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Sensei - Make the most of your open source firewall

Empower them with Next Generation Features

How it Works

Advanced Persistent Protection for all...

The technology behind Sensei is industry’s first packet inspection engine that can do native TLS inspection.

Sensei technology enables cyber security tools with utmost visibility, packet classification and fine-grained policy enforcement for any type of traffic.

​More packet intelligence means better decision making. Better decision making means better success rates in detecting & preventing cyber attacks.

We created great packet intelligence so that you can enjoy great cyber security tools.

Application Visibility & Control​

Block or control unauthorized or misbehaving applications regardless of port numbers.
Rich application database consists of signatures for thousands of applications.

Drill-down Network Visibility​

Rich application database identifies thousands of communication protocols and data attributes, creating the most accurate picture of real-time data activity.

Visualize your network in real-time.
Start from the big-picture; drill-down to per-connection details.
Spot anomalies visually.

User based filtering & reports​

Easily integrate with Microsoft Active Directory or Captive Portal to have user based reporting & filtering.

Detect deviations from normal user behavior.

Web Security & Cloud App Controls

With Cloud Application Controls, you can create granular access policies for Cloud services like Google, Dropbox, Amazon,Twitter and so on. Commercial grade cloud based web categorization database provides real-time classification for unknown sites under 5 minutes.

Apply web filtering policies for more than 140 Million web sites under 120+ different Web Categories.
Create custom categories to blacklist or whitelist sites.
New Botnets are detected and blocked within minutes.

Currently, Sensei is available for OPNsense firewall.

For the impatient:

  1. Open OPNsense Web UI
  2. Head to System > Firmware > Plugins menu
  3. Install os-sunnyvalley and os-sensei plugins

For detailed instructions, see: Installing Sensei on OPNsense firewall

You might also want to have a look at the Hardware Requirements and Frequently Asked Questions:

Installation

Documentation & FAQ