DIY a firewall appliance for your network.

As WFilter NG firewall released a free 50-user license, there is an opportunity for small business and home users to DIY powerful firewall appliances. ou may read this post first to take a sight of the free license: Free license of WFilter NG firewall is now available

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In this post, I will guide you certain steps to build a firewall appliance.

1. First, you need to buy an appliance box and a harddisk.

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1). A 4/6 interfaces atom D525 networking appliance. (Less than $200)

2). A Seagate 1TB disk.

3). One usb stick.

2. Mount the disk.

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3. Get a display monitor, and burn WFilter ISO into the usb stick.

Here is a guide for installation: http://wiki.wfilterros.com/Installation_of_WFilter_ROS

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4. Now connect your laptop to LAN interface and setup basic networking parameters.

Set laptop to “obtain ip address automatically”, then open http://192.168.10.1 in your browser.install03_en

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5. Connect all the cables.

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6. Done, now you can setup more policies to speed up your internet access.

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Isn’t it exciting? You won’t be able to find any better solution for small networks.

Download WFilter NG firewall now!

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