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Linux Distribution: SmoothWall
Url: http://www.smoothwall.org/

 
SmoothWall Express is an open source firewall distribution based on the GNU/Linux operating system.

About SmoothWall
Linux is the ideal choice for security systems; it is well proven, secure, highly configurable and freely‚? ‚? ‚? available as open source code. SmoothWall includes a hardened subset of the GNU/Linux operating system, so there is no separate OS to install. Designed for ease of use, SmoothWall is configured via a web-based GUI, and requires absolutely no knowledge of Linux to install or use.

Releases:
2007-08-23 00:00:00.0 SmoothWall Express 3.0 is available    View
Express 3.0 is our latest version of the long running and successful SmoothWall Express firewall. Headline new features relative to 2.0: supports a 4th network card for Wireless Access Points; 64-bit support; based upon Linux 2.6 kernel; new realtime traffic graph shows traffic bandwidth usage over time (AJAX); per-IP address traffic statistics collection in all traffic stats pages; Instant Messenger proxy with logging and filtering abilities; SATA and SCSI support; streamlined installer and setup; outbound filtering; new update mechanism which can download and install all pending updates with a single click....
2007-08-09 00:00:00.0 SmoothWall Express 3.0 RC1 has been released    View
Express 3.0 is our latest version of the long running and successful SmoothWall Express firewall. This is a release candidate release, code name 'Sammy'. This means that this build will become the final version of SmoothWall Express 3.0, assuming no problems are found. New features and fixes relative to the previous Express 3.0 beta, Degu: final changes to the theme graphics to incorporate the polar bear silhouette, including the boot screen; added missing page descriptions; added support for empty hostnames in Dynamic DNS pages; MySmoothWall integration; build system now uses hosts resolv.conf instead of makefile variables; runtime kernel now has DMA support for all supported IDE chipsets....
2007-05-23 00:00:00.0 SmoothWall Express 3.0 Beta "Degu" is available now    View
SmoothWall is pleased to announce the much-awaited release of the beta, feature-complete version of Express 3.0. Code-named 'Degu', 3.0 is the latest version of our successful and long-running express firewall software and incorporates a number of new features and improvements. Designed to be easier to install and configure, the new version (based upon the latest Linux 2.6 kernel) is a big advance beyond Version 2. Significant new features include: a much improved user interface; additional 'purple' network interface; additional support for newer hardware (including 64-bit processors); improved VPN subsystem....
2006-12-23 00:00:00.0 SmoothWall Express 3.0 Alpha "Koala" has been released    View
This is an alpha release, code name "koala". This means that although this build is working and usable, it is not feature-complete. It is Based upon the latest 2.6 kernel; brand new theme; includes many new NIC drivers; brand new update system; NTP service for the local network; local hosts list that can be served through the DNS proxy; replacement traffic stats page; SIP NAT support; many internal changes to make the code more organised and easier to work with.
 
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