Version 2 (modified by Victor Julien, 16 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
  • supports working with Snort_inline using QUEUE or NFQUEUE


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