Tool and Usage
FireHOL is promoted as an iptables stateful packet filtering firewall for humans. It also comes with FireQOS, which a bandwidth shaper based on tc.
Usage and audience
FireHOL is commonly used for firewall management or network traffic filtering. Target users for this tool are general public and system administrators.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + More than 500 GitHub stars
- + The source code of this software is available
Supported operating systems
FireHOL is known to work on Linux.
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|Latest release||3.1.5 [2017-09-17]|
|Last updated||March 16, 2018|
|FireHOL project website|
|FireHOL GitHub project|
This tool is categorized as a firewall management tool.