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Firewall Builder 2
Firewall Builder consists of a GUI and set of policy compilers for various firewall platforms. It lets users maintain a database of objects and allows policy editing using drag-and-drop. This provides a consistent abstract model and the same GUI for different firewall platforms. Firewall Builder provides XML DTD and C++ API library that support abstraction of network objects and generalized firewall policies. Firewall Builder currently supports iptables, ipfilter, ipfw, and OpenBSD pf.
DocumentationUser's Guide is available in PDF format from http://www.fwbuilder.org/UsersGuide.pdf; Firewall Builder Cookbook (collection of examples) is available in HTML format from http://www.fwbuilder.org/archives/cat_cookb.html; FAQ is available from http://www.fwbuilder.org/archives/cat_faq.html
released on 10 July 2005
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2orlater||Janet Casey||17 May 2002|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/cvs/?group_id=5314|
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=105314&group_id=5314|
|Bug Tracking||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/fwbuilder-bugs|
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/fwbuilder-discussion|
|Weak prerequisite||openssl 0.9.6b or newer|
|Required to build||libxslt 1.0.7 or newer|
|Required to build||libfwbuilder|
|Required to build||gdk-pixbuf 0.11 or newer|
|Weak prerequisite||ucd-snmp 4.2.3 or later|
|Required to build||bind (8 or 9)|
|Required to build||gtk-- 1.2.5 or newer|
|Required to build||bind devel (8 or 9)|
|Required to build||libsigc++ 1.0 or newer|
|Required to build||libstdc++ 2.9 or newer|
|Required to build||libxml2 2.4.10 or newer|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 12 September 2008.
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