Uncomplicated Firewall

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Uncomplicated Firewall
Stable release
0.35-2[1] / October 1, 2016; 60 days ago (2016-10-01)
Repository code.launchpad.net/ufw
Written in Python
Operating system Linux
License GNU General Public License
Website launchpad.net/ufw,manpages.ubuntu.com/manpages/xenial/en/man8/ufw.8.html

Uncomplicated Firewall (ufw) is a program for managing a netfilter firewall that is designed to be easy to use. It uses a command line interface consisting of a small number of simple commands, and uses iptables for configuration. It is program for managing a netfilter firewall. The Uncomplicated Firewall (ufw) is available by default in all Ubuntu installations after 8.04 LTS.[1]

GUIs for Uncomplicated Firewall[edit]

Gufw (GUI for Uncomplicated Firewall)
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GUI for Uncomplicated Firewall
Original author(s) Gufw Developers
Stable release
16.10.0-1 / October 1, 2016; 60 days ago (2016-10-01)
Repository code.launchpad.net/ufw
Development status Active
Written in Python, PyGObject
Operating system Linux
Platform GTK+
Available in More languages [1]
License GNU General Public License
Website gufw.org
kmyfirewall
Developer(s) KLajos et al.
Repository code.launchpad.net/ufw
Development status Active
Operating system Linux
Platform Qt
License GNU General Public License
Website www.kmyfirewall.org
UFW KControl Module
Repository code.launchpad.net/ufw
Development status Active
Operating system Linux
Platform Qt
License GNU General Public License
Website {{URL|example.com|optional display text}}
UFW Frontends
Original author(s) Darwin Bautista
Stable release
0.3.2 / 2012; 4 years ago (2012)
Repository code.launchpad.net/ufw
Development status Active
Written in Python, PyGTK
Operating system Linux
Platform PyGTK
License GNU General Public License
Website github.com/baudm/ufw-frontends

GUI for Uncomplicated Firewall (Gufw) is, as the name states, a graphical user interface for UFW (Uncomplicated Firewall). It has been designed for Ubuntu, but is also available in other Debian based distributions and in Arch Linux.

Gufw is intended to be an easy, intuitive, way to manage an Ubuntu firewall. It supports common tasks such as allowing or blocking pre-configured, common P2P, or individual ports. Gufw is powered by UFW, runs on Ubuntu, and anywhere else Python, GTK+, and UFW are available.

Features[edit]

Netfilter feature [2] 0.16.2 (8.04 LTS) 0.30 (10.04 LTS) 0.31.1-1 (12.04 LTS) 0.34-0 (14.04 LTS) 0.35-0 (16.04 LTS)
Default incoming policy (allow/deny) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allow/deny incoming rules Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IPv6 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Status Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Logging (on/off) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Extensible framework Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Application integration - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Limit incoming rules (rate limiting) - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Multiport incoming rules - Yes Yes Yes Yes
debconf/preseeding - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Default incoming policy (reject) - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Reject incoming rules - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rule insertion - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Log levels - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Per rule logging - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Outgoing filtering (on par with incoming) - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Filtering by interface - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bash completion - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Upstart support - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Improved reporting - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Reset command - Yes Yes Yes Yes
rsyslog support - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Delete by rule number - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Python 2.6 support - - Yes Yes Yes
'show listening' report - - Yes Yes Yes
Python 2.7 support - - Yes Yes Yes
Increased protocol support (ah, esp) - - Yes Yes Yes
IPv6 rate limiting via 'limit' command - - - Yes Yes
Python 3.2 support - - - Yes Yes
Python 3.3 support - - - Yes Yes
'show added' report - - - Yes Yes
Python 3.4 support - - - Yes Yes
Before/after extensibility hooks - - - Yes Yes
Routed packet filtering (FORWARD) - - - Yes Yes
systemd support - - - - Yes
Increased protocol support (igmp, gre) - - - - Yes
Python 3.5 support - - - - Yes
Snappy for Ubuntu Core support - - - - Yes
Per rule comments - - - - Yes

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "UncomplicatedFirewall". Ubunto.com. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "UFW in Ubuntu". Ubuntu.com. Retrieved 21 November 2016. 

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