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IPFire Linux Firewall Now Ships with the IPFire Location Database

Aug 31, 2020, 15:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marius Nestor)

IPFire 2.25 Core Update 148 is here as the monthly update you've been waiting for, replacing last month's Core Update 147 release. But it's not you regular maintenance update, but an important milestone in the history of the project. Why? Because it's the first release to ship with the brand-new IPFire Location project, an in-house built location database that replaces MaxMind's GeoIP database and also provides some much-needed improvements. With IPFire Location you'll be able to better secure your firewall by analyzing the origin of attacks and blocking attackers from certain countries. You can also choose which servers can be accessed from certain locations, as well as to limit connections from a specific place.

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