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Fireflier is a firewall tool which is built on top of the iptables framework. It allows you to create rules based on single incoming network packets or to simply allow/deny single packets to pass. It features a client-server approach for administering from another PC, SSL connection between client and server, rules with timeouts (rules are deleted after some time or when fireflier-server shuts down), and filtering based on applications.


Download version 1.1.4 (stable)
released on 20 January 2004


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GPLv2Janet Casey9 May 2002

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 2 February 2004.


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