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Netgate pfSense Plus Firewall/VPN/Router

Netgate pfSense Plus Firewall/VPN/Router

By: Netgate Latest Version: 24.03.0

Product Overview

pfSense Plus software is the world's leading price-performance edge firewall, router, and VPN solution. Over seven million installations used by homes, businesses, government agencies, educational institutions and service providers.

//04-2024 - With the release of 24.03, Netgate will no longer be supporting instance types with 512MB memory or less. If you are running an instance tX.nano, please make sure to upgrade the instance to tX.micro or higher PRIOR to upgrading to 24.03//As of 24.03 - Supports High Availability configurations across both AWS zones and regions, with seamless settings and configuration synchronization ensuring enterprise grade consistent performance. See pfSense Plus on AWS documentation and HA blog at

No hidden fees for features or functions. No arbitrary licensing fees. No artificial user limitations. Just unparalleled ROI and TCO.

Firewall: Stateful packet inspection, GeoIP blocking, Anti-spoofing, Captive portal guest network, Time-based rules, Connection limits, NAT mapping (inbound/outbound)

Router: Policy-based routing, Concurrent IPv4/v6 support, Configurable static routing, IPv6 network prefix translation, IPv6 router advertisements, Multiple IP addresses per interface, PPoE server

Attack Prevention: IDS/IPS, Snort-based packet analyzer, Layer 7 application detection, Multiple rules/sources/categories, Emerging threats database, IP blacklist database, Pre-set rule profiles, Per-interface configuration, False positive alert suppression, Deep packet inspection (DPI), Application blocking

VPN: IPsec, OpenVPN, Wireguard, Site-to-site and remote access VPN, SSL encryption, VPN client for multiple operating systems, L2TP/IPsec for mobile devices, IPv6 support, Split tunneling, Multiple tunnels, VPN tunnel failover, NAT support, Automatic or custom routing, Local user authentication or RADIUS/LDAP

Reverse Proxy and Load Balancing: HTTP and HTTPS proxy, high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP, HTTP and HTTPS-based applications.

Network Services: Dynamic DNS, DHCP Server, DNS Forwarding, DNS Filtering

Management: GUI, full suite of configuration, user authentication, system security, resilience/reliability, and system reporting/monitoring features
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Netgate is the company behind the pfSense project and the only official source for pfSense Plus and Community Edition (CE) software. As the primary contributors, our developers work hard to provide the best firewall security technology for your cloud infrastructure.





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Linux/Unix, FreeBSD 14

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