pfSense Review

The proxy filtering is valuable except for blocking HTTPS which it can't do.


Valuable Features

  • MAC Filtered DHCP and DNS
  • Captive Portal
  • VPN
  • Proxy Server
  • Proxy Filter

Improvements to My Organization

It has provided us with secure internet browsing and a strong monitoring ability.

Room for Improvement

Proxy filters are not supported for the blocking of HTTPS sites.

Use of Solution

I've used it for two to three years.

Deployment Issues

No issues encountered yet.

Stability Issues

No issues encountered yet.

Scalability Issues

No issues encountered yet.

Customer Service and Technical Support

Customer Service:

I have not gotten any support from the customer service center because I can get all the solutions on their web blogs.

Technical Support:

I think it is perfect.

Previous Solutions

I was using another product, but it didn't have a bandwidth controller and monitoring tool like this product does. I switched because I can find everything in one window.

Initial Setup

Its installation setup & procedure is so simple that a layman could install it.

Implementation Team

I installed it by myself and used Google for assistance.

ROI

It's positive.

Pricing, Setup Cost and Licensing

I just downloaded the program from the website free of chard. The best thing is, this product can be installed on any machine.

Other Solutions Considered

No other options were evaluated.

Other Advice

It is recommended, as it is a stable product.

Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
2 Comments
Manager IT at a energy/utilities company with 501-1,000 employeesReal User

Planning to try some other firewalls as well...!!

08 May 15
Manager IT at a energy/utilities company with 501-1,000 employeesReal User

Can any one have experienced to deploy Pfsense on Hyper-V ... I am planning to deploy this scenario.

13 July 15
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