The pfSense Essentials book is the complete reference to the pfSense Internet gateway and firewall. This book covers the entire web and console interface in detail and includes instructions on implementing network time service, VPN connections, captive portals, load balancers, VLANs, caching DNS service, traffic shaping, IPv6 configuration, schedule-based packet filtering, and much more. Every pfSense submenu feature is described.
pfSense: The Definitive Guide
The book also covers many built-in settings that are not configurable. The book also emphasizes the several diagnostic interfaces for troubleshooting and understanding network and system behavior, including graphs, log monitoring, and network probes and traces. This book covers pfSense version 2. This is the publisher's second pfSense book and is a completely new rewrite which introduces the many new features since For the old book covering pfSense 1. Jeremy C. However, some parts are completely missing!
There's nothing about setting up pfSense as a DNS server, or a simple table to explain recommended hardware resources with different configurations, which I think system builders would like to know Jan 17, Scott W.
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Great introduction to pfSense. I tried to utilize the online documentation and there is some good stuff out there, but this book is much better organized and easier to follow.
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I had previous experience with setting up access points and routers from Linksys, etc but needed to get up to speed with pfSense for a networking class. This book did it. Between this and the class I'm really liking pfSense and plan to implement it in my home network. Oct 14, Alistair Warner added it. I've read what I need from this text. Time to close it down and move onto the next one. Jul 03, Khuyen added it.
PfSense : The Definitive Guide
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