Ferm

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ferm

http://ferm.foo-projects.org/
Tool to set up and maintain firewalls

ferm is a tool to maintain and setup complicated firewall rules. It helps reduce the tedious task of carefully inserting rules and chains, so the firewall administrator can spend more time on developing good rules, and less time on the implementation of those rules. The preferred kernel interface, such as ipchains and iptables, executes these rules in one pass. They can also be split into different files and loaded at will.

Documentation

Man page included and available in HTML format from http://ferm.foo-projects.org/ferm.html

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Licensing

License

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Janet Casey

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2 May 2001




Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Auke Kok Maintainer
Daniel R. Bidwell Contributor
John Auer Contributor
Klaus lichtenwalder Contributor
Yannick Le Briquer Contributor


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://svn.foo-projects.org/svn/ferm/
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:auke.kok@planet.nl
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/ferm


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to usekernel firewall program (ipchains/iptables/ipfwadm)
Required to usePerl 5

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 February 2018.



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