I’ve decided to adopt PFSense as a part of my home network major upgrade.
I have Xfinity 1200 plan, so need to use its speed to the fullest.
Three TVs with streaming services and sometimes I need to download large files (I permanently WFH doing support for an IT company).
What’s the best available hardware for PFSense with 2.5GB NIC, assuming that I will use this or similar modem: Netgear CM2000 (currently using CM1100 which is limited to 1GB NIC speed).
Since I’m facing an uphill battle with DoH on a school-managed laptop for my son, I plan to use ntopng along with other modules to learn/restrict the traffic patterns.
My network currently has about 70-80 devices and I plan to upgrade to Unifi managed switches and Wi-Fi 6E access points in the future (the home size is 2300 sqft + 5000 sqft backyard coverage would be nice).
I’m not trying to fish for a deal, trying to buy a knock-off box from Ali-Express. On the other side, not currently planning to buy and deploy a Cisco Catalyst