pfSense hardware router for VPN, firewall
Although pfSense can be virtualized like an ordinary operating system, a 'real firewall' should always run on physical hardware, as network performance makes the difference. See below our hardware recommendation for pfSense.
pfSense hardware RecommendationThe following overview shows pfSense minimum requirements which are nowadays only recommended in a test environment. For a productive deployment you better follow our hardware recommendation for pfSense.
For exact sizing of pfSense hardware depending on your individual requirements please contact us, we will find the right hardware for you.
|CPU||1.5 GHz multi core, 64-bit|
|Hard disk||120 GB SSD|
|Network||3x Gigabit Ethernet|
Minimum requirements (not officially)
|CPU||1 GHz 64-bit|
|Hard disk||10 GB|
Hardware configuration and pricesThe hardware we provide is tested with pfSense. The table shows the measured TCP throughput, with associated CPU and network card after the default installation.
Before you order the hardware, you can configure it with more: RAM, CPU, hard drives, network cards, etc. For your questions, for a test unit for compatibility/performance, or for a custom PDF quote write to us.
Updated on: 2022-09-24
pfSense softwarepfSense is a firewall distribution based on the FreeBSD operating system and the package filter pf of OpenBSD. pfSense is a free firewall distribution based on the FreeBSD operating system, which was specially developed for use as a firewall and router. It is managed completely via the web interface.
FreeBSD itself is an operating system for a variety of platforms that focuses on functionality, speed and stability. pfSense is very robust, supports numerous functions for router/firewall among other load-balancing & failover.
Hardware for pfSenseThe hardware we offer is tested with pfSense for compatibility and TCP throughput. The table above shows the measured TCP throughput after the default installation.
pfSense can be installed on any compatible hardware by the customer. The hardware with usual UEFI BIOS can boot over the network or from a USB stick.
In standard Firewall hardware is available as mini PC (aluminum case) and rack version 19 inch 1U , see pictures.
Mini-PC für Open Source Firewall full aluminum case 211x254x86mm
2x Server in 19inch 2U Rack 483x300x88mm, very quiet
19inch 1U Server 483x250x44mm for Open Source Firewall
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