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IPCop

IPCop

The IPCop Firewall is a Linux firewall distribution. 

It is geared towards home and SOHO users. The difference with existing firewalls is that the IPCop interface is designed to be very user-friendly and task-based.

IPCop offers an IPChains based firewall with DHCP server, caching DNS, the Squid web proxy, Snort intrusion detection system, port forwarding, DMZ support and IPSec based VPN support using FreeS/WAN. There is an easy to use web-based admin interface and an SSH server is also available.

It offers advanced features such as IPSec VPN support.

 IPCop

License
GNU GPL v2

Developer
IPCop team

Website
www.ipcop.org

Requirements

Support:
IPCop Documentation, FAQ
, Mailing Lists, Addons for IPCop Firewall, Prebuilt Rope Software

Selected Reviews:
zorg.org, Linux.com, PC Pro, Linux Gazette, Viva o Linux (Portugese)

Features include:

  • Interfaces
    • 4 interfaces with typical behavior
    • GREEN : inside network
    • RED : outside network (internet)
    • ORANGE : DMZ (accessible from in and outside)
    • BLUE : inside network for wifi (connect an Access point to this interface)
    • VLAN available
    • Alias available on RED interface
  • Hardware
    • Support i386 and alpha architecture (ppc will be available soon)
    • Memory size supported from 12 MB to 4 GB
    • IDE, SCSI, SATA and RAID disk controller with 250 MB minimal hard disk size
    • Network cards from linux-2.4 kerne (ISA / PCI)
    • SMP kernel available on i386 for HT / multicore or multiples CPU
    • Indirect installation to flash device
  • Installation
    • Boot from floppy / usb floppy ( usb floppy allow only install from cdrom)
    • Boot / installation from IDE / SCSI cdrom
    • Boot / installation from usb key
    • Boot from PXE enabled network card (need avdhcp and tftp server)
    • Installation from http/ftp server
  • Backup
    • Floppy (restore on new install only)
    • Web interface
    • USB key
  • Core services
    • DHCP client / server
    • Dynamic DNS
    • Host list settable from web interface
    • HTTP / FTP proxy (squid)
    • IDS (snort) on all interfaces
    • Log local or remote
    • NTP client / server
    • SSH server (PSK or password)
    • Traffic shaping (red interface)
  • Firewall features
    • Statefull firewall
    • Nat helper for h323, irc, mms, pptp, proto-gre, quake3
    • Programmable port forwarding to ORANGE address
    • Pin-hole on GREEN or BLUE net
    • Ping answer configurable on all interfaces
  • IPSEC VPN
    • Roadwarrior and net to net
    • Certificate or PSK
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