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pfSense is a free and open source firewall and router that also features unified threat management, load balancing, multi WAN, and more

pfSense Alternatives

The best pfSense alternatives based on verified products, community votes, reviews and other factors.
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    The main product of MikroTik is a Linux-based operating system known as MikroTik RouterOS.

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    OPNsense® you next open source firewall. Free Download. High-end Security Made Easy™. Offers Intrusion Prevention, Captive Portal, Traffic Shaping and more.

  3. Ensure healthy website performance, uptime, and free from vulnerabilities. Automatic checks for SSL Certificates, domains and monitor issues with your websites all from one console and get instant notifications on any issues.

    Try for free freemium $9.0 / Monthly (Lite plan)

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    OpenWrt is an open-source firmware based on Linux for wireless routers

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    SonicWall security solutions protects your network, systems, users and data from cyber threats.

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    Sqreen is a web application security monitoring and protection solution helping companies protect their apps and users from attacks. Get started in minutes.

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    Comodo Firewall Pro - Secure your system against internal attacks such as Trojan viruses /...

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    Untangle NG Firewall filters traffic based on IP address, protocol and port, which enables administrators to designate which systems and services (HTTP, FTP, etc.) are publicly available.

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    Lightweight and non-intrusive firewall

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    VyOS in an open source Linux-based operating system sold and distributed by Sentrium corporations. It is geared toward IT specialists and network administrators for the purpose of securing network and company data... read more.

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    Emsisoft Online Armor Firewall is a freemium online firewall protection system by the Emsisoft that is based on the own independent protection technology of the Emsisoft.

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    Sophos XG Firewall provides unprecedented visibility into the network, users, and applications directly from the all-new control center.

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    IPFire is a server distribution with intended to use as a firewall.

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    A very good alternative for Windows Server, for free

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11 Best pfsense Alternatives To Secure Your Network
Unlike those of other available pfSense competitors, its capabilities allow it to be compared to commercial firewalls. You can also customize the pfSense firewall to match your needs based on the level of security and protection you want, as well as your specialist knowledge.
Top 7 pfSense Alternatives
Wait, I said alternatives to pfSense so what is this doing on the list? pfSense Plus recently forked away from pfSense community edition (CE). Over time pfSense Plus and pfSense CE will continue to diverge. pfSense Plus is expected to have more features.
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