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m0n0wall Alternatives

m0n0wall is described as 'project aimed at creating a complete, embedded firewall software package that, when used together with an embedded PC, provides all the important features of commercial firewall boxes (including ease of use) at a fraction of the price (free software)' and is a Firewall in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to m0n0wall for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Self-Hosted solutions, VMware vSphere Hypervisor and Microsoft Hyper-V Server. The best alternative is pfSense, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like m0n0wall are OPNsense, Endian Firewall Community, ZeroShell and IPFire.

m0n0wall alternatives are mainly Firewalls but may also be VPN Services or Anti-Malware Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of m0n0wall.
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • BSD

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  1. pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall, and router.

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    OPNsense

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    OPNsense includes most of the features available in expensive commercial firewalls, and more in many cases. It brings the rich feature set of commercial offerings with the benefits of open and verifiable sources.

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  3. Endian Firewall Community (EFW) is a "turn-key" linux security distribution that turns every system into a full featured security appliance with Unified Threat Management (UTM) functionality.

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  4. ZeroShell icon

    ZeroShell

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    Zeroshell is a Linux distribution for servers and embedded devices aimed at providing the main network services a LAN requires. It is available in the form of Live CD or Compact Flash image and you can configure and administer it using your web browser.

    Discontinued

    From the Zeroshell website (translated from Italian to English)Disposal of the Zeroshell projectThe project has now reached the end of its life. Zeroshell was born in June 2006 and has over 200,000 installations worldwide. Any security updates will be guaranteed until September 30, 2021. I thank everyone who believed and contributed in various ways to improving the project. The zeroshell.org domain will be divested or sold on September 30, 2021

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    IPFire

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    IPFire is a server distribution with intended to use as a firewall. It focuses on flexibility, and scales from small to middle sized business networks and home networks.

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    Untangle

    • Linux

    Untangle is a platform for deploying network based applications. The platform unites these applications around a common GUI, database and reporting.

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    Smoothwall

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    The SmoothWall Open Source Project was set up to develop and maintain SmoothWall Express - a Free firewall that includes its own security-hardened GNU/Linux operating system and an easy-to-use web interface.

    Discontinued

    The site says the last release was October 2014.

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    CacheGuard-OS

    • 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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    IPCop

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    IPCop Firewall is a Linux firewall distribution geared towards home and SOHO (Small Office/Home Office) users. The IPCop interface is very user-friendly and task-based.

    Discontinued

    The project seems to be no longer updated. Last version, 2.1.9, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from the official website.

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  10. Forefront Threat Management Gateway  icon

    Forefront Threat Management Gateway

    • Windows

    Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway (Forefront TMG), formerly known as Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA Server), is a network security and protection solution for Microsoft Windows, described by Microsoft as "enables businesses by allowing...

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