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2018-02-28 NEWDistribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.2.5
Endian Firewall is a Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliance based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux that protects networks. The Endian team has announced an update to the distribution's 3.2 series. The latest version, Endian Firewall 3.2.5, fixes a number of bugs, including one which prevented OpenVPN from starting following a reboot of the system. The release announcement reads: "Check out the new release today by downloading the latest ISO image. If you already have an installed community with at least a 3.2.0 beta 1 version you could just register and run the updates. Here's a short list of changes compared to the latest version: improvement UTM-1722 - add option for load custom TLS ciphers; improvement CORE-2143 - add CLI notification when a reboot is required; bug UTM-1813 - OpenVPN job does not start after reboot; bug CORE-1416 - Snort doesn't work when HTTP proxy is on; bug UTM-270 - Squid terminates with an error if an entire domain and its subdomains are used in the same access policy. No need to say, this new image includes a lot of improvements and bug fixes as well. For more details, please see the changelog." Download the installation CD image from SourceForge: efw_community-x64_3.2.5_softwarex86-64.iso (355MB, MD5). Also available from OSDisc.

Recent Related News and Releases
 • 2018-02-28: Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.2.5
 • 2017-09-20: Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.2.4
 • 2016-07-31: Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.2.1
 • 2014-01-20: Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.0
 • 2013-11-19: Development Release: Endian Firewall 3.0 Beta 2
 • 2013-10-09: Development Release: Endian Firewall 3.0 Beta 1

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About Endian
Endian Firewall is a Unified Threat Management (UTM) Appliance that protects networks and improves connectivity. Based on Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Endian Firewall is 100% open source and includes a wide variety of features, such as stateful inspection firewall, HTTP/FTP anti-virus, content filter, POP3/SMTP anti-virus, anti-phishing and anti-spam tools, true SSL/TLS VPN, IDS, and other features.

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Recent Related News and Releases
2017-09-20 Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.2.4
Endian has announced the release of Endian Firewall 3.2.4, an updated build in the 3.2 series of the project's CentOS-based Linux distribution for firewall and routers: "The Endian team is proud to announce an updated image for the 3.2 release. Check out the new release today by downloading the latest ISO image. If you already have an installed community with at least a 3.2.0beta1 version you could just register and run the updates. The registration procedure is much easier now - follow the initial wizard and just with an email address you can keep the system updated. Don't forget to give us a feedback or report the bugs to JIRA. Here's a short list of changes compared to the latest 3.2.2 released ISO image: updated Squid to 3.5.25; updated Dnsmasq to 2.76; updated OpenVPN to 2.4.3; security improvements to certificates management and OpenVPN; extended support for hardware raid; extended support for network interfaces; security fixes; added hourly graphs. No need to say, this new image includes a lot of improvements and bug fixes as well." Here is the brief release announcement. Download (MD5) the installation CD image from SourceForge: efw_community-x64_3.2.4.iso (350MB, pkglist).
2016-07-31 Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.2.1
Endian has announced the release of Endian Firewall 3.2.1, the first stable build in the 3.2 series of the project's CentOS-based Linux distribution designed for firewall and routers. Besides improvements in hardware support, the new release also brings a number of security updates: "The Endian team is proud to announce the Endian Firewall Community 3.2.1 'countdown' release. Check out the new release today by downloading the ISO image. If you have a 3.2.0beta1 you can just register and run the updates (upgrade from 2.5 or 3.0 is not supported). The registration procedure is much easier now: follow the initial wizard and just with an e-mail address you can keep the system updated. Here's a short list of the newly implemented features: 64-bit CPU support; new 4.1 kernel; Python updated to version 2.7; extended hardware support through updated drivers; extended 3G modem support; security fixes." Read the rest of the release announcement for more details. The new installation CD image is available for download (MD5) from SourceForge: efw_community-x64_3.2.1.iso (334MB, pkglist).
2014-01-20 Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 3.0
Endian has announced the immediate availability of Endian Firewall 3.0, a new "bleeding-edge" release of the Linux-based distribution designed for firewalls and routers: "Finally the Endian Firewall Community 3.0 has reached its final stage. This release includes the following changes: HTTPS filtering; SMTP proxy - domain management and SMTP delivery status notification configuration; OpenVPN - support for TUN mode, connections page for VPN users; user management and authentication - user management for OpenVPN, integrated certificate authority, external certificate authority support, user password and certificate management (two-factor authentication); logging and reporting - live network traffic monitoring (powered by ntopng), system status graphs are not lost at every reboot, images for SMTP mail statistics graphs...." See the release announcement and release notes for further information. Download: EFW-COMMUNITY-3.0.0.iso (208MB, MD5).
2013-11-19 Development Release: Endian Firewall 3.0 Beta 2
Endian has announced the availability of the second beta build of Endian Firewall 3.0, a major new version of the Red Hat-based distribution for firewalls and routers: "Hey folks, take a look at the Endian Firewall Community 3.0 BETA 2. The new release includes new features relevant to email security, OpenVPN, logging and reporting module and a number of improvements as well. Features, improvements and bug fixes include: SMTP delivery status notification configuration; connections page for VPN users - frontend and backend; add the option "required" to the multiline validator; HTTP proxy information popup is not shown correctly; YAML traceback in domain routing until first domain route configuration; spam blacklists and whitelists typo in tooltip displayed text...." Here is the brief release announcement, with further details summarised in the release notes. Download: EFW-COMMUNITY-3.0.0-beta2.iso (203MB, MD5).
2013-10-09 Development Release: Endian Firewall 3.0 Beta 1
The first beta release of Endian Firewall 3.0, a Red Hat-based distribution designed for firewalls and routers, is ready for testing: "Endian Firewall Community 3.0 beta. This release includes the following new features: HTTPS support for HTTP proxy; smarthost configuration for each outgoing email domain; outgoing IP address configuration for each email domain; replace entire proxy chain with c-icap; live traffic monitoring with ntopng; IPsec GUI rewrite with extended cipher support; OpenVPN server in TUN mode; OpenVPN server GUI rewrite; VPN certificate management. Improvements: MultipleSelectField does not fully support jQuery UI Themeroller; enable EMI Entity to use entites.OneToMany; enable Field and OneToMany to get options for widgets; rename clientSearch DataGrid option to client_side_search; support callable field label_text and title within container and recursive container...." See the release announcement for a list of new features and other details. Download: EFW-COMMUNITY-3.0.0-beta1.iso (198MB, MD5).
2013-08-23 Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 2.5.2
Version 2.5.2 of Endian Firewall, a specialist distribution designed for firewalls and routers, has been released: "After a long time, we are ready to announce the Endian Firewall Community 2.5.2 release. This release is mainly a bug-fix one. A list of the main changes: antivirus - ClamAV has been updated to the most recent version to make sure signature updates will continue to work; anti-spyware - lists are now being provided by PhishTank instead of Malware Domains, this not only results in more sites being recognized correctly but also allows us to show an information page with a link to PhishTank's description of the malicious website instead of displaying an empty page; hardware support - support for various hardware devices has been added, including support for USB modems as well as drivers for network interface cards and hard disk controllers." Read the rest of the release announcement for more details. Download: EFW-COMMUNITY-2.5.2-devel-201308191922.iso (214MB, MD5).
2012-01-31 Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 2.5.1
Endian Firewall 2.5.1, an updated version of the Red Hat-based firewall distribution, has been released: "An update for Endian Firewall Community to version 2.5.1 is now available. This release introduces a number of new features. Connectivity - support for most modern UMTS/3G USB dongles. By adding new drivers Endian Firewall 2.5 now supports most modern UMTS/3G dongles. Once plugged in they appear as serial devices and can be configured by choosing Analog/UMTS modem as uplink type. System - performance improvements. The whole system start-up procedure has been rewritten. Endian's new jobs engine decreases the start-up by 50 percent. Additionally major improvements have been made in memory usage. A fully configured system's memory footprint has been reduced by more than 200 MB." See the full release announcement for additional information and a complete list of new features. Download: EFW-COMMUNITY-2.5.1.iso (186MB, MD5).
2011-12-30 Distribution Release: Endian Firewall 2.5
The Endian development team has announced the release of Endian Firewall 2.5, an updated version of the project's Red Hat-based specialist distribution for firewalls: "Endian Firewall (EFW) Community version 2.5 is now available. This release introduces new features and lots of bug fixes that make EFW 2.5 a significant improvement in the development of the Endian product family. Release notes: the whole process management in the background of the system has been rewritten - with the new Endian Jobsengine the boot procedure now takes only half as long as before; some major changes have been made to various proxy and anti-virus settings - this resulted in almost 200 MB of memory being freed in a fully configured system; many small improvements have been made and hundreds of bugs have been fixed; supports trusted time-stamping using OpenTSA...." See the complete release announcement for more information. Download: EFW-COMMUNITY-2.5-201112281641.iso (186MB, MD5).


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