Firewall Builder Alternatives

    Firewall Builder is described as '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' and is an app in the Network & Admin category. There are eight alternatives to Firewall Builder for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Online / Web-based, VirtualBox, VMware vSphere Hypervisor and Microsoft Hyper-V Server. The best alternative is ConfigServer Firewall, which is free. Other great apps like Firewall Builder are CacheGuard-OS (Paid), Advanced Policy Firewall (Free, Open Source), Shorewall (Free, Open Source) and CloudPassage (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Aug 2, 2021

    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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      • Windows
      • VirtualBox
      • VMware vSphere Hypervisor
      • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
      • Proxmox Virtual Environment
      All CacheGuard products and services are focused on delivering secured and optimized Web contents to our clients. To achieve that goal we made CacheGuard OS which is our core product.
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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. CloudPassage offers cloud server security and compliance products purpose-built for elastic cloud environments.

    5. HeatShield is a network firewall management service for Linux servers. A firewall configured by HeatShield prevents unauthorized access to services running on your servers, such as SSH and MySQL.
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    6. iptablesbuild is effectively a configuration manager for iptables. It is intended to manage iptables configurations in a centralized location for multiple systems.


      The last update was on October 28th, 2013.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      ferm is a 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.
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