Software Alternatives & Reviews

The Hunt For the Ultimate Free Open Source Firewall Distro

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  1. Untangle is a platform for deploying network based applications.

    Corporate IT departments block AD domains about 6 months ago

    Untangle.com would be good example of what we might select if you're into tech stuff. the filtering isn't in the free version anymore unfortunately.
  2. pfSense is a free and open source firewall and router that also features unified threat management, load balancing, multi WAN, and more

    ACB Backup Failed 500 about 4 months ago

    Thank you! I am not able to reach netgate.com or pfsense.org either, the weird part is that I have been receiving this error for almost 1 week now at exactly 9pm every day. I wonder if this is when most systems backup, so it floods the server.
  3. IPFire is a server distribution with intended to use as a firewall.

  4. VyOS in an open source Linux-based operating system sold and distributed by Sentrium corporations. It is geared toward IT specialists and network administrators for the purpose of securing network and company data... read more.

    Best routers that are able to be configured by code about 15 days ago

    VyOS has been on my to-do list for a while now.
  5. Smoothwall Express Open Source Firewall distribution

  6. Endian Firewall Community (EFW) is a "turn-key" linux security distribution that turns...

  7. A very good alternative for Windows Server, for free

  8. Linux directory, domain, mail, gateway and infrastructure server for SMBs.

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    Monowall

    This hasn't been added to SaaSHub yet

  10. Sophos UTM integrates complete security software within a single appliance.

  11. Zeroshell is a Linux distribution for servers and embedded devices aimed at providing the main...

  12. OPNsense® you next open source firewall. Free Download. High-end Security Made Easy™. Offers Intrusion Prevention, Captive Portal, Traffic Shaping and more.

    [Networking] The fall of PFsense's Reptuation about 10 days ago

    OPNsense launched in 2015 with the idea of providing a more professional, less offensive firewall community. And my god, did the creators of PFsense hate that.