Alternatives to pfSense for all platforms with any license

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  • DD-WRT icon

    DD-WRT

    DD-WRT is a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a great variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems. The main emphasis lies on providing the...

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

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    OpenWrt

    OpenWRT ( open - wireless receiver transmitter ) is a niche Linux distribution mainly installed on embedded devices, e.g. residential gateways. It is built on top of...

    Open Source Linux Debian

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    OPNsense

    OPNsense includes most of the features available in expensive commercial firewalls, and more in many cases. It brings the rich feature set of commercial offerings with...

    Open Source Self-Hosted

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    • OPNSense has the lost features in pfSense. Guest • Oct 2016 Disagree   Agree
  • MikroTik RouterOS icon

    MikroTik RouterOS

    The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS. Installed on a personal computer or server computer, it turns the computer...

    Commercial Web Self-Hosted

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  • ClearOS icon

    ClearOS

    ClearOS is a family of operating systems for the enterprise, small business, and home. There are three editions to choose from depending on your needs and suitable to...

    Open Source Linux

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  • NethServer icon

    NethServer

    NethServer is an operating system for Linux enthusiasts, designed for small offices and medium enterprises.

    Open Source Linux

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  • IPFire icon

    IPFire

    IPFire is a server distribution with intended to use as a firewall. It focuses on flexibility, and scales from small to middle sized business networks and home networks....

    Open Source Linux

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  • ZeroShell icon

    ZeroShell

    Zeroshell is a Linux distribution for servers and embedded devices aimed at providing the main network services a LAN requires. It is available in the form of Live CD or...

    Open Source Linux Self-Hosted

  • Sophos UTM icon

    Sophos UTM

    Sophos UTM integrates complete security software within a single appliance. Choose only the protection you need when you need it. And deploy it on the platform that best...

    Commercial Linux Web

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    IPCop

    IPCop Firewall is a Linux firewall distribution geared towards home and SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) users. The IPCop interface is very user-friendly and task-based....

    Open Source Linux

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    • Discontinued The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.1.9, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.
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    Untangle

    Untangle is a platform for deploying network based applications. The platform unites these applications around a common GUI, database and reporting. Applications on the...

    Freemium Linux

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  • Endian Firewall Community icon

    Endian Firewall Community

    Endian Firewall Community (EFW) is a "turn-key" linux security distribution that turns every system into a full featured security appliance with Unified Threat...

    Open Source Linux

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    VyOS

    VyOS is a community fork of Vyatta , a Linux-based network operating system that provides software-based network routing, firewall, and VPN functionality. ...

    Open Source Linux

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pfSense Comments

replace ISP CPE ('router') with pfSense for ~ $100

Positive Comment by Unwasted_Youth
about pfSense and MAXS Jul 2014

Used pc & a pair of network cards
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$0 pfsense

If you're a masochist add wifi, but at least employ Ubiquiti UniFi.

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Comment by cqrite
about pfSense Jan 2013

pfSense runs on FreeBSD not Linux

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