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Announcing Netgate Global Support!

Scott Davis | June 01, 2017

Netgate Global Support has arrived! Netgate is very excited to announce our new multi-channel enterprise support offering to all of our customers. We believe that this new support structure will take our line of pfSense Security...

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pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE now available

by Jim Pingle on November 21, 2017

We are excited to announce the release of pfSense® software version 2.4.2, now available for new installations and upgrades! pfSense software version 2.4.2 is a maintenance release bringing security patches and stability fixes for issues present in previous pfSense 2.4.x branch releases. pfSense 2.4.2-RELEASE updates and installation images are available now! Highlights In case you missed the pfSense 2.4.0 and...

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pfSense 2.3.5-RELEASE now available

by Jim Pingle on October 31, 2017

pfSense® software version 2.3.5 is now available for upgrades! As we have promised, will will continue to deliver security and stability fixes to the pfSense 2.3.x line even after we have released pfSense 2.4.0, since i386 and NanoBSD were deprecated in pfSense 2.4.0. These updates will continue for a minimum of one year after the pfSense 2.4.0 release date, which...

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AWS Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) now supported

by Doug McIntire on October 25, 2017

In June 2016, Amazon announced Elastic Network Adapter (ENA) on Amazon Web Services (AWS). ENA allows customers to dynamically shift between 1 Gbps, 10 Gbps, or 25 Gbps network adapter sizes fronting larger EC2 instances. This enables customers to accommodate anticipated or realized traffic spikes associated with a new product launch, product promotion, special event, etc. With Amazon’s ENA launch,...

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pfSense 2.4.1-RELEASE Now Available

by Jim Pingle on October 24, 2017

We are excited to announce the release of pfSense® software version 2.4.1, now available for new installations and upgrades! pfSense software version 2.4.1 is a maintenance release bringing security patches and stability fixes for issues discovered in pfSense 2.4.0-RELEASE. pfSense 2.4.1-RELEASE updates and installation images are available now! Security advisories from upstream projects announced after pfSense 2.4.0-RELEASE made this additional...

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pfSense 2.4.0-RELEASE Now Available!

by Jim Pingle on October 12, 2017

We are excited to announce the release of pfSense® software version 2.4, now available for new installations and upgrades! pfSense software version 2.4.0 was a herculean effort! It is the culmination of 18 months of hard work by Netgate and community contributors, with over 290 items resolved. According to git, 671 files were changed with a total 1651680 lines added,...

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It’s Still Free to Use

by Jim Thompson on October 11, 2017

If you’ve been testing 2.4 snapshots and updates, you’ve already seen a lot of new features. You have probably also seen a new pop-up in the webGUI. While the pop-up is new, the message isn’t. On January 27, 2017 we posted a blog Announcing a new trademark policy for pfSense. This pop-up is a simple reminder that ensures everyone sees...

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No Plan Survives Contact with the Internet

by Jim Pingle on October 03, 2017

The release of pfSense® software version 2.4.0 is near. Originally, we had hoped to publish it this week, however, the process had to be halted before we could finish. While we were engaged in the process of wrapping up testing and preparing the release, Google announced vulnerabilities they discovered in dnsmasq, which is a part of the pfSense software base...

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Introducing the XG-1537 Firewall Appliance

by Doug McIntire on September 27, 2017

We are excited to announce a new addition to our XG product family. Please welcome the XG-1537! This is the replacement for the XG-2758 and we think you’ll be pleased with the new features it has to offer. This platform is targeted as a medium/high-range performance option, ideal for the medium to large business. It comes in a 1U chassis,...

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Contributing to the pfSense project gets easier!

by Jim Thompson on September 14, 2017

In March 2014, in order to protect the pfSense community and project from any legal challenge as to ownership of contributions, we introduced a contributor license agreement, modeled on the CLA for the Apache project. Today, there are over 200 individuals who are contributing to the pfSense project under the terms of the CLA. In July 2016. we moved pfSense...

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Introducing the SG-3100 Firewall Appliance

by Doug McIntire on September 05, 2017

We are pleased to announce an addition to our SG product family. Please welcome the SG-3100! Yes, this is the product we’ve previously referred to as R-1. We’ve already seen a lot of excitement for this release and we expect it to become a favorite among our customers. This platform is targeted as a low/mid-range performance option, ideal for the...

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