How to Install and Configure pfSense 2.2.2 (Firewall/Router) for Your Home/Office Network!

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What is pfSense? pfSense is an open source network firewall/router software distribution which is based on the FreeBSD operating system. pfSense software is used to make dedicated firewall/router for a network and it is considered for its reliability, and offers many features which mostly found in commercial firewalls. pfSense can be included with many third party free software packages for additional functionality.

The popular firewalls in industry today are: Cisco ASA, Watchguard, Juniper, Sonicwall, Netgear, and so many more. We can use the pfSense software free of cost and it doesn’t have any licenses. It has rich web interface which allows you to configure all of our network components. pfSense has diagnostic tools to help with troubleshooting network issues.

This post will guide you through the basic instructions on how to install and configure pfSense version 2.2.2 and a few recommendations.

You can also install this as an edge firmware…

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