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PCX Firewall

PCX Firewall is an iptables firewalling solution that uses Perl to generate static shell scripts based upon the user's configuration settings. This allows the firewall to startup quickly, as it does not have to parse config files every time it starts.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  28 Jun 2005 22:38

    Release Notes: This release fixes the bug where the loopback rules were being QUEUED via the ESTABLISHED,RELATED rule, and so snort-inline boxes would not allow loopback traffic.

    •  28 Jun 2005 22:37

      Release Notes: This release adds support for Debian Sarge and Red Hat FC[1-3] as "official" distributions for which you can generate init scripts.

      •  28 Jun 2005 22:36

        Release Notes: All known bugs have been fixed. Support has been added for Debian Sarge and Red Hat FC[1-3] as "official" distributions to work with when generating init scripts. The ability has been added to just install the generated firewall script into /etc/init.d or /etc/pcx-firewall without starting it.

        •  18 Jan 2005 19:20

          Release Notes: Update to cover the 2.2 config file version. All uses of disabled="false" in the paths, network entries, etc. are now active="true". An XSLT conversion script has been created to convert the version 2.1 config files to version 2.2.

          •  18 Jan 2005 19:19

            Release Notes: Updated changes needed for the Firewall Frontend 1.6 release. A minor bug in the generated shell script has been fixed.

            Recent comments

            29 Oct 2001 21:56 Rcofreitas

            pcx_firewall translation pt BR!
            Hi James!

            Please drop me a line!

            I am not sure of your email!!


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