Problem with booting pfSense from USB Stick

Posted on Fri 21 February 2014 in FreeBSD • Tagged with pfSense

On an appliance I reinstalled with pfSense I was facing a problem booting the system from an usb stick.

The system was not able to mount the partition correctly because it wasn't present at that time. For me this looks like a timing Problem. The system booted without a problem …


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Pfsense 2.0 is released

Posted on Wed 12 October 2011 in FreeBSD • Tagged with Firewall, pfSense, security

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pfSense 2.0 is finally released now. This is quite a nice peace of software.

A lot of functionality like:

  • VPN Gateways: OpenVPN, IPsec, PPTP
  • IP and Portfiltering
  • Webmanagement
  • FreeBSD based
  • Memory stick version available

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pfSense a FreeBSD based firewall

Posted on Thu 21 April 2011 in Security • Tagged with Firewall, pfSense

pfSense-LogoSome time ago I came over pfSense in a project and did some review of it. pfSense is a FreeBSD based firewall with many features and an easy to use web based interface. It works nicely in virtual environments like VMware and it's installation is quite easy.

Within a few …


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