System

The System menu contains choices for the firewall itself, general and advanced options, updates, add-on packages, users, and routing.

Advanced

Advanced settings for the firewall, hardware, SSH, notifications, tunables, and many others. See Advanced Configuration Options.

Cert Manager

Manage Certificate Authorities, Certificates, and Certificate Revocation Lists (x.509). See Certificate Management.

General Setup

General settings such as hostname, domain, and DNS servers. See General Configuration Options.

High Avail. Sync

Controls how pfSense® nodes in a High Availability (HA) cluster synchronize states and configuration. See High Availability.

Logout

Logs out of the GUI, returning the user back to the login screen. See User Management and Authentication.

Package Manager

Additional software add-ons for pfSense to expand its functionality. See Packages.

Routing

Manage gateways, static routes, and gateway groups for multi-WAN. See Routing.

Setup wizard

The Setup Wizard performs the basic initial configuration. See Setup Wizard.

Update

Upgrade pfSense to the latest version. See Upgrading using the WebGUI.

User Manager

Manage users, groups, and authentication servers (RADIUS or LDAP) for GUI access, VPN access, etc. See User Management and Authentication.

Note

If a user has the WebCfg - System: User Password Manager privilege, this menu option leads that user to a page where they can change their own password but not make changes to other users.

User Settings

If per-user settings are enabled, this page provides a way for users to override default behavior options found under General Setup.