The System menu contains choices for the firewall itself, general and advanced options, updates, add-on packages, users, and routing.
Advanced settings for the firewall, hardware, SSH, notifications, tunables, and many others.
- Cert Manager
Manage Certificate Authorities, Certificates, and Certificate Revocation Lists (x.509).
- General Setup
General settings such as hostname, domain, and DNS servers.
- High Avail. Sync
Controls how nodes running pfSense® software in a High Availability (HA) cluster synchronize states and configuration.
Logs out of the GUI, returning the user back to the login screen.
- Package Manager
Additional software add-ons for pfSense software to expand its functionality.
Manage gateways, static routes, and gateway groups for using multiple WANs.
- Setup wizard
The Setup Wizard performs the basic initial configuration.
See Setup Wizard.
Upgrade pfSense software to the latest version.
- User Manager
Manage users, groups, and authentication servers (RADIUS or LDAP) for GUI access, VPN access, etc.
See User Management and Authentication.
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.