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Sphirewall is a user-centric analytical network firewall/router. Out-of-the box, it provides user authentication coupled with powerful analytics which provide you with complete control over your network and users. With Sphirewall, you can manage and understand what is happening on your network with features such as qos, bandwidth quotas, user authentication, and much more. Not built on iptables, it is able to do things which other Open Source firewalls can't. Its very flexible, and with its open JSON API, can easily be plugged into any existing environment.

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Last announcement

Why sphirewall was created, the story 05 Sep 2012 08:17

Read about the what drove sphirewall to be developed, and what it brings that is unmatched here

Recent releases

  •  20 Dec 2013 03:03

    Release Notes: Features and improvements in this release include content type and user agent HTTP filtering, some critical bugfixes and extensions, and enhancements to various other subsystems.

    •  06 Oct 2013 06:36

      Release Notes: This release is packed to the brim with improvements and enhancements. Included are Debian 7 support, significant improvements to the Web filtering system, bridging support, transparent filtering, and much more.

      •  31 Jul 2013 09:45

        Release Notes: This release is focused on stability, performance, and ironing out many issues. Users can expect a new level of stability and performance with both the management interfaces and core system. This release reintroduced some of the functionality that was removed with the wmi migration to Python Flask, such as logging and validation.

        •  06 Jul 2013 08:30

          Release Notes: This release adds new features, enhancements, and the immediate availability of dedicated Sphirewall Hardware Devices. Highlights include a brand new Web management interface which is lighter, easier to navigate, and more secure, SSL(https) Web filtering and reporting, priority QOS, and webfilter whitelists and redirecting.

          •  06 Jun 2013 02:35

            Release Notes: This release introduced many new features and enhancements that were requested by users.


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