The XG-1541 1U pfSense Security Gateway Appliance is an excellent solution for medium to large business to provide flexible configuration and support for multi-WAN, high availability, VPN, load balancing, reporting and monitoring, etc. With preloaded pfSense software, the XG-1541 1U is a fast networking security solution unencumbered by traditional annual contracts, licensing fees, or artificial limitations. It can be configured as a firewall, LAN or WAN router, VPN appliance, DHCP Server, DNS Server, and IDS/IPS with optional packages to deliver a high performance, high throughput front-line security architecture.
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pfSense is a free, open source firewall and router platform based on FreeBSD that is functionally competitive with expensive, proprietary commercial firewalls. pfSense can be configured as a stateful packet filtering firewall, a LAN or WAN router, VPN Appliance, DHCP Server, DNS Server, or can be configured for other applications and special purpose Appliances. This next generation pfSense security appliance features include:
Stateful packet filtering firewall or pure router
Routing policy per gateway and per-rule for multiple WAN, failover, load balancing
Transparent layer 2 firewall
Support for IPV6, NAT, BGP
Captive portal with MAC filtering, RADIUS support, etc
VPN: IPsec, OpenVPN, PPTP
Dynamic DNS client
DHCP Server and Relay functions
Reporting and monitoring features with real time information