pfSense Review

Easy to use, simple configuration, and stable


What is our primary use case?

We are using pfSense as a personal firewall for our systems and network protection.

What is most valuable?

The solution is very easy to use and configure.

For how long have I used the solution?

I have been using pfSense for approximately five years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

I am only using the solution for personal use and have not tried to scale it.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have not been in contact with the technical support because everything has been easy with the solution and there is clear documentation available.

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

I have used other firewalls, such as Cisco and Netgate.

How was the initial setup?

The initial setup is very simple and the configuration is user-friendly. It took me one day for the whole process.

What about the implementation team?

I did the implementation of pfSense myself. The solution does not require much maintenance, we require sometimes to reboot the system.

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

I am using the community version of the solution and it is priced well. There is a cost of learning how to use the solution, if it was free it would be better.

What other advice do I have?

A good firewall has to be easy to install, configure, use, and fit the use case. This solution for my usage is very good.

I would recommend this solution to others.

I rate pfSense a nine out of ten.

Which deployment model are you using for this solution?

Public Cloud

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

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