05 Feb pfSense FAQ
pfSense® is the world’s most trusted open source firewall/router based on FreeBSD. It brings together the most advanced technology available to make protecting a network easier and addresses a wide range of security and networking needs. pfSense is open source and you can download the Community Edition of pfSense here: https://www.pfsense.org/download/.
pfSense Community Edition can be installed on a physical computer or a virtual machine to make a dedicated pfSense firewall and/or pfSense router for a network. It is thoroughly documented (pfSense documentation) and instructions are continuously updated on how to best operate pfSense software.
pfSense Plus is the version of pfSense that comes pre-installed on Netgate appliances.
Thousands of businesses, educational institutions, government agencies and non-profits – on all seven continents, and for years – have come to rely upon pfSense® software for their secure networking needs.
Netgate appliances are the official pfSense hardware running pfSense plus natively. In other words, Netgate devices are developed, designed and tested to run pfSense plus reliably. With Negate pfSense plus appliances business users can access commercial support directly from the team that host and develop the pfSense project.
IT AND GENERAL is one of the only Authorised Netgate Partner in the UK offering access to the full range of Netgate products as well as expert support and solutions. IT AND GENERAL is your first and last stop for pfSense Hardware and Services in the UK.