Welcome to Smoothwall Express

The Free Open Source Firewall Solution

Smoothwall Open Source

The Smoothwall Open Source Project was set up in 2000 to develop and maintain Smoothwall Express - a Free firewall that includes its own security-hardened GNU/Linux operating system and an easy-to-use web interface.

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Join Our Community

We have a large community of over 18,000 members including a dedicated core team of moderators and admins which can help with any questions or comments your have.

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Smoothwall Corporate

Does your company require a more powerful Smoothwall solution?

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Smoothwall Express 3.1 Release Candidate 5 available for testing

Smoothwall Express Community

15 April 2014 - The Smoothwall Express Community released the Smoothwall Express 3.1 Release Candidate #5 Installation CD (iso image) for widespread testing and bug squashing.

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Smoothwall Express 3.1 Release Candidate 3 available for testing

Today we have released the Smoothwall Express 3.1 Release Candidate #3 Installation CD (iso image) for widespread testing and bug squashing

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Smoothwall Express 3.1 Release Candidate 2 available for testing

Today we have released the Smoothwall Express 3.1 Release Candidate #2 Installation CD (iso image) for widespread testing and bug squashing.

Around 10 issues, found in RC1 are fixed in this latest release.

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Smoothwall Express 3.1 Release Candidate 1 available for testing

Today we have released the Smoothwall Express 3.1 Release Candidate #1 Installation CD (iso image) for widespread testing and bug squashing.

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Smoothwall Express 3.0 Service Pack 3 (SP3)

Today we have released the Smoothwall Express 3.0 SP3 Installation CD (iso image)

This new CD contains Smoothwall Express 3.0 with updates 1 – 8 pre-installed meaning that new installations may take advantage of the improved driver support, the Ext4 filesystem, larger drive support and RAID array support introduced in Smoothwall Express 3.0 Update 8.

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Protect Your Network with an Open-Source Firewall

IT manager, Michael Scalisi puts together an excellent article on the Washington Post discussing Smoothwall Express.

He states "When you need a robust firewall on a non-existent budget, here is an easy solution."

Click here to read the article »

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