IP Filter Resources

IPF is a great firewall package, supports stateful inspection and IPv4/IPv6 protocols, it's available for a number of platforms and time-proven. It was created by Darren Reed: IP Filter official page (Darren Reed). And what about supplement documentation? Well, there is a world-renowned how-to by Conoboy and Fichtner. Below are local copies in various formats. The latest version is from 2002-03-01:

ipf-howto.txt

ipf-howto.ps

ipf-howto.pdf

ipf-howto.html

IPF FAQ

Phil Dibovitz's IP Filter FAQ

IPF mailing list archives

Real Stateful TCP Packet Filtering in IP Filter (gzipped PS) by Guido Van Rooij and pdf version too.

HP IPFilter/9000 HP has bundled IPFilter with HP-UX, and has based their documentation partially on our little HOWTO. Way cool.

IPF HOWTO Deutsch version, translation by Thorsten Lindloff.

IPF mirrors

Some mirrors. Unfortunately, near all of them are dead now:

http://www.pir.net/pir/ipf/ [Boston, MA, USA]

http://www.darkart.com/mirrors/www.obfuscation.org/ipf/ [Oakland, CA, USA]

http://www.openlysecure.org/content/html/www.obfuscation.org/ipf [Surrey, UK]

http://www.grunta.com/ipf/ [Melbourne, Victoria, AU]

https://venenum.org/biblio/net/ipf/ [Sofia, Bulgaria]