The layer7 interface

Just a little snapshot of the layer7 tab to tease you 😉


Layer7 Tab in pfSense Shaper

Layer7 Tab in pfSense Shaper

Development is advancing. We are still having some problems with the protocol definition but we hope to sort them out soon.

This is just a place to create what we call layer7 containers. Each container can have multiple protocols with diferent definitions. After you create a container you will be able to assign it to a firewall rule! At least this is the idea. More to come soon 🙂


6 Responses to The layer7 interface

  1. blak111 says:

    Very cool stuff guys, I’m looking forward to seeing more.

  2. Another step towards world domination! Great work!

  3. Friend of Fire says:

    Great to see that layer7 will finally come to pfsense. I missed that feature for quite some time… Great stuff!

  4. Jeremy McMillan says:

    If you add recursion checking, the containers can be nested inside each other to form a hierarchical structure. That would help in modeling complex protocols (SIP?).

  5. […] on Dec.05, 2008, under BSD, Networking, Tech, pfSense I’m not really sure how I missed this, probably because it’s some students doing the work, but nevertheless, it’s very […]

  6. James Shank says:

    I’m very interested in the progress of this project. I’m looking for a way to keep bandwidth usage sane for a University dormitory. This looks promising!

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