pfSense 2.3.2 is Available

pfSensepfSense 2.3.2, with 60 bug fixes, has been released. You can read more about this latest release at the official pfSense blog. I will update the download links ASAP.

Breaking News: pfSense 2.2.6 Available

pfSenseYou may have seen this already, but pfSense 2.2.6 is now available, with a few bug fixes and upgrades. For those already running any 2.2.x version, this is a low risk upgrade, but those on 2.1.x and earlier may have issues. I upgraded from 2.2.5 to 2.2.6 this morning, and it took about 10 minutes. You can read more about this upgrade at the official pfSense blog. I will update the download links ASAP.

Free pfSense Resource Guide

I’m currently giving away a free pfSense resource guide explaining how to set up your own pfSense firewall in 3 easy steps to anyone who signs up for my (low-traffic) mailing list. See this page for more information.

Video: Installing and Configuring the Squid Proxy in pfSense

In this video, I discuss what a proxy is, why you might want to use one, and how to install and configure the Squid package in pfSense. It’s so easy that it takes only a few minutes to install and configure Squid.

Video: Rule Scheduling with pfSense (part two)

This video provides more examples of using scheduling in pfSense. I alter one of the rules created in a previous video so it is only enforced during work hours, while still allowing access during the lunch hour.

Video: Rule Scheduling with pfSense

In the previous video, I covered how to block a website with pfSense. But we may not want to enforce rules at all times. No worries…pfSense makes it easy to use scheduling so rules are not always enforced, as demonstrated in the following video.

BREAKING NEWS: pfSense 2.2.3 Released

pfSensepfSense 2.2.2 has been released, containing 2 low-risk security updates. I will update the links on the downloads page ASAP. You can read all about the newest version at the official pfSense blog. The page also has links to the download mirrors, although, per usual, it’s easier to update pfSense from within the web GUI.

BREAKING NEWS: pfSense 2.2.2 Released

pfSensepfSense 2.2.2 has been released, containing 2 low-risk security updates. I will update the links on the downloads page ASAP. You can read all about the newest version at the official pfSense blog. The page also has links to the download mirrors, although it’s easier to update pfSense from within the web GUI.

New Python Site Launched

Anyone who has an interest in the Python programming language might want to take a look at my latest site, pythonscript.net. I only have a few articles posted so far, but I am setting a goal of posting at least two articles a week. As someone whose forte is in C/C++ programming, I’m looking forward to using the site to further explore the world of Python.

pfSense 2.1.4 Released

pfSense 2.1.4 has been released, about 2 months after pfSense 2.1.3. It is primarily a security release. Packages had their own individual fixes and need updating as well. For a full list of the fixes (security and otherwise) made in this version of pfSense, refer to this blog posting at pfsense.org.

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