pfSense Open Source Firewall Presentation
Fast, Secure and full of features makes pfSense one of the best firewalls out there — and it’s free and open source
We have used pfSense both in house and at our clients for years now. It’s an amazingly full-featured and robust firewall, built on FreeBSD, using the pf packet filter. The entire firewall is open source with commercial support available via subscription services. The web interface is well done giving you access to all of the features without on the need for going to the command line. It supports IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, and OpenVPN VPNs. It can handle multi-WAN configurations, and it offers QoS, very detailed performance data collection and graphing, load balancing, captive portal, DHCP services, and more capabilities. pfSense boxes also support failover via CARP (Common Address Redundancy Protocol) The system also supports plugins to further enhance the system and add custom features. I put together this presentation to give on overview and explain how the firewall works and why you should consider running pfSense in your home or business network.