IPCopIPCop is a complete Linux distribution designed for protecting home and SOHO (Small Office Home Office) networks. It is completely free and Open Source, and easily extendable with addons.

Origin – Home Page: Germany – IPCop

Price: IPCop is Free Software, released under the terms of GNU GPL.

Comments: IPCop is intended to be installed to disk (on standard PCs and embedded devices). Installation is via a ncurses-based interface, and management and configuration is via a browser-based interface. The following are some of the services provided by IPCop:

  • DHCP and NTP server
  • SSH and VPN
  • Web server
  • Traffic shaping
  • Stateful firewall
  • IDS on internal and external interfaces, with support for Sourcefire VRT Certified rules

You may view the base features of IPCop 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 Installation iso images are available for download here.

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