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Old 4th May 2010
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Default FreeBSD 8.0 Installation as router, firewall & packet filter

I'm noob in BSD. It's my first time when i want to install FreeBSD on my old pc to make my home netwok much safer. Can someone recomend some good site how to do it or maybe some advice...
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See chapter 31.2.4 of the FreeBSD Handbook: Building a Router for setting up your FreeBSD machine as a basic router.

For a firewall and possibly NAT you'll need to use PF, the FreeBSD handbook has a basic section on that too:

Also look at the OpenBSD guide for PF which is more detailed about PF itself:
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If you are impatient you can install pfsense:


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Thx windependence, i'll try this too!
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