Conditions of Use

Acceptance of Terms

When you access this site, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to abide by the terms described below. If you do not agree to the terms discussed here, you should exit this site now. From time to time Netgate may change or supplement these Terms of Use. Your continued access of this site signifies your agreement to such changes or additions.

Copyright Notice

Everything on this site is copyrighted. The copyrights are owned by Rubicon Communications, LLC, DBA Netgate® (Netgate), or the original creator of the material. However, unless otherwise noted, you are free to view, copy, print, and distribute Netgate material from this site, as long as:

  • The material is used for information only.
  • The material is used for non-commercial purposes only.
  • Copies of any material include Netgate\'s copyright notice.

Unless otherwise noted, the user is free to distribute Netgate material from the website as long as it:

  • Is used for information only.
  • Is used for non-commercial purposes only and Includes Netgate's copyright notice.
  • Is not identified as Netgate confidential.

Third Party Copyrights

Netgate is committed to respecting others' intellectual property rights, and we ask our users to do the same. Netgate may, in its sole discretion, remove any posted material and/or terminate the access rights of users who violate others intellectual property rights.


Netgate and the Netgate logo are trademarks or service marks of Netgate. You may not use these or any other Netgate trademarks or service marks without the written permission of Netgate.


While this site may contain links to third-party sites, Netgate is not responsible for the content of any linked sites. Netgate provides these links as a convenience and does not endorse the companies or contents of any linked sites.

Product Availability

The availability of the products described on this site, and the product descriptions, may vary from country to country. Contact for specific product information.

Your Submissions

Any material, information or idea submitted or posted on this website will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. Netgate may share or otherwise use your submission for any purpose whatsoever. If any of the information submitted constitutes personal data, you agree that Netgate may transmit such personal data across international boundaries for any Netgate business purpose. Personal data will be treated as set forth in our Privacy Statement.

You alone are responsible for the content of any messages you post in the community section of the site and the consequences of any such messages. Netgate reserves the right to terminate your access to this section if it becomes aware and determines, in its sole discretion, that you are violating the following guidelines.

You agree not post any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, profane, sexually oriented, racially offensive, inaccurate, or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature or that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation. Netgate will cooperate fully with any law enforcement officials and/or agencies in the investigation of any person or persons who violate the terms of this section.

You agree to indemnify and hold Netgate and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, attorneys and employees, harmless from and against any claim or demand, liabilities, costs or expenses, including reasonable attorneys fees, incurred by Netgate, or its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, attorneys and employees as a result of information or material posted by you on this site.

Information Control

Netgate does not control the information provided by you or other users on this site and will have no liability therefor. You may find other user\'s information to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate, or deceptive. Export of Information Your access to this site is governed by all applicable federal, state and local laws. All information available on the site is subject to U.S. export control laws and may also be subject to the laws of the country where you reside.

All Netgate products and publications are commercial in nature. Use, duplication or disclosure by the United States Government is subject to the restrictions set forth in DFARS 252.227-7015 and FAR 52.227-19.

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