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May 2019

This Month's Topics

  • New Video: Configuring a TNSR Interface
  • TNSR Application Spotlight: High Speed Site-to-Site IPsec VPN
  • New to TNSR: Closer Look at TNSR Software Stack


  • 2.4.4-Release-p3 Now Available
  • pfSense Training
  • Reminder, SG-5100 Has a New Price

Other News

  • TNSR Trials
  • Netgate Tech Tip of the Month


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Configuring a TNSR Interface

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In this short instructional video, we will walk you through the process of configuring an interface through the TNSR CLI. For more information about TNSR - from the basics to complex deployments - please see our TNSR documentation.


Ready to get started with either TNSR Business or TNSR Enterprise? Visit our trial page.




In-depth Look at High Speed Site-to-Site IPsec VPN

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In this application brief, you will learn top to bottom how Site-to-Site IPsec VPNs on TNSR work and perform. With use case diagrams, hard performance numbers, and real-world deployment examples, see how TNSR is disrupting secure networking and how it will benefit your business.

For more TNSR use cases, videos, and data sheets, please visit our TNSR resource page






TNSR Software Stack

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TNSR integrates an array of open source components into an enterprise-ready, scalable, easy-to-manage packet processing solution.

Take a look at the other features that make TNSR the fastest packet processing engine available at a fraction of the cost of other solutions by visiting our TNSR product page



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pfSense 2.4.4-Release-p3 Now Available!

We are pleased to announce the release of pfSense® software version 2.4.4-p3, now available for new installations and upgrades!

pfSense software version 2.4.4-p3 is a maintenance release, bringing a number of security enhancements, including fixes for the latest Intel Microarchitectural Data Sampling (MDS) attacks as well as a handful of fixes for issues present in the 2.4.4-p2 release.

pfSense 2.4.4-RELEASE-p3 updates and installation images are available now! Always take a backup of the firewall configuration prior to any major change to the firewall, such as an upgrade.


pfSense Training




Netgate offers the only authorized training on pfSense, and our classes are perfect for someone looking to learn more about pfSense advanced applications or for someone just getting started. Classes are limited to 25 seats so make sure you register and secure your spot. Currently, the course catalog includes:

  1. pfSense Supplementals I
  2. pfSense Fundamentals and Advanced Application

View the full schedule and catalog here


SG-5100 Security Gateway 

5100 price cut

Built with performance, versatility and low cost of ownership in mind, the SG-5100 security gateway was designed to grow with your business. Learn how this Netgate appliance is ideal for managing edge security deployments. 

Key features include:

  • Low total cost of ownership
  • Platform that grows with you
  • Easy GUI management
  • Secure remote access

Also, there are only a few more days left to take advantage of the SG-5100 with TNSR Business special offer. You will receive:

  • SG-5100 hardware appliance
  • Two-year subscription to TNSR Business secure networking software
  • Two-year subscription to TNSR Business Technical Assistance from Netgate Global Support (24-hour response SLA)

Limited time special offer ends May 31, 2019!


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Other News 



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Have questions about TNSR? We created a FAQ page that answers some of the most commonly asked questions. 

If for some reason the FAQ doesn't answer your questions, we encourage you to sign up for an account on the Netgate forum and ask in our TNSR section




TNSR Trials

Trial v1,2

Evaluation licenses of 
TNSR Business and TNSR Enterprise are still availableOur TNSR Business trial lets you take a full-featured test drive for up to 120 days risk-free while our Enterprise trial has a higher level of support and is perpetual for a given release version (one instance only). For a feature and product comparison of the two, please see our trial overview



Netgate Tech Tip of the Month



Customers just getting started with TNSR will find this ACL example configuration very useful.  

In this scenario we configure TNSR with ACL that allows SSH, ICMP, and HTTP/HTTPS connections only from a specific remote admin host. 

As always, if you have questions or feedback for TNSR you can let us know by posting in our TNSR board on the Netgate forum





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