IPCop is a cut-down Linux distribution that is intended to operate as a . The IPCop documentation clearly explains why you should use an. Free download page for Project IPCop Firewall’s IPCop Firewall is a Linux firewall distribution. It is geared towards home and SOHO. This document describes how to install the GNU/Linux GPL IPCop firewall and create a small home office network. In the second installment we cover creating a .

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I use IPCop on my own networks and on dozens of clients and I am very happy with it. Most firewalls allow connections from the trusted LAN Green out to the internet.? For this and many other reasons it is a superior Linux firewall.


What about other commercial products? I’am looking forward to run and configure services on ipcop firewall, where do i find them such as proxy or more. Below the howto is a dcumentation friendly” link. I just might cover them in the future. I hope you’ll also cover using ipcop for vpn access on the next tutorial. Hello, Thanks for dropping by.

As well Klarkconnect is xocumentation as open and transparent a development community more focused on creating a commercial software NOT a usable free software GPL’d firewall.

Your name or email address: I have been using IPCop for several years now and am very happy about it. Until then go check out the www. The IPCop community has been incredible and I am very happy with the project in every aspect. Hello Peekj, I have used both as well as the vast majority of commercial firewalls and have ended up sticking with IPCop. Very well written article!


Do you already have an account? After the install has completed you will be prompted to reboot and run setup as shown.

Joseph Guarino — Evolutionary IT — www. I have been using it for 4 years on my home network.

It would ipop good to cover this and increase the popularity of IPCop and Zerina. So if your Green network will contain 15 hosts you can use This article is very well-written and looking forward to its second part.

IPCop Firewall

Verify you are live and active on the new network you have setup with an address on It’s based on OpenSSL for secure transport. For those of you that do not know about the Internet Archive it is please do check it out at http: List of IPCop Addons.

Many thanks for the help of my amazing sister Antonina in editing this article. The main difference among other linux firewall is that is its interface is more simple. Initial Setup Having installed IPCop we now have to enter some further configuration information in setup for our setup to be complete. I hope that you get a chance to check out our second installment.


Next, when you are asked enter your Green Interface an address which must be within your chosen address space To set this up simply add in this range No, create an account now. Although not an official part of IPCop, there are many addons, some based on the addon server, that add additional functionality to IPCop, such as advanced QoS, e-mail virus checking, traffic summary, extended interfaces for controlling the proxy, and many more.

Following this, IPCop will format and copy documsntation to your hard drive. With this validated connect to secure https web interface of IPCop. I wish you could do an article regarding a fix for that. Hey, There is the link below and these will also be on the Internet Archive in the near future once the second installment is completed. Admin user is used to manage your IPCop day to day.

Thanks so much for your kind words.

Evolutionary IT is an independent provider of systems, network and security solutions. If you don’t want to dedicated a machine as a firewall, Shorewall is great.