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OPNsense 21.7

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  • OPNsense 21.7 released

    For more than 6 and a half years, OPNsense is driving innovation through
    modularising and hardening the open source firewall, with simple and reliable
    firmware upgrades, multi-language support, fast adoption of upstream software
    updates as well as clear and stable 2-Clause BSD licensing.

    21.7, nicknamed "Noble Nightingale", is one of the largest iterations of
    code changes in our recent history. It will also be the last release on
    HardenedBSD 12.1. We are planning to start the work on FreeBSD 13 as soon
    as next week for the 22.1 series.

    The installer was replaced to offer native ZFS installations and prevent
    glitches in virtual machines using UEFI. Firmware updates were partially
    redesigned and the UI layout consolidated between static and MVC pages.
    The live log now contains the actual rule ID to avoid mismatches after
    adjusting your ruleset and the firewall aliases now also support wildcard
    netmasks. For a complete list of changes see below.

  • OPNsense 21.7 Released With New Installer Offering Better ZFS Support - Phoronix

    OPNsense as the FreeBSD/HardenedBSD-based firewall and routing platform long ago forked from pfSense is out with its newest major release.

    OPNsense 21.7 is "one of the largest iterations of code changes" in their recent history but is still based on HardenedBSD 12.1, the BSD effort around further security hardening of FreeBSD 12.1. OPNsense developers now following this release are beginning to transition to FreeBSD 13 for their OPNsense 22.1 release due out early next year.

  • OPNsense® 21.7 "Noble Nightingale" released

    With over 1000 commits in its core and plugin repository since the last major, this 14th major release is again packed with improvements, new and updated plugins as well as new drivers such as the new AMD XGBE driver.

    Amongst the improvements are the newly designed - API enabled - firewall states diagnostics, firewall live log template support and a full firmware update revamp.

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