Improved UI last couple versions, now with rather untouchable features at the $50 home license level (UTM that runs on any reasonable x86 box) compared to consumer grade routers - including something like an older PC - I got one off Ebay for $30 that worked great, or can use something like faster Atom boards, etc. Should of course get a decent CPU (i3 or better) if you want to do deep packet sniffing, etc.
Absolutely set and forget if you want including upgrades, typical Debian rock solid, and very easy (and very helpful even for novice) UI to log into. VPN config (OpenVPN "app") is quite easy, you just download a config file to go load on your end user device, a great feature that takes the pain out of that process. Hopefully Wiregard makes that even easier in future.
Advanced firewall features most home users don't need, but there if you do. I use Mesh Wifi anyway (Eero), so Idon't miss lack of Wifi on the router - can just set the mesh (or whatever) in access point mode and you have best of breed home network + Wifi Speed that's as solid as it gets.
I suppose the competition is mostly PFSense, and of course that's great too, and Free of course, but Untangle gives you support, auto-upgrades, cloud access to your machine / GUI, and most basic config features are just there without naggling and stumbling thru the config fields like novice is apt to battle a bit with PFSense. Basically $50 a year to have a little handholding to have feature parity with most of what PFSense can do, and/or to use in Enterprise environment to a pretty surprising scale if you want.
Version: 14.0 Rating: 9 Date: 2018-06-13 Votes: 3
The latest version of Untangle works well. I'd rate it a 10 if it did DHCPv6.
All of my other routers pass IPv6 without any configuration but Untangle will not connect using this protocol.
Other than that, it's probably the best UTM out there for a home or SMB.
very good and constantly improving and adding new features. Could they make it cheaper too? I know they need to make money considering the immense human investment; and i am not asking for a free gift, just a bit cheaper to enable one buy the Premier apps that matter. All in all a good product.Have used it for over 9 years both free version with basic apps and paid subscription for clients.
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