Sphirewall is a user-centric analytical network firewall/router. Out-of-the box, it provides user authentication coupled with powerful analytics which provide you with complete control over your network and users. With Sphirewall, you can manage and understand what is happening on your network with features such as qos, bandwidth quotas, user authentication, and much more. Not built on iptables, it is able to do things which other Open Source firewalls can't. Its very flexible, and with its open JSON API, can easily be plugged into any existing environment.
|Tags||Authentication Firewall Reporting Bandwidth QoS quotas|
|Implementation||C++ Python PHP|
Read about the what drove sphirewall to be developed, and what it brings that is unmatched here http://blog.sphirewall.net/?p=57
Release Notes: This release is packed with bugfixes, enhancements to existing functionality, and some love for the Web Management Interface. Most effort for this release was spent on stability and runtime optimizations. Users will notice a more responsive and stable system.
Release Notes: This release includes several bugfixes for issues that arose in the last release. It is now available from the aptitude repository and through the Debian distribution. It mostly fixes issues with the WMI and Firefox, but also includes some other changes and improvements.
Release Notes: This release adds a greatly-improved Web management interface and important new features.
Release Notes: This release brings with it dramatic performance and stability improvements in the core, layer 7 HTTP packet inspection for Web reporting, and many more features. This release is mostly about optimising Sphirewall for high load networks, and in this respect it has succeeded.
Release Notes: This release has seen a major change to the Kernel –> Userspace communication, both the commandline and Web-based management interfaces have seen improvements in handling user input and presentation, and there are many small improvements and bugfixes.