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* '''Current version'''
 
* '''Current version'''
* Software [https://github.com/securityrouter/changelog 6.0-p1]
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* Software [https://github.com/securityrouter/changelog 6.3]
* OpenBSD 6.0
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*  '''[http://dl2.halon.se/vsr/ Download]'''
 
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== Background ==
 
== Background ==
 
[[Image:Front-page.png |thumb|right|300px| Try the web admin on our [http://demo.securityrouter.org demo] system]]
 
[[Image:Front-page.png |thumb|right|300px| Try the web admin on our [http://demo.securityrouter.org demo] system]]
It's developed and maintained as a side project by [http://wiki.halon.se Halon Security], although their primary business is a hosting-grade, scriptable [http://halon.io/ email gateway] (offering anti-spam, among other things). It came to life because we wanted a router/firewall with Unix [[root access]], strict security [[architecture]], [[SOAP|API]]s and a beautiful [[configuration file]] that applied atomically (enabling for example rollbacks without rebooting). The file system is read-only, enabling it to be run from USB thumb drivers or CompactFlash cards. It doesn't need to be "installed", the software can be [[Writing system images|written directly onto]] for example a USB stick. The system is a mix of open (web interface, system scripts, LCD interfaces, patches, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenBSD OpenBSD]) and closed ([[backend]]) source.
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It came to life because we wanted a router/firewall with Unix [[root access]], strict security [[architecture]], [[SOAP|API]]s and a beautiful [[configuration file]] that applied atomically (enabling for example rollbacks without rebooting). The file system is read-only, enabling it to be run from USB thumb drivers or CompactFlash cards. It doesn't need to be "installed", the software can be [[Writing system images|written directly onto]] for example a USB stick. The system is a mix of open (web interface, system scripts, LCD interfaces, patches, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenBSD OpenBSD]) and closed ([[backend]]) source.
  
 
== Get started ==
 
== Get started ==

Latest revision as of 11:52, 28 August 2018

The securityrouter.org project,
an OpenBSD-based firewall and router.
  • Current version
  • Software 6.3
  • OpenBSD 6.3

The securityrouter.org project is a network operating system and software distribution based on OpenBSD, with the main differentiator being the single, revision-managed, clear-text configuration file with soft re-configuration (atomic commits) editable from CLI and web interface, and documented security architecture.

In general, it's a routing platform with security and VPN features. It aims to be a replacement for proprietary solutions like Cisco IOS and Juniper Junos. You can download it for free and run it from (for example) a USB stick in a x86 computer (anything from the affordable PC Engines to high end systems with 10GE cards), or as a virtual machine. New user are encouraged to read the getting started page.

Background

Try the web admin on our demo system

It came to life because we wanted a router/firewall with Unix root access, strict security architecture, APIs and a beautiful configuration file that applied atomically (enabling for example rollbacks without rebooting). The file system is read-only, enabling it to be run from USB thumb drivers or CompactFlash cards. It doesn't need to be "installed", the software can be written directly onto for example a USB stick. The system is a mix of open (web interface, system scripts, LCD interfaces, patches, OpenBSD) and closed (backend) source.

Get started

Management

Network

System