ferm Alternatives

    ferm is described as 'tool to maintain complex firewalls, without having the trouble to rewrite the complex rules over and over again. ferm allows the entire firewall rule set to be stored in a separate file, and to be loaded with one command' and is an app in the Security & Privacy category. There are five alternatives to ferm for Linux, BSD, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is ConfigServer Firewall, which is free. Other great apps like ferm are Advanced Policy Firewall (Free, Open Source), Shorewall (Free, Open Source), Firewall Builder (Free, Open Source) and iptablesbuild (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Aug 29, 2015

    1. This suite of scripts provides: Straight-forward SPI iptables firewall script Daemon process that checks for login authentication failures for: Courier imap, Dovecot, uw-imap, Kerio openSSH cPanel, WHM, Webmail (cPanel servers only) Pure-ftpd, vsftpd, Proftpd Password...
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    2. Server-based firewall. Reacts to attacks with intelligent abilities to detect malicious attempts to enter and reacting by blocking the IP temporarily. Repeated hits will ban the IP completely.
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    3. The Shoreline Firewall, more commonly known as “Shorewall”, is high-level tool for configuring Netfilter. You describe your firewall/gateway requirements using entries in a set of configuration files.
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    4. Firewall Builder is Open Source multi-platform firewall management software that supports Linux iptables, FreeBSD ipfilter and ipfw, OpenBSD pf, CIsco PIX and Cisco IOS Access Lists.

      Discontinued

      The last update was released on April 18th, 2013.
      "After working on Firewall Builder for many years it is with some sadness that Vadim and I are announcing that we have suspended all development activity for this project. Firewall Builder has been a great project to work on and we have truly appreciated all the support and positive feedback that the user community has provided. Without you we wouldn’t have been able to keep things going this long."

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    5. iptablesbuild is effectively a configuration manager for iptables. It is intended to manage iptables configurations in a centralized location for multiple systems.

      Discontinued

      The last update was on October 28th, 2013.

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