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What is GIPTables Firewall?
GIPTables Firewall is a free set of shell scripts that helps you generate iptables rules for Linux 2.4.x and newer kernels. It is very easy to configure and at present, designed to run on hosts with one or two network cards. It doesn't require you to install any additional components to make it work with your GNU/Linux system. All you need to set-up a very secure firewall for your GNU/Linux machines is iptables and GIPTables Firewall.
GIPTables Firewall can be used very easily with a host that has only one network card, and this host can be a server or a workstation. It assumes that if your host has two network cards, then the host should be a Gateway Server that connects your INTERNAL network to the EXTERNAL world (the Internet).
Access from your internal network to the external world can be automatically controlled by the
GIPTables Firewall has many advantage compared to its competitors.
Latest News & Announcements
June 09, 2002
GIPTables Firewall v1.1 has been released. ChangeLog-1.1 download
The 1.1 version has implement minor bug fixes, small functionality changes and new modules.
The major functionality that has been introduced is the ability to choose to automatically make NAT or not. To accomplish this,
May 04, 2002
GIPTables Firewall mailing lists are now available. More informations about them can be found here here. Anyone interested in GIPTables Firewall should subscribe to those lists.
March 25, 2002
GIPTables Firewall v1.0 has been released. ChangeLog-1.0 download
January 25, 2002
Thanks to our friends from Open Network Architecture, first GIPTables Firewall homepage has been released!
Read about GIPTables Firewall:
1. GIPTables Firewall Installation Guide
2. GIPTables Firewall Main Configuration Guide
3. GIPTables Firewall Modules Configuration Guide
4. GIPTables Firewall Gateway Configuration Guide
Copyright (C) 2002 Adrian Pascalau firstname.lastname@example.org GIPTables Firewall is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version. This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.