pfSense Review

It was very straightforward to implement but the RadiusServer needs to be improved.


What is most valuable?

  • Captive Portal 
  • DHCP

How has it helped my organization?

pfSense made my life easier for controlling users and their bandwidth. My internet is not misused anymore.

What needs improvement?

RadiusServer needs some work done.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using it for five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

I've never had any problems.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

Yes I did.

How are customer service and technical support?

Since it's open source, the only support is available in public forums.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I used different routers, but because I wasn’t happy, I was trying different solutions and I found this one which was the most effective of all those I tried.

How was the initial setup?

It was very straightforward.

What about the implementation team?

I did it on my own.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

It was free.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I looked at many hardware solutions.

What other advice do I have?

Go ahead and just implement it.


Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.

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