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The Web Interface

The IPFire Web User Interface (also called web interface or webUI or WUI) is a frontend to configure IPFire.

It provides an easy way to access all settings, install and configure add-ons and view logs as well as graphical reports. The web user interface is split into areas of configuration, status and logs.

The first step to start configuring IPFire is to login to the web user interface.

System menu

The System menu includes basic settings of the operating system.


Status menu

The Status Menu menu includes graphs and status reports on various parts of the system.


Network menu

The Network Menu includes all settings for the network, options to configure the Advanced Proxy and other tools with an easy to use graphical user interface.

Services menu

The Services menu includes settings for secure access, time service, and intrusion detection.


Firewall menu

The Firewall menu includes settings for . . .


menu description
Blue Access The access to the Internet over WLAN can be granted at Blue Access.
iptables Tables provided by the Linux kernel firewall (implemented as different Netfilter modules) and the chains and rules it stores. Different kernel modules and programs are currently used for different protocols.

IPFire menu

At the beginning of the section "IPFire" you can find the menupoint Pakfire in your sidebar. In the left column, all available Addons can be found. Already installed addons are located in the right column. The addons Samba and MPFire have a Webgui to configure and control.

Logs menu

The Logs Menu includes a graphical or text-based overview of the IPFire log files.

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