yourself pfSense firewall system over some of the readily available firewall appliances from Linksys and D-Link. For features, security, reliability, and availability, pfSense beats the competition. Download (login: email@example.com, pwd: bugmenot)
Authored by pfSense co-founder Chris Buechler and pfSense developer Jim Pingle, The Definitive Guide to pfSense covers installation and basic configuration through advanced networking and firewalling of the popular open source firewall and router distribution. This book is designed to be … Continue reading
Tutorial video on configuring Traffic Shaping to provide priority for VoIP for Asterisk on a pfSense Firewall.
Rolfsa is another user who’s replacing Cisco PIX boxes with pfSense. Part of my security redesign this year is to replace our aging Cisco PIX boxes with pfsense. Yesterday I spent the day setting up a simulated environment for 3 of … Continue reading
Olivier Cochard-Labbé, an IP routing expert and founder of FreeNAS (a FreeBSD based Network-Attached-Storage system), has released the first alpha (0.1) image of his new project: BSD Router Project - http://bsdrp.net bsdrp is an open source customised distribution of FreeBSD dedicated to offering IP routing services … Continue reading