Endian Firewall Community


Open source community support and Firewall Protection


Endian Firewall Community

The number of connected devices – either corporate and private – is increasing every day. If not properly managed, any device is exposed to the attacks coming from the Internet,  representing  a potential breach in your system.

To prevent this explosion from becoming a nightmare, your environment needs protection. What you do need is a simple solution that does not add any stress to your daily work and that secures your network maintaining its performance.  No matter the size of your network or your core business, we can definitely help you. If you’re looking for security and usability and for an easy to buy and easy to own product, Endian is your solution.

The Endian Community was developed with  open source community support, targeted to developers and early-adopters for non-critical computing environments or private use.

New features in the 2.5 series:

  • 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 the appear as serial devices and can be configured by choosing Analog/UMTS modem as uplink type. You will find the newly created serial devices in the Serial/USB Port dropdown.
  • System – Performance improvements
    The whole system startup procedure has been rewritten. Endian’s new jobsengine decreases the startup 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 megabytes.
  • Contentfilter – Configurable update intervals 
    The contentfilter blacklists are now updatable through the GUI like for any other service and updates do not rely on the release of new packages anymore. The interval can be chosen from hourly, daily, weekly and monthly.
  • Dashboard – Customizable through configurable widgets
    The new dashboard is now fully customizable through the use of configurable widgets. The update interval for all widgets can be set individually now, widgets can be placed by drag and drop and it is possible to deactivate widgets completely.
  • Logging – Trusted timestamping
    Endian Firewall now supports trusted timestamping using OpenTSA. This feature allows you to make sure your log files have not been modified after they have been archived.
  • Routing – Additional gateway options
    The policy based routing and static routing modules have been extended. It is now possible to use static gateways for routes as well as to route traffic through OpenVPN connections.
  • Bugfixes
    Huge efforts have been made to create a very stable release. On the road to Endian Firewall Community 2.5.1 many small improvements have been made and hundreds of bugs have been fixed.


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