pfSense 2.4 Released, Rebased To FreeBSD 11.1 & New Installer
Written by Michael Larabel in BSD on 12 October 2017 at 12:11 PM EDT. 7 Comments
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There's a new version available of pfSense, the popular BSD-based operating system common to network appliances / firewalls / routers.

The pfSense 2.4 release has rebased to FreeBSD 11.1 as its base operating system. Also a big fundamental change with pfSense 2.4 is a new installer derived from bsdinstall and that brings ZFS/UEFI support and other partitioning improvements.

The pfSense 2.4 release also introduces support for ARM Netgate devices, OpenVPN 2.4.x support, improvements to its web GUI, rewritten captive portal, and a variety of other changes.

More details on pfSense 2.4 can be found via today's release announcement. I should have a fresh network Linux/BSD benchmark comparison soon of different router/firewall-focused distributions.
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