[CentOS] iptables ... *BSD pf ... pfSense
timo.schoeler at riscworks.net
Tue Dec 22 19:01:39 UTC 2009
On 12/22/2009 07:22 PM, Götz Reinicke - IT Koordinator wrote:
> I followed the "Optimizing CentOS for gigabit firewall" posting and as
> some posters wrote pf is soo sooo ssooooo mutch faster, I was thinking
> to give it a try. But I'm not familier to BSD so I was looking for some
> tools and found "pfsense"
> "pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD
> tailored for use as a firewall and router"
> Has any of the firewall guys on the list ever tested this distri?
> What do you think?
pf is not a native FreeBSD thingie... you won't get the latest features,
tweaks, and optimizations there.
> Right now we run a iptables Shorewall system and had no problems so far,
> but having a "managed" firewall distri which rocks whould be an alternative.
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