This wiki is a community-maintained resource about everything there is to know about IPFire.
Here, all settings for the network are located. This section offers options to configure the Advanced Proxy and other tools with an easy to use graphical user interface.
|Zone Configuration||Assign network interfaces to zones (Native or VLAN). You can also change a zone's operation mode (Default, Bridge or MacVTap).|
|Web Proxy||The Advanced Proxy Server can be configured here. There are several plugins for the proxy, such as the URL Filter and Update Accelerator|
|URL Filter||Allows web traffic to be blocked based on category|
|Update Accelerator||Caches software updates and delivers them to your clients with full LAN speed|
|DHCP Server||Automatically assign IP addresses for new internal Clients (Required for most installations)|
|Captive Portal||Our captive portal is a web page which appears to new connected users before they are able to connect to your network.|
|Connection Scheduler||is able to disconnect and reconnect the red connection at given times or change the connection profile itself.|
|Edit Hosts||Assign names to Clients so you can access them by name, instead of only using an IP address (internal DNS)|
|Assign DNS Server||Set the DNS server for your red interface, useful if your red0 interface doesn't use DHCP.|
|DNS Forwarding||Forward requests for certain domains to a specified domain name server.|
|Static Routes||Configure access to network routed subnets. Connect to orange or blue interface.|
|Assign MAC Address||Change the MAC address on red0. Useful for cable modems and other equipment that binds to a specific MAC address.|
|Wake On LAN||Power up computers which are configured for Wake on LAN.|