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Welcome to Vuurmuur Firewall

Introduction

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

The screens and features should help you determine if Vuurmuur is the right tool for protecting your network.

Download the stable release: 0.6

Checkout the Ftp server or see Download for download instructions. This release adds traffic shaping.

Download the development release: 0.7beta3

Vuurmuur 0.7beta3 adds support for TCP MSS to pmtu clamping. See the Changelog. Get it here ftp://ftp.vuurmuur.org/releases/0.7beta3/.

Vuurmuur included in Debian

Vuurmuur has been included in Debian unstable/Sid: http://www.inliniac.net/blog/2008/12/09/vuurmuur-makes-it-into-debian-sid.html.

Traffic shaping

The 0.6 release of Vuurmuur adds support for traffic shaping. Get started by reading a short howto.

Join us on IRC

On freenode.net we are in the #vuurmuur channel. Join us there for support, suggestions, idling, etc.

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