Shorewall Download



Package Information
Distribution-specific Download Sites
Standard Download Sites
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Package Information

Before trying to install, we strongly urge you to read and print a copy of the Shorewall QuickStart Guide for the configuration that most closely matches your own.

The documentation in both XML and HTML formats is available for download from the Download Sites listed below.

NOTICE: There are four current Shorewall Release Series:

For additional information, see this article about the Shorewall Release Model.

In Shorewall version 4.5.*, the common Shell libraries were segregated into a separate Shorewall-core package. With Shorewall 4.5 onward, there are six packages:

In Shorewall version 4.4.*, the Shorewall-common, Shorewall-shell and Shorewall-perl packages are discontinued and replaced with a single Shorewall package which combines the functions of Shorewall-common and Shorewall-perl. The shell-based compiler is retired. With Shorewall 4.4, there are five packages:

In Shorewall version 4.2.*, there are six packages:

To summarize:

Here are the installation instructions.

Distribution-specific Download Sites

Once you've printed the appropriate QuickStart Guide, download the appropriate Packages:

You will probably also want to download the HTML version of the documentation for easy reference.

Standard Download Sites

Use the sites below to download the tarball, the documentation and the standard RPM for SUSE (Beginning with Shorewall 5.0.10, the RPMs assume that systemd is used).

Packages are GPG signed and checksummed, please verify the integrity of the files using our public key

Note that each of the tarballs are available in both tgz and tar.bz2 compression format.

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Frequently Used Articles

- FAQs - Manpages - Configuration File Basics - Beginner Documentation - Troubleshooting

Shorewall 4.4/4.5/4.6 Documentation

Shorewall 4.0/4.2 Documentation

Shorewall 5.0/5.1/5.2 HOWTOs and Other Articles

- 6to4 and 6in4 Tunnels - Accounting - Actions - Aliased (virtual) Interfaces (e.g., eth0:0) - Anatomy of Shorewall - Anti-Spoofing Measures - AUDIT Target support - Bandwidth Control - Blacklisting/Whitelisting - Bridge/Firewall - Building Shorewall from GIT - Commands - Compiled Programs - Configuration File Basics - DHCP - DNAT - Docker - Dynamic Zones - ECN Disabling by host or subnet - Events - Extension Scripts - Fallback/Uninstall - FAQs - Features - Fool's Firewall - Forwarding Traffic on the Same Interface - FTP and Shorewall - Helpers/Helper Modules - Installation/Upgrade - IPP2P - IPSEC - Ipsets - IPv6 Support - ISO 3661 Country Codes - Kazaa Filtering - Kernel Configuration - KVM (Kernel-mode Virtual Machine) - Limiting Connection Rates - Linux Containers (LXC) - Linux-vserver - Logging - Macros - MAC Verification - Manpages - Manual Chains - Masquerading - Multiple Internet Connections from a Single Firewall - Multiple Zones Through One Interface - My Shorewall Configuration - Netfilter Overview - Network Mapping - No firewalling of traffic between bridge port - One-to-one NAT - Operating Shorewall - OpenVPN - OpenVZ - Packet Marking - Packet Processing in a Shorewall-based Firewall - 'Ping' Management - Port Forwarding - Port Information - Port Knocking (deprecated) - Port Knocking, Auto Blacklisting and Other Uses of the 'Recent Match' - PPTP - Proxy ARP - QuickStart Guides - Release Model - Requirements - Routing and Shorewall - Routing on One Interface - Samba - Shared Shorewall/Shorewall6 Configuration - Shorewall Events - Shorewall Init - Shorewall Lite - Shorewall on a Laptop - Shorewall Perl - Shorewall Setup Guide - SMB - SNAT - Split DNS the Easy Way - Squid with Shorewall - Starting/stopping the Firewall - Static (one-to-one) NAT - Support - Tips and Hints - Traffic Shaping/QOS - Simple - Traffic Shaping/QOS - Complex - Transparent Proxy - UPnP - Upgrade Issues - Upgrading to Shorewall 4.4 (Upgrading Debian Lenny to Squeeze) - VPN - VPN Passthrough - White List Creation - Xen - Shorewall in a Bridged Xen DomU - Xen - Shorewall in Routed Xen Dom0

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