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How to use fwBuilder to generate firewalling rules for LEDE

LEDE is a versatile platform base on GNU/Linux, offering state-of-the art solutions relying on GNU/Linux iptables to filter and inspect packets. Fwbuilder is Free Software allowing to generate complex firewalling rules for iptables, including detailed logging and much more. A detailed feature list of fwBuilder can be found on fwBuilder home page.

This HOWTO explains how to use fwBuilder as an alternative firewalling generator for LEDE, in conjunction with UCI/LuCI firewall.

This article is being written, you are invited to participate if you wish.

Installation of fwBuilder

fwBuilder GUI is available under the GPL licence under all platforms: GNU/Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X and Windows.

Under Debian GNU/Linux, install fwBuilder using these commands:

sudo apt-get install fwbuilder

Do no work on a production firewall while learning fwBuilder.

docs/guide-user/firewall/fwbuilder/use_fwbuilder_with_lede.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/13 16:57 by tmomas