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At this time, m0n0wall can be used as-is with embedded computers from PC Engines ( and Soekris Engineering (, or most standard PCs.

m0n0wall provides many of the features of expensive commercial firewalls, including:

  • web interface (supports SSL)
  • serial console interface for recovery
    • set LAN IP address
    • reset password
    • restore factory defaults
    • reboot system
  • wireless support (including access point mode)
  • captive portal
  • 802.1Q VLAN support
  • IPv6 support
  • stateful packet filtering
    • block/pass rules
    • logging
  • NAT/PAT (including 1:1)
  • DHCP client, PPPoE and PPTP support on the WAN interface
  • IPsec VPN tunnels (IKE; with support for hardware crypto cards, mobile clients and certificates)
  • PPTP VPN (with RADIUS server support)
  • static routes
  • DHCP server and relay
  • caching DNS forwarder
  • DynDNS client and RFC 2136 DNS updater
  • SNMP agent
  • traffic shaper
  • SVG-based traffic grapher
  • firmware upgrade through the web browser
  • Wake on LAN client
  • configuration backup/restore
  • host/network aliases
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