Endian UTM Appliance is an Open Source Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliance software. This document is both an User Manual and a Guide to the configuration of the various part of the Endian UTM Appliance web interface and its functionalities.
The latest updates and corrections to this manual, referred to the latest release of the Endian UTM Appliance, will be available online at http://docs.endian.com/3.2/utm/. If you think that you have found any errors, either simple typos or even content errors, feel free to provide us feedback using the form on Endian web site.
The Endian UTM Appliance Reference Manual 5.0 (“this document”) is copyright (c) 2011-2016 Endian S.p.A., Italy (“Endian”). Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the GNU Free Documentation License.
This document has been edited and written by Stefano David with the help of the other Endian Team members, building on the previous 2.4 version written by (in alphabetical order) Andreas Ender, Diego Gagliardo, Luca Giovenzana, Christian Graffer, Raphael Lechner, Chris Mair, Raphael Vallazza, and Peter Warasin. Some parts of the 2.4 documentation were based on the IPCop Administrative Guide by Chris Clancey, Harry Goldschmitt, John Kastner, Eric Oberlander, Peter Walker and on the IPCop Advanced Proxy Administrative Guide by Marco Sondermann.
The information contained within this document may change from one version to the next and may also change over time without notice to improve the content, to correct any error or mistake, or to describe new or changed features. The date of the last update is always present at the bottom of every page.
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Without the great work of the Smoothwall and then of the IPCop team, neither Endian UTM Appliance nor this document would exist. Therefore we would like to thank them all for their hard work.
Thanks to Sourceforge for the hosting. Without Sourceforge we would not have the possibility to gain such a huge worldwide visibility. You are really helping us very much!
For more information about Endian S.p.A., Italy and its products, please visit Endian web site at http://www.endian.com/.
Many resources (tutorials, how-tos, examples) in this manual are taken from those web sites:
Additionally, several forums have been created on the Internet to provide help to the users of the Community Edition. These are not maintained from Endian, but nevertheless they represent a valuable resource for all Endian UTM Appliance users, even for registered appliances:
An updated list with all forums can be found on the Endian Website.
Finally, mailing lists with instruction for subscription can be found on the sourceforge page of the Endian UTM Appliance project.