Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Cookbook: Block SSH Scanners
Let us know if there are configuration recipes that you would like us to add to the cookbook, we are always looking for new ideas!
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Your input helps make sure we are working on the features that are most important to you.
Friday, August 20, 2010
V4.1.1 has been tested, and we believe it to be ready for production use, but if you do find a bug or issue please let us know.
Our "stable" rpm and deb repositories now serve packages of v4.1.1 build 3243. Source code tar.gz archives and binary packages are also available for download from SourceForge: https://sourceforge.net/projects/fwbuilder/files/
Windows and Mac OS X packages can be downloaded from our web site at http://www.fwbuilder.org
Thursday, August 19, 2010
One of the main goals of the update is to make it easier for new users to understand what the Firewall Builder application does and how they can use it to more effectively manage their firewall configurations. We always love hearing your feedback, so let us know what you think.
Monday, August 16, 2010
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
V4.1 includes new enhancements and features including:
- Support for Address Table objects that use the iptables ipset module
- Integrated SSH tools (plink.exe and pscp.exe) in Windows installer package
- New toolbar shortcut to view complete generated firewall configuration files in the GUI
Users requested the iptables ipset module support for dynamic environments where existing firewall rules need to be updated with a new object to match (IP address or IP subnet). IP sets provide an efficient way to do this without requiring a reload of your iptables rules.
The integrated SSH tools make it easy for Windows users to utilize the built-in Firewall Builder installer functions. No need to load additional software and update your preferences, everything you need is already there.
Want to know what your configuration will look like? The "inspect" function allows you to preview your configuration files in the Firewall Builder GUI before you deploy them to your firewalls.
Have suggestions for features you would like us to add? Leave us a comment and we'll consider it for future releases.