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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 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
The screens and features should help you determine if Vuurmuur is the right tool for protecting your network.
Download the current stable version (0.5.73)
Get this version, that was released at 2007-09-17, at http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=114382 or see Download. It brings you support for NFQUEUE and improves the killing of connections from Vuurmuur_conf!
Vuurmuur 0.5.74 alpha 2 ready for testing
The second alpha release for the upcoming 0.5.74 release is out for testing. This release adds fixes to the traffic shaping features and adds some missing GUI parts for it. Please give this release a try. You can find it on the ftp server: ftp://ftp.vuurmuur.org/releases/0.5.74.alpha2.
Traffic shaping coming to Vuurmuur
Traffic shaping support for Vuurmuur is currently in development. Read about it at http://www.inliniac.net/blog/2007/10/02/vuurmuur-gets-traffic-shaping.html. The GUI part is now done as well. Read about it at http://www.inliniac.net/blog/2007/11/02/gui-part-of-vuurmuur-traffic-shaping-done.html.