Thursday, June 18, 2009

New Users Guide is now available for download

360 pages of detailed documentation on all aspects of the program, screenshots, examples of policy and nat rules, examples of generated iptables, pf, cisco configurations and more. 12Mb PDF. Download it here.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Firewall Builder 3.0.5 released

This is a bug-fix release that improves program stability. This release is recommended for production use, everybody is encouraged to upgrade. We now offer deb and rpm repositories, the "stable" repositories now host packages v3.0.5-b1076. This page explains how to set up apt and yum to use our repositories.

Monday, June 15, 2009

New HOWTO: "Using IP Service Object in Firewall Builder "

This HOWTO demonstrates how IP service object can be used to match ip protocol by number, ip options (lsrr, ssrr, timestamp and others), as well as TOS or DSCP codes. Examples for iptables, PF and IOS access lists conclude this HOWTO.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

New HOWTO: Using Built-in Policy Importer

Did you know that you can import existing iptables or Cisco router configuration into fwbuilder ? This HOWTO explains how to do this.