Smoothwall Express 3.1 – Full Firewall Control Mod

This is a must have for any Smoothwall Express Setup. This mod gives you full control of your interfaces including mutliple IP addresses, ports and mac control:

To install the mod simply run the following from command line:

**Make sure Smoothwall express has update 6 or above installed

cd /tmp
wget -O fullfirewallv3.1.6.tar.bz2
tar jxvf fullfirewallv3.1.6.tar.bz2 -C /

Log back into the Smoothwall GUI and you will now see Firewall > Firewall Control interface.

For further reading take a look at the smoothwall community here


1. To add a secondary red ip:

Networking > Interfaces > Enter Secondary Red IP address > Save

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