FreeBSD 11 (pfSense 2.4)


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The following steps show how to install Squid proxy capable of HTTPS filtering and SSL inspection in FreeBSD 11. If you need to run Web Safety on pfSense 2.4 take a look at tutorial Filtering HTTPS with Squid on pfSense 2.4.

Support for FreeBSD 11 operating system is experimental only and it is not generally recommended for mission critical production environments. Please use this system in non critical deployments, labs and experiments only. For mission critical production deployments it is recommended to use Ubuntu 16 LTS x86_64.


This archive contains all scripts mentioned in this article. Please download and run them to automate installation. The scripts can also be downloaded from our GitHub repository .