• SG-4860 1U pfSense® Security Gateway Appliance

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Item #: SG-4860-1U
Our Price: $849.00
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The SG-4860 1U has reached End of Sale
Our suggested replacements are the XG-7100 or the XG-1537 

The SG-4860 1U rack mount system is a state of the art pfSense® Security Gateway appliance, featuring the Quad Core Intel® Atom™ C2558 2.4 GHz, with AES-NI and Intel QuickAssist acceleration to support a high level of I/O throughput and optimal performance per watt.  This pfSense appliance can be configured as a firewall, LAN or WAN router, VPN appliance, DHCP Server, DNS Server, and IDS/IPS with optional packages to deliver a high performance, high throughput front-line security architecture at a excellent price per gigabit.

Built with performance, versatility, and low total cost of ownership in mind, pfSense systems meet the growing needs of organizations of all sizes. 




  • No artifical limits or add-ons required to make your system fully functional.
  • No additional usage or feature based pricing. Enjoy unlimited users, unlimited firewall rules, unlimited IPsec tunnels, dual WAN, etc.
  • Low power requirements to help save you money.
  • This system is designed for a long deployment lifetime.


  • From firewall to Unified Threat Management, get all the security features you need to protect your home or business.
  • Flexible configuration and support for multi-WAN, high availability, VPN, load balancing, reporting and monitoring, etc.
  • Add optional packages such as Snort or Suricata for IDS/IPS and network security monitoring, Squid for optimized content delivery and SquidGuard for anti-spam/anti-phishing and URL filtering.1
  • Maximum Active Connections: 8,000,000


  • Manage pfSense settings through our web-based GUI.
  • No fumbling with a command line interface or typing arcane commands.


  • Connect via encrypted Virtual Private Networks (VPN) between your offices, let mobile workers connect security, or connect to the Cloud!
  • Use the built-in Amazon VPC Wizard to easily establish VPN connections with your Amazon EC2 cloud.


  • SMB with Medium Sized Networks with 19" rack mount cabinets
  • Small to Medium Sized Branch Office with heavy loads
  • Managed Service Providers (MSP) / Managed Security Service Provider (MSSP) On Premises Appliance
  • Anyone with High-Speed Gigabit Connections
  • Many VPN Connections


pfSense is a free, open source firewall and router platform based on FreeBSD that is functionally competitive with expensive, proprietary commercial firewalls. pfSense can be configured as a stateful packet filtering firewall, a LAN or WAN router, VPN Appliance, DHCP Server, DNS Server, or can be configured for other applications and special purpose Appliances. This next generation pfSense security appliance features include:

  • Stateful packet filtering firewall or pure router
  • Routing policy per gateway and per-rule for multiple WAN, failover, load balancing
  • Transparent layer 2 firewall
  • Support for IPV6, NAT, BGP
  • Captive portal with MAC filtering, RADIUS support, etc
  • VPN: IPsec, OpenVPN, PPTP
  • Dynamic DNS client
  • DHCP Server and Relay functions
  • PPPoE Server
  • Reporting and monitoring features with real time information
  • Learn more about the features of pfsense


CPU Intel "Rangeley" Atom C2558 2.4 Ghz with Intel QuickAssist
CPU Cores Quad Core
Networking 6x Gigabit Ethernet Ports total:
   4x Intel I350 ( SoC Intel I354 Quad GbE on-die MACs )
   2x Intel I211
Storage 32GB eMMC Flash on board*
Memory 8GB DDR3L
Expansion 1x mSATA, 2x miniPCIe
Console Port Mini USB
USB Ports 2x 2.0 ports
 LED Power/Status/SATA Activity
Enclosure 19" rack mount
Form Factor 1.75" x 19" x 8.5" 1U Rack Mount
Cooling Fansink, case fan
 Power Internal AC/DC 100-240V, 50-60 Hz, 12V
AC Inlet: IEC320-C14 (3 PIN)
Power Cord: NEMA 5-15P to IEC320-C13
Environmental 0C to 50C
Power Consumption 8W (idle)
Certifications FCC, CE, RoHS, UL


Your purchase includes a one year subscription to pfSense Gold!

The Gold subscription includes all of these super neat things, which will help you get started with pfSense:
  • Access to the online version of the continuously updated official pfSense book (700+ pages)
  • ACB: Auto-Configuration Backup Service 
  • Monthly live education hangouts featuring in depth pfSense topics hosted by our core developers
  • Access to the archive of education hangouts
  • Access to the pfSense Virtual Security Gateway Appliance for VMWare®


  • Netgate Global Support is available 24x7x365. Select your subscription plan and term at the top of this page. 
  • For service level descriptions click here.
  • Netgate Global Support FAQ is here.
  • A complete pricing table for all levels of support is here.
  • Community based software support is available here.
  • One year manufacturers hardware warranty.
  • Standard 30 day return policy.
  • All specifications subject to change without notice.
1 Free packages.
2 Future pfSense distributions will have support for QuickAssist. AES-NI support is included.

 * Units produced prior to 28 November 2016 have 4 GB eMMC flash. Units produced after 28 November 2016 have 32GB eMMC flash.