Quick news: Firewalls, VirtualBSD, pfSense

Below three links to posts on pfSense and VirtualBSD Techsource has an overview of 5 firewalls, one of which is the FreeBSD based pfSense. If you’re having a small computer network at home or a huge office with hundreds of desktops, cyber security is something you can...

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BSDTalk interview with Peter Losher (ISC)

There's a 17 minute interview with Peter Losher from the Internet Software Consortium (ISC) on bsdtalk. Subject of the conversation is the ISC, running DNS root servers, and various other projects. BSDTalk Interview with Peter Losher (ISC)  

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pfSense 2.0-RC3 now available

pfSense 2.0-RC3 now available

Chris Buechler has announced Release Candidate 3 (RC3) of the upcoming pfSense 2.0. Changes and revision history can be tracked on github. If you're keen to find out what's been added and changed in 2.0 in general, have a look at the pfSense 2.0 new features and...

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FreeNAS 8: interview and review

FreeNAS 8: interview and review

Techworld Australia caught up with Josh Paetzel, director of IT at iXsystems and project manager for FreeNAS 8, to talk about the current state of the OS, what lies ahead for it, and the relationship to FreeNAS 0.7. Check out the article for the full conversation. One...

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NanoBSD and ALIX (BSD Magazine 2011-06)

NanoBSD and ALIX (BSD Magazine 2011-06)

A new month, a new BSD Magazine issue. The latest issue is titled NanoBSD and ALIX (pdf). From the table of contents: Introduction to OpenSSL: Command-line Tool The article describes the command-line utility of openssl. It is a tool that supports encryption and...

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pfSense FAQs

pfSense FAQs

pfSense is an open source distribution of FreeBSD-based firewall which provides a platform for flexible and powerful routing and firewalling. The versatility of pfSense presents us with a wide array of configuration options. Matt Williamson takes a look at some...

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