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The Goal of FIAIF is to provide a highly customizable script for setting up an iptables based firewall.
Unlike many other scripts, FIAIF can be truly customized allowing multiple interfaces (or rather zones). There is no limit on the number of zones. All configuration is done through configuration files. No need to understand the script behind it all.
The script makes heavy use of state-full firewalling, and all RELATED and ESTABLISHED packets are accepted on all chains. If you wish to block something out, don't accept it in the first place.
The script is written in BASH. Though this is not the optimal program to use, it means that you do not need to install extra interpreters on your firewall. This allows you to have a minimalistic installation on your firewall.
Install this package if your machine is ever on the internet.
Administrator tasks =================== Operating and maintaining the fiaif firewall suggests that the administrator performs tasks such as: - regular checks for updated network definitions with the fiaif-update(8) script - regular checks of firewall log files with the fiaif-scan(8) script Troubleshooting =============== Before reporting bugs about fiaif, please check the following: 1) R more»
FIAIF.CONF(5) File Formats FIAIF.CONF(5) NAME fiaif.conf - fiaif global configuration file DESCRIPTION fiaif.conf is the file that declares which zones should be set up in the firewall. A "zone" is a piece of the "IP uni‐ verse" existing on the other side of a particular interface. A zone is defined in a file listing rules more»
ZONE.CONF(5) File Formats ZONE.CONF(5) NAME zone.conf - fiaif zone configuration files DESCRIPTION fiaif.conf is the file that determines how zones should be set up in the firewall. A zone describes how traffic from other zones are allowed into a zone, and what packets are allowed from the zone itself. Zones are b more»
FIAIF-GETDEV(8)Administration and Privileged CommandsFIAIF-GETDEV(8) NAME fiaif-getdev - more»
FIAIF-SCAN(8) Administration and Privileged Commands FIAIF-SCAN(8) NAME fiaif-scan - pri more»
FIAIF-UPDATE(8)Administration and Privileged CommandsFIAIF-UPDATE(8) NAME fiaif-update - more»
FIAIF(8) Administration and Privileged Commands FIAIF(8) NAME fiaif - FIAIF is more»
fiaif (1.22.1-1) unstable; urgency=low * New upstream release. + Remove all patches that have more»