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The System menu contains choices for the firewall itself, general and advanced options, updates, add-on packages, users, and routing.

Advanced:

Advanced settings for the firewall, hardware, SSH, notifications, tunables, and many others. See Advanced Configuration Options.

Cert Manager:

Manage Certificate Authorities, Certificates, and Certificate Revocation Lists (x.509). See Certificate Management.

General Setup:

General settings such as hostname, domain, and DNS servers. See General Configuration Options.

High Avail. Sync:
 

Controls how pfSense nodes in a High Availability (HA) cluster synchronize states and configuration. See High Availability.

Logout:

Logs out of the GUI, returning the user back to the login screen. See User Management and Authentication.

Package Manager:
 

Additional software add-ons for pfSense to expand its functionality. See Packages.

Routing:

Manage gateways, static routes, and gateway groups for multi-WAN. See Routing.

Setup wizard:

The Setup Wizard performs the basic initial configuration. See Setup Wizard.

Update:

Upgrade pfSense to the latest version. See Upgrading using the WebGUI.

User Manager:

Manage users, groups, and authentication servers (RADIUS or LDAP) for GUI access, VPN access, etc. See User Management and Authentication.

Note

If a user has the WebCfg - System: User Password Manager privilege, this menu option leads that user to a page where they can change their own password but not make changes to other users.

User Settings:

If per-user settings are enabled, this page provides a way for users to override default behavior options found under General Setup.