Last update:
01/15/2014
Current version:
1.8.1

Tools & resources

This page will list useful tools and other resources that can be used in conjunction with m0n0wall. If you think you've got something that belongs on this page, mail mk@neon1.net.

Management

Logging/Monitoring

  • IFRAME HTML/JS template for viewing multiple graphs at once
    Contributed by Mark Cunningham <mcunningham at mdsc dot info>.
  • m0n0backup   NEW
    Windows tray application for creating dated m0n0wall configuration backups and for rebooting m0n0walls. Contributed by Aleksandroff <aleksandroff at bookvoed dot ru>
  • BMonitor - Portable SNMP bandwidth monitor
    Displays a bandwidth/packet rate graph for any m0n0wall interface. Uses SNMP.
  • Config backup batch file for Windows (+ wget binary)
    An example of a batch file to be used for creating dated m0n0wall configuration backups on Windows machines. Comes with wget binary. Contributed by Anders Dahl <apd at smakodak dot dk>
  • Observium
    Observium is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL/SNMP/CDP based network management system focused primarily on Cisco and Linux/BSD networks. Has some m0n0wall-specific features.
  • AdvancedRM
    AdvancedRM is a free, small and lightweight network monitoring utility for SNMP enabled devices (including m0n0wall). Screenshots
  • m0n0wall Backup Script
    Another (Perl) script to backup the configuration from multiple m0n0walls. Supports HTTP and HTTPS, maintains old configs for a configurable number of days and allows configs to be compressed. Contributed by Richard Harvey.
  • Remote backup script
    A script to remotely backup your m0n0wall via HTTP(S). Contributed by Kaspar Lyngsie <k at pacroon dot dk>.
    Or use this improved version that allows the remote port to be changed.
  • monomon
    A m0n0wall monitoring client for Windows. Can display a traffic graph for any m0n0wall interface. Uses SNMP.
  • WallWatcher
    Firewall log analysis tool for Windows that supports m0n0wall.
  • myNetWatchman
    Global, centralized firewall log analyzer/security event aggregator. Can be used with WallWatcher.

Tools

  • WAN reconnect script
    A script to force reconnection of PPPoE on WAN (useful if your ISP initiates a forced disconnect every 24 hours and you don't want it to happen during the day). Contributed by Andreas Fink <dronnick at gmail dot com>.
    Windows version by <neutralman at gmail dot com>

VPN

  • m0n0wall IPSEC VPN Auto Updater
    This PHP script by Daniel Morante makes it possible to use IPsec VPN tunnels between two m0n0walls that both have dynamic WAN IP addresses.
  • iVPN
    A GUI for Windows XP's integrated IPsec support.

Guides

  • kaos.theory: Armor Your Palace
    A guide to securing your home and home network with inexpensive hardware, open source software (including m0n0wall) and about 8 hours of dedicated time.
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