Version 1 (modified by Victor Julien, 12 years ago) (diff)



Vuurmuur is a powerful frontend to IPTables on Linux. It works with Linux 2.4 and 2.6.


  • no iptables knowledge required
  • humanly readable rules syntax
  • Ncurses GUI, no X required.
  • audit logging: all changes are logged
  • portforwarding is made very simple
  • easy to setup in with NAT
  • secure default policy
  • entirely manageble through ssh and from the console (including from windows using PuTTY!)
  • scriptable for integration with other tools
  • can produce a bash firewall script
  • anti-spoofing features
  • killing of unwanted connections


  • realtime logviewing
  • realtime connection viewing
  • filtering in logviewing and connection viewing
  • basic traffic volume accounting
  • searching through old logfiles