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  •  29 Mar 2006 10:36

Release Notes: UTF-8 support for the interface was added. Logging on Ubuntu Breezy was fixed. The connection viewer now shows transferred data per connection. Gentoo ebuilds were added. RPM spec files also support Fedora Core. Manual pages were added, including a Russian translation of them. A Norwegian translation was added. Support for long options was added. Logging of bad packets was made optional. A great number of other bugfixes, improvements, and cleanups.

  •  21 Sep 2005 14:56

Release Notes: A new tool for controlling Vuurmuur from scripts was added. Autopackage support was added. Support for DHCP was added. Many small changes and fixes.

  •  18 May 2005 13:42

Release Notes: Support for user chains was added. Support for transparent proxies was added. Filtering in the log viewer was improved. Filtering support was added to the connection viewer. Support for SNAT was improved. A Brazilian Portuguese translation was added.

  •  02 Mar 2005 00:31

Release Notes: In this release the bandwidth usage can be viewed inside the GUI. All objects can now be renamed. A number of improvements to the rules section of the GUI were made. Numerous bugs were fixed, including a bug which occurred with older versions of iptables-restore.

  •  08 Feb 2005 15:07

Release Notes: Support for Portscan Attack Detector (PSAD) 1.4.0 was improved. Support for IP Traffic Volume for some basic traffic accounting was added. This release has been tested on Mandrake 10.1 and SUSE Linux 9.1. Various other changes were made, including bugfixes and a big update to the help file.

  •  02 Jan 2005 17:01

Release Notes: Iptables-restore can now be used to create the rules, which is much faster, and applies changes atomically. The capabilities of iptables on the system are now checked, and modules are loaded if needed. Ttl info is now stored in the log. More anti-spoofing rules were added. Interfaces with dynamic IP addresses can now be checked for changes on a configurable interval.

  •  20 Nov 2004 20:16

Release Notes: This release now includes (experimental) support for IPSEC passthrough. It should also help for people with multiple public IP addresses and multiple servers behind the firewall. Support for virtual interfaces was improved.

  •  04 Nov 2004 19:17

Release Notes: Rules now also can be active and inactive. There is support for additional logfiles in the logviewer. The name of the logging program is now shown in the log. A -C option was added which removes all rules in memory and sets the default policy to ACCEPT, unloading the firewall. The 'iptables' command is now first tested before it is used. Anti- spoofing is now also checked in the FORWARD chain.

  •  13 Oct 2004 13:25

Release Notes: This release adds an install script for installing from source, a help function in the GUI, support for virtual interfaces, comments for traffic rules, and various GUI improvements and cleanups. Furthermore, rules that are logged now can have a log limit to prevent DoS.

  •  23 Sep 2004 11:52

Release Notes: A blocklist was added for blocking IP addresses, hosts, and groups. Rate limiting for SYN packets was added. The real-time connection viewer was improved. The configuration is now also reloaded when applying changes. There are various small improvements and bugfixes.


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