Simplewall (open-source firewall)

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Simplewall (open-source firewall)

#1 Post by TTwrs » Sat May 13, 2017 2:33 pm

I discovered "simplewall", a portable, open-source, rule-based firewall, and thought it might be of interest. It works in either whitelist or blackist mode for control of applications and/or ports. It does not use the Windows Firewall, which could even be disabled.

Description: Simple tool to configure Windows Filtering Platform (WFP) which can configure network activity on your computer.

Features:
- Simple interface without annoying pop ups
- Dropped packets logging (Windows 7 and above)
- Internal blocking lists (malware, telemetry)
- Free and Open Source
- Localization support
- IPv4/IPv6 support

Supported OS: Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Platform architecture: 32-bit/64-bit

Website:
http://www.henrypp.org/product/simplewall

Releases on Github...
https://github.com/henrypp/simplewall/releases/

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Re: A simple. portable, open-source firewall

#2 Post by webfork » Sat May 13, 2017 2:36 pm

Looks interesting, thanks. From the website:
Settings

To activate portable mode, create "simplewall.ini" in application folder, or move it from "%APPDATA%\Henry++\simplewall".
Requirements: Admin rights
License: GPL v3

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Re: A simple. portable, open-source firewall

#3 Post by Midas » Sun May 14, 2017 5:12 am

And here's Simplewall official screenshot:

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Re: simplewall - open-source firewall

#4 Post by webfork » Tue Jan 15, 2019 7:18 pm

Still in development, with a release (2.3.13) only a few days ago. Supported OS: Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 / 32-bit/64-bit

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Re: simplewall - open-source firewall

#5 Post by Midas » Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:55 am

Simplewall v2.4.6 released (changelog at https://github.com/henrypp/simplewall/releases/).

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Re: Simplewall (open-source firewall)

#6 Post by Midas » Tue May 21, 2019 6:45 am

Simplewall v3.0 Beta released, dated 2019-05-07 (https://github.com/henrypp/simplewall/releases).

NOTE 2: There is no Windows Vista support anymore (use 2.x versions instead).


Latest stable is v2.4.6, dated 2019-03-27. Download from releases page.

Ghacks.net review at www.ghacks.net /2019/05/13/simplewall-3-0-beta-first-look/.

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