APF (Advanced Policy Firewall)

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Description
APF is a policy based iptables firewall system designed for ease of use and configuration. It employs a subset of features to satisfy the veteran Linux user and the novice alike. Packaged in tar.gz format and RPM formats, make APF ideal for deployment in many server environments based on Linux.

Summary of features:

- simple & well commented configuration files
- layered firewall with independent ingress and egress filtering system
- uid based egress filtering via simple configuration variables
- global tcp/udp ports & icmp types configurtion
- configurable policies for each ip on the system with convenience vars
- prerouting rules for optimal network responce; TOS (type of service)
- icmp based rate limiting to prevent common icmp 'dos' abuses
- antidos subsystem to stop attacks before they become a significant threat
- dshield.org block list support to ban networks exhibiting suspicious activity
- advanced
Interface: Command Line
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