Welcome to Vuurmuur Firewall
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Welcome to the homepage of the Vuurmuur project. Vuurmuur is a powerful firewall manager built on top of iptables on Linux. It has a simple and easy to learn configuration that allows both simple and complex configurations. The configuration can be fully configured through an Ncurses GUI, which allows secure remote administration through SSH or on the console. Vuurmuur supports traffic shaping, has powerful monitoring features, which allow the administrator to look at the logs, connections and bandwidth usage in realtime. Vuurmuur is open source software and is distributed under the terms of the GNU GPL. Take a look at the list of Features, see the ScreenShots and watch the flash demos for an impression.
Interested? This is how you get involved.
Checkout the Features and ScreenShots
Download the stable release: 0.7
Checkout the Ftp server or see Download for download instructions. This release fixes many bugs. Read the announcement here http://www.inliniac.net/blog/2009/04/04/vuurmuur-07-is-out.html.
Release candidate for 0.8 out: 0.8rc1
Please try the release candidate for the 0.8 series. This release improved IPv6 support. Also, many issues were fixed. A quick setup wizard was added. Feedback will be appreciated! Get the release from the Ftp server. Debian and Ubuntu packages are available.
64bit Debian and Ubuntu packages
64bit (amd64) packages for Vuurmuur are now available on the APT server: InstallationDebian. In addition, Ubuntu 12.04 (precise), 12.10 (quantal) and 13.04 (raring) packages are now also available.
IPv6 support in development
IPv6 support for Vuurmuur in development: http://www.inliniac.net/blog/2011/03/31/vuurmuur-ipv6.html. Since 0.8beta4, IPv6 support is available for testing. Read about it here: http://blog.inliniac.net/2012/08/31/vuurmuur-0-8beta4-released/.
Trac 1.0, code moved to github
The site was upgraded to run Trac 1.0. Also, the code is now on github: https://github.com/inliniac/vuurmuur. The move to git means that the old svn revision links in the wiki and tickets are no longer working sadly.
Join us on IRC
On freenode.net we are in the #vuurmuur channel. Join us there for support, suggestions, idling, etc.