Alternatives is described as 'The project is a network operating system and software distribution based on OpenBSD, featuring a single, revision-managed, clear-text configuration file with soft re-configuration, editable from CLI and web interface' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are seven alternatives to for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, GNS3, Dynamips and VMware Player. The best alternative is DD-WRT, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like are OpenWrt (Free, Open Source), pfSense (Free, Open Source), MikroTik RouterOS (Paid) and VyOS (Paid, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 2, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DD-WRT is a Linux based alternative OpenSource firmware suitable for a great variety of WLAN routers and embedded systems.
    1. 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 the Linux kernel and consists of a collection of diverse software packages.
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    2. pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall, and router.
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    3. The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS.
    4. VyOS is a community fork of Vyatta , a Linux-based network operating system that provides software-based network routing, firewall, and VPN functionality.

      • Self-Hosted
      • GNS3
      • Dynamips
      Cisco IOS (originally Internetwork Operating System) is a family of software used on most Cisco Systems routers and current Cisco network switches. (Earlier switches ran CatOS.
      • VirtualBox
      • Self-Hosted
      • VMware Workstation
      • GNS3
      • VMware Player
      Junos OS is the FreeBSD-based operating system used in Juniper Networks hardware routers. It is an operating system that is used in Juniper's routing, switching and security devices.
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