[Firehol-support] what comes after firehol?

Wesley J. Landaker wjl at icecavern.net
Sun Jun 12 22:14:55 BST 2011

On Saturday, June 11, 2011 20:52:46 Paul Fox wrote:
> so, i really like firehol:  both the philosophy behind it and the
> implementation, which seems to work pretty well.
> i've used it to protect individual hosts for years, and recently made
> some changes to let it create the firewall script for my openwrt
> router, without needing to actually run on the openwrt box.
> but i also like my firewall maintenance tools to be currently
> maintained.  :-/ :-)  that doesn't seem to be happening -- the last
> release was almost three years ago.
> are there any other tools similar to firehol i should be aware of?

Before I switched to firehol years ago, I used shorewall, which at least 
shares the philosophy of having a fairly simple, text-based config files. 
Shorewall isn't quite as straightforward as firehol, but isn't too bad. It 
does have IPv6 support, and seems well maintained. It might be worth a look.
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