Monitoring performance

  • I use pfSense as a gateway to my home network and have no real idea how powerful a system I need... I guess I need to monitor various values to see how well pfSense is coping and if necessary upgrade.

    What do I need to look at?

  • The dashboard shows your CPU and memory usage. Watch your CPU usage when you run a bandwidth test.

    You can also go to the shell and run 'top' to see how much CPU is being used.

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