urlfilter - The URL filter add-on



URL filter is an add-on module for the popular Linux based firewall distributions IPCop and SmoothWall, extending their functionality with the ability to block unwanted domains, URLs and files.

The package is based on the well known squidGuard redirector. The URL filter graphical user interface gives you access to all required settings.

Key features of URL filter

  • The URL filter module is available for both distributions, IPCop and SmoothWall
  • It's ready to use. Download, install, and run
  • Seamless GUI integration for configuration and log viewer
  • Very flexible, block categories are not hardcoded
  • Custom block categories can be included
  • Works with all squidGuard compatible blacklists
  • Automatic blacklist updates on a scheduled basis
  • Time, category and client based constraints (IPCop only)
  • No reboot required, neither for installation or deinstallation, nor during operation


2008-05-17: URL filter 1.5.3 for SmoothWall 3.0 released

2008-05-09: URL filter 1.9.3 for IPCop and URL filter 1.5.3 for SmoothWall 2.0 released

Important notice regarding email support requests:
People who sent me emails in the past probably noticed that I am not responsive to mails related to support requests or questions already covered by the docs. Please try to read the docs first. Thank you for being appreciative!

urlfilter © Copyright 2004-2008 by Marco Sondermann - Last update: 2008-05-17 - Current versions are: 1.9.3 for IPCop / 1.5.3 for SmoothWall 2.0 / 1.5.3 for SmoothWall 3.0

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