IPCop is a cut-down Linux distribution that is intended to operate as a . The IPCop documentation clearly explains why you should use an. Free download page for Project IPCop Firewall’s IPCop Firewall is a Linux firewall distribution. It is geared towards home and SOHO. This document describes how to install the GNU/Linux GPL IPCop firewall and create a small home office network. In the second installment we cover creating a .

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Enter in place No, create an account now. It’s based on OpenSSL for secure transport. Password Setup – IPCop has 2 users docjmentation you will be asked to setup passwords for the root and admin.

I wish you could do an article regarding a fix for that.

The main difference among other linux firewall is that is its interface is more simple. Validate all your settings and documentatiln.

And some add-ons can be applied to ip-cop such as p2p blocking, content filtering and intrusion detection. Do you already have an account? Admin user is used to manage your IPCop day to day.

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Thank you for taking the time to write this very helpfull tutorial. Following this, IPCop will format and copy itself to your hard drive. I find IPCop documentatoin be easy to use and setup but not very extensible. My hope is that more firewalls share code and expertise to improve the open firewall options that consumers have.


For this and many other reasons it is a superior Linux firewall. I hope you’ll also cover using ipcop for vpn access on ipfop next tutorial. Evolutionary IT is an independent provider of systems, network and security solutions. Verify you are live and active on the new network you have setup with an address on Check out BOT http: Ipcpp, There is the link below and these will also be on the Internet Archive in the near future once the second installment is completed.

Yes, my password is: Copfilter is another of my favorites which has my vote for inclusion in future releases of IPCop. For those of you that do not know about the Internet Archive doucmentation is please do check it out at http: For me it does more of what I want and has an amazing support community. The free home version of Clarkconnect may not be that flexible for more demanding tasks?

Although not an official part of IPCop, there are many addons, some based on the addon server, that add additional functionality to IPCop, such as advanced QoS, e-mail virus checking, traffic summary, extended interfaces for controlling the proxy, and many more. If you don’t want to dedicated a machine as a firewall, Shorewall is great. Initial Setup Having installed IPCop we now have to enter some further configuration information in setup for our setup to be complete.


Very well written article!


I have been using it for 4 years on my home network. Thanks for dropping by. Please do feel free to email comments or suggestions. It would be good to cover this and increase the popularity of IPCop and Zerina. Hello, Thanks for dropping by. List of IPCop Addons. A good example doocumentation be 1luv19c0p.

Joseph Guarino — Evolutionary IT — www. Dofumentation so much for your kind words. After the install has completed you will be prompted to reboot and run setup as shown. Since we have 3 interfaces and only have set up Green, repeat the interface setup options for the Red and Orange interfaces as described above.