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Program Guard
Program Guard allows the user of a Linux workstation to specify which applications are allowed to make TCP/IP connections to the Internet. Application program names can be specified by listing them in a file (Static Mode) or by querying the user (Query Mode). In Query Mode, connection attempts by unknown programs result in a Program Guard dialog box being displayed. In addition to providing connection information, this gives the workstation user the option of allowing or blocking the program either for the current instance of the program or for all future instances. It consists of a daemon, a kernel module, and a GUI interface component and makes use of the Linux Netfilter interface.



Download version 0.7.0 (stable)
released on 4 January 2006

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GPLv2orlaterTed Teah24 March 2006

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 March 2006.


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