For Easy Rule Making
Ferm is a tool to maintain complex firewalls, without having the
trouble to rewrite the complex rules over and over again. Ferm
allows the entire firewall rule set to be stored in a separate
file, and to be loaded with one command. The firewall configuration
resembles structured programming-like language, which can contain
levels and lists.
ferm ferm is a frontend for iptables. It reads the rules from a structured configuration file and calls iptables(8) to insert them into the running kernel. ferm's... import-ferm This script helps you with porting an existing IPv4 firewall configuration to ferm. It reads a file generated with iptables-save, and tries to suggest a ferm...