ferm 2.1

ferm is a tool to maintain and setup complicated firewall rules.
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ferm is a tool to maintain and setup complicated firewall rules. It allows one to reduce the sometime nasty task of carefully inserting rules and chains, thus enabling the firewall administrator to spend more time on developing good rules, and less time on the proper implementation of those rules.

Ferm is written in perl, so it requires perl5, and one of the kernel firewall programs (ipchains/iptables/ipfwadm) to work, although you may test firewall rule generation on any platform that supports perl.

For a good understanding how ferm works: check out the examples listed on top of this page.

last updated on:
July 19th, 2011, 17:33 GMT
price:
FREE!
homepage:
ferm.foo-projects.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
developed by:
Auke Kok
category:
ROOT \ System \ Networking
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What's New in This Release:
  • Better support for mixed IPv4/IPv6 rules.
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