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pcdoc

I tried to install it once before I settled on Untange but it balked at my hardware so I dumpted it. Never got past the install. I should go back and try it but honestly not much incentive to do so.

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jmwills

Yea, that's what I remember. Sort like ESXi being real picky on the NIC cards. I think I'll choose my battles.

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geek-accountant

I ran it as a VM for a bit. Seems to have a lot of options, but I came back to pfSense & Untangle.

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jmwills

Once I make the transition over to WHSE, I think it will be TMG time for me.

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Guest no-control

Once I make the transition over to WHSE, I think it will be TMG time for me.

 

TMG is great and I run it to divide up my subnets for test networks and my business network. But it also doesn't do uPnP, just an FYI.

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jmwills

Micheal....this old man doesn't do UPnP! Thanks for the heads up though.

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pcdoc

Great, something else to try and play with.... :D

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Jason

Pfsense appears to be close to releasing 2.1. 2.0.1 is already rock solid.

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geek-accountant

I am still using 1.2.3, it has worked so good that I am worried about changing it. At some point I just need to make the move.

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itGeeks

Of course you don't have to turn UPNP on when running pfSense. Untangle does have better filtering and the Kaspersky paid AV is much better than the free one offered on either pfSense or Untangle. With that said, I still much prefer pfSense over Untangle. I like to know what is happening with the network, how much bandwidth is being uploaded and downloaded and by which machine. Has helped me track down issues several times, of course it was always one of the kids so I have a pretty small list of potential offenders.

 

While I am not a security expert, I am not to worried about letting only the Xbox's use UPNP.

 

Hi everyone, Sorry I have not had time to post and thank everyone for there input to my qwestion. Mike what version of Untangle are you running? I am using build 9.3.0 and the reports and everything about untangle just rocks in my humble apinion coming from pfSense. Sorry everyone I have a weakness for trying new things and I am glade I installed untangle since my last post :)

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