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Running pfSense as an Azure IaaS Virtual Machine

  Posted by Vaggelis Kappas , in PowerShell, Microsoft Azure 23 July 2015 · 1,044 views

A client of mine has asked me if it would be possible to run pfSense as a Microsoft Azure IaaS Virtual Machine. pfSense® software is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD, specifically tailored for use as a firewall and router that is entirely managed via web interface.


At that time, I had in mind that running FreeBSD 10 under Hyper-V and in Microsoft Azure, is something that can be done. So, I decided to build a deployment as a Proof of Concept and to write a blog post about this deployment.


This post will provide instructions and all the necessary steps to prepare, upload and run pfSense-2.2.3 in Microsoft Azure.


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Konstantinos Kaminaris
Oct 01 2015 03:50 PM



Does pfSense work into Hyper-V as a Virtual Machine too?


Do we need to notice something?


Thank you in advance for your time.

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