Seems a bit better with regard to some security features (ssh, console access) and more polished all around. DNS ad blocklisting is built in, you don't even need to install a package.
@PsychoLlama I used OPNsense for a while after coming from ClearOS. I liked it pretty well and I didn't need most of the features in ClearOS. I'd definitely recommend it.
I can't say I loved Unbound DNS but I didn't try out the other offering within OPNSense.
@PsychoLlama It was probably the interaction with the DHCP server. The issue I didn't like was when I switched my laptop from wireless to wired, the DNS record stayed assigned to the WiFi IP instead of being replaced by the Ethernet IP. It would switch over immediately when I used ClearOS.
Maybe I can get that same behavior if I look into it more. I might just need the right combination of DHCP reservation.
@greypilgrim ah yeah, that would be annoying. I haven't done anything fancy with DNS yet. I'm sure there's a few surprises waiting 🙂
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