pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of Small FreeBSD iconFreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall, and router. In addition to being a powerful, flexible firewalling and routing platform, it includes a long list of related features and a package system allowing further expandability without adding bloat and potential security vulnerabilities to the base distribution, making it a fully qualified UTM device. pfSense is a popular project with more than 1 million downloads since its inception, and proven in countless installations ranging from small home networks protecting a PC and an Xbox to large corporations, universities and other organizations protecting thousands of network devices.



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  • BSD “FreeBSD”

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Runtime & OS and Networking Software

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Official Website


Content Filtering DHCP Server Load balancing Openvpn VPN Add a feature


Security & Privacy


authentication captive-portal firewall multi-wan proxy-cache snort spam-filter squidguard traffic-shaper utm vpn-server


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Used pc & a pair of network cards + $0 pfsense If you're a masochist add wifi, but at least employ Ubiquiti UniFi.

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