SmoothWall Express is a network firewall, designed with home and small business users in mind. It is based upon a security-hardened subset of the GNU/Linux operating system and is completely free to use, download, and distribute. SmoothWall Express offers facilities and features normally only seen in expensive commercial offerings.
|Tags||Systems Administration Internet Proxy Servers Networking Firewalls Operating Systems Linux Distributions|
|Operating Systems||OS Independent|
Release Notes: This version is based on the Linux 2.6 kernel and is a huge advance beyond version 2.
Release Notes: This release uses the to 2.6 kernel and has an updated Web UI.
Release Notes: SmoothWall GPL is now SmoothWall Express. SPI using Linux 2.4 kernel with iptables and netfilter. The installer, the Web user interface, VPN, graphs, and proxy performance were improved. Connectivity device support was improved, including USB/PCI ADSL and USB BT HH ISDN. uPnP support was added for Microsoft Windows XP users. Static DHCP assignments are now possible. The time can be synced with an internal or external NTP server. The configuration can be backed up or restored to a floppy disk. Simpler port forwarding was added. An external IP blocking feature was added. A new Java SSH client was added.
Release Notes: This is the first release candidate for SmoothWall Express 2.0. ipac was replaced with RRDtool. Custom DynDNS was fixed. Some changes were made to the Web UI. The updates list location has changed. More bugs were corrected.
Release Notes: Security fixes for OpenSSH and OpenSSL from beta6. Graphs for PNG, an .htaccess bug, Snort log rotation, a DHCP problem, and a gettime.pl bug have been fixed. This release has advanced TCP networking, IP blocking, configuration backup and restore, an updated BeWAN driver, and a better, faster squid with diskd support.