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Not exactly a firewall ...

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How can you define rules for a given application?

  • you can not! (only some pre-configured "apps", which are not apps, only ports)
  • only IP(tables) and port ranges...

Why can't you :

  • choose a program
  • set the port that it can use,
  • set the direction (in or out) or set a service to it if the program needs it ?

[Edited by igenn, August 03]

Found Douane that aims this (poorly).

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I, too, found this quite a bizarre limitation.


It's just a GUI to ufw, not a firewall. If you wa...

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It's just a gui to ufw, not a firewall.
If you want to see a gui what looks uglier than cli, this is for you :)
If you want a "firewall" with 2 buttons, this is for you :)
If you want to see a software that haven't changed in the last 20 years, this is for you :)
Jk, it's not for you. Pure garbage. No one should use it.

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