Endian Firewall Community is a Linux network security operating system designed for personal use. It is a contribution to the Free Software community by Endian, a network security company based in Italy.
Origin – Home Page: Italy – Endian Firewall Community
License: Endian Firewall Community (FC) is Free Software.
Comments: Endian FC uses the same installer as SmoothWall Express. There is the option at the boot prompt, provided you have a compatible hardware, to install a XenU kernel. Vyatta is the other network security distro that offers this capability.
Some of the services provided by Endian Firewall Community are:
- Web, DNS, and DHCP server
- Web and SIP proxy
- Spam filters and Virus scanners
- Static system, proxy, and traffic graphs
- Configuration backup and restore with archive encryption
- Traffic shaping
You may view the base features of Endian FC as well as that of other distros in the firewall cum router category in the feature overview of Linux and BSD firewall and router distros.
Download: iso image for Intel and Intel-compatible x86 architectures are available for download here.
Support: A list of Endian FC support forums are accessible here.