pfSense Gold is our $99 per year premium membership subscription program, designed to provide special benefits to our members while supporting ongoing development of the Open Source pfSense project. We hope this dual benefit will make Gold a program worth subscribing to.

Current exclusive benefits for Gold members include:

  • Access to our AutoConfigBackup secure cloud based backup service for up to 10 hosts.**
  • Immediate pre-publication access to the updated pfSense: The Definitive Guide book in PDF, fully updated for the pfSense 2.1 release. This is a significant update to the current book, and currently has approximately 200 additional pages. PDF available for immediate download after purchase!
  • Monthly online MeetUp! Video conference using Google Hangouts or similar technology, hosted by a rotating selection of core developers with occasional special guests. We will announce demos / topics in advance and take general questions from the audience.

Future benefits:

  • A Gold Star! Gold status indicated on your pfSense forum posts at Please purchase with the same email address as you use on the forum if you already have an account there, to ensure the integration flows through once we launch this.
  • Subscriber only board on the pfSense forum.
  • In person meet ups at conferences.
  • More to come! We have many other ideas but we would also like to hear from you. If you have suggestions for future benefits, please let us know! Email gold at

Only you can make pfSense better! If you have questions about any of the benefits, please get in touch. New benefits and features will be announced here. We hope you enjoy pfSense Gold - thanks for your continued support!

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**The pfSense Gold AutoConfigBackup service is limited to backing up 10 hosts. Need more? Contact us to discuss specifics.

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