Posts Tagged ‘VMware’

pfSense 1.2.1-RC2 VMware Appliance available

Friday, November 21st, 2008

With each release going forward, we will be providing a VMware appliance in addition to the versions currently provided. This one is being handled a little differently since it is in the first, in the future they will just be a part of the normal release announcement.

Many people (including nearly all of our developers) run pfSense in various VMware products covering their entire product line. For years now, the pfSense installer has automatically detected when you are running in VMware and applied OS tweaks specific to optimal performance when running under VMware hypervisors. More recently, Open-VM-Tools, the open source version of VMware Tools,is also available as a pfSense package. If you are one of the many existing users of pfSense in VMware, you should consider installing that package.
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VMWare Developers Edition

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005

I am happy to announce that the VMWare Developers Edition is now working.

This will allow anyone interested on hacking pfSense to easily get started. This will also allow one to build their own custom image if they wish.

Please, do not download the file if you do not plan on doing one of the above items as its quite large!

Thanks and please send me feedback if you do use it.