Firewall Builder – Macintosh Firewall Software

Firewall Builder is a macintosh firewall software that can secure your computer with a very strong defense, installing a firewall is one of the main ways that very important to secure your computer from access without permission and without a policy within a local area network or the Internet. Install Firewall is that which can not be considered easy, you should have more ability to be able to install a firewall with an excellent configuration for your network. Using Firewall Builder software you can configure Firewall very easily, no need to type commands, because Firewall Builder is equipped with a graphic user interface that allows you to drag and drop the firewall workflow design and will produce a shell script that will be applied as a firewall configuration.

Firewall Builder - macintosh firewall software

Firewall Builder - macintosh firewall software

Firewall Builder software helps network administrators to maintain and manage a network with very professional, Firewall Builder software allows an administrator to manage multiple firewalls in a same network, Firewall Builder software comes with a wizard that will guide you to configure your firewall, the following There are steps in the wizard Firewall Builder software that I adapted from their official website at www.fwbuilder.org

Create Firewall

The first step is to use the New Firewall wizard to create and name a firewall. There are several ways to create a new firewall: use a predefined template; use SNMP to discover a firewall’s interface configuration; import an existing firewall’s rules; or manually create a new firewall.

Define Objects

To customize your firewall’s rules, you first create objects that match the devices, networks, and services used in your network. Firewall Builder comes preconfigured with hundreds of commonly used objects. For example, there are predefined TCP service objects for HTTP, FTP, etc. If you use SNMP discovery or Firewall Import, Firewall Builder automatically creates objects for you based on the firewall rules.

Configure Firewall Policy

The preconfigured firewall templates include basic rules that should be modified to meet your specific needs—-or you can create your firewall policies from scratch. Use the new objects you created to configure rules tailored to your environment.

Compile Rules

Compiling the policy generates a configuration file containing firewall rules in the correct command syntax for that firewall type. During the compile process, Firewall Builder checks for errors and optimizes the generated commands.

Deploy Configuration

You can push generated configuration files to the target device using the built-in installer function or by deploying the configuration file manually. Firewall Builder creates a secure connection using SSH and SCP to run required commands and copy firewall configuration files to the device.

Firewall Builder software already supports many platforms to be managed like, Linux iptables, Cisco router access control lists (ACLs), Cisco ASA / PIX, Cisco Firewall Service Module (FWSM), OpenBSD pf, FreeBSD ipfw and ipfilter, HP ProCurve ACL. Now you can easily configure the firewall policy, rules and permission using your Macintosh computers with Mac OS X 10.4 or later. Firewall Builder is a macintosh firewall software that enables network administrator to stay focused on the permission, policy and network security.

Posted by: Editorial Staff

Date: December 26, 2013

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