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Anyone running a PfSense box? 2 months 1 week ago #1099

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I was thinking about using an old pc and setting up a PfSense box for a router. Wondering if anyone has done that?

I'm in the process of networking the whole house, running all the cables to the linen closet, into a patch panel then to the modem, then a switch. Obviously the PfSense box would go in between the modem and switch. I'm also setting up some Ubiquiti wireless access points to once and for all fix the wireless in the house so you can get good wireless anywhere inside and outside.
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Anyone running a PfSense box? 2 months 1 week ago #1100

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I'm not running one, but a client of mine used to use a nextgate, which runs on PfSense. Pretty straight forward little OS and easy to configure.
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Anyone running a PfSense box? 2 months 1 week ago #1101

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I'm sick of consumer grade routers. The one I have atm is just my crappy ISP provided one and its locked down by them disabling most of the features. The wireless sucks on it as well. I'm not paying $350+ for a wireless router that still sucks so that is why I was thinking of going the PfSense box and running Ubiquiti AP's.

I'll run it off an old PC to start with but for a more permanent solution I'll look into some low power devices that can handle it.
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