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Sphirewall: Another Open-Source Linux Firewall

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Published on 07 July 2013 01:52 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Sphirewall 0.9.9.5 has been released this weekend. Sphirewall is an open-source Linux firewall/router with advanced management capabilities, analytics, and other advanced features.

Sphirewall 0.9.9.5 presents a new user-interface for monitoring/management/analytics, SSL web-filtering, priority QOS, web-filter white-lists and redirects, and numerous other features.

Sphirewall is available as free and open-source software for Linux installations, though the project does also offer various router/firewall devices that are preloaded with their GPLv2 software.

Those interested in learning more about this open-source Linux firewall/router project can visit Sphirewall.net.

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