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# Firewall Documentation
 
## Introduction
 
Since IPFire 2.15, the firewall capabilities of the IPFire system have been massively improved. A lot of new features have been introduced which required a more powerful WUI. You will find all that you need to know about how to manage this on these pages.
 
Learn everything you need to know in the [introduction](./introduction).
 
### Quick Start Guides
 
For beginners and for quick results, there are quick start guides that explain how to execute day-to-day tasks:
 
* [](./rules/port-forwarding)
* [](./rules/external-access)
* [](./rules/dmz-holes)
* [](./rules/source-nat)
 
 
## Reference
 
The comprehensive reference documentation explains how to operate the IPFire firewall. It explains all the bells and whistles and how the firewall works internally. You should definitely read these pages because despite the things everyone should know about the IPFire firewall, there are best practices and many other useful tricks.
 
* [](./rules)
* [](./rules/processing)
* [](./fwgroups)
* [](./rules/filtering-vpn)
* [](./migration)
* [](./options)
* [](./p2p-block)
* [](./default-policy)
* [](./firewall.local)
* [](firewall.local) < - FIXME: Cannot locate this link
* [GeoIP block](./geoip-block)
* [](./ips)
 
## Examples
 
* [](./DNS)
* [](/configuration/firewall/dns)
* [](./blockshodan)
 
## Related
 
* [Port numbers of known services](https://www.iana.org/assignments/service-names-port-numbers/service-names-port-numbers.xhtml)
* [](./IPset)