Is smoothwall secure?

Is smoothwall secure?

Smoothwall is the safest, most purchased filter in UK Education. It is the ONLY filter to deliver against the 4 factors needed for maximum safety and rich, age-appropriate online learning. While other filters are real-time some of the time, Smoothwall is real-time, ALL of the time.

How do I remove Smoothwall firewall?

In the Smoothwall, from the SERVICES menu, under the Authentication submenu, click Directories. Hover your cursor over the directory: If it’s not needed, click Delete. If you want to keep it click Edit, and then for the Status, clear the Enabled option.

Is smoothwall a firewall?

Smoothwall (formerly styled as SmoothWall) is a Linux distribution designed to be used as an open source firewall. Smoothwall is configured via a web-based GUI and requires little or no knowledge of Linux to install or use.

What is Smoothwall UTM?

Smoothwall UTM is a Unified Threat Management suite designed for educational environments. It provides a next-generation firewall, as well as intrusion detection and prevention, VPN support, web filtering, email security, and load balancing.

What does Smoothwall block?

Blocking specific website domains and URLs. The Smoothwall solution enables schools to control access to specific websites by adding websites to allowed or blocked Filter lists, to meet their individual filtering requirements.

What is Smoothwall filtering?

Smoothwall Filter It scans the copy, content and context of every page for unwanted material and has 120 filtering categories which can be used to tailor the web browsing experience of all audiences to ensure that harmful content is out of reach.

How do you unblock a school firewall?

How to Bypass a School Firewall

  1. Use a Proxy Site to Get Around School Restrictions.
  2. Use a VPN to Encrypt Your Traffic.
  3. Type the IP Address of the Website.
  4. Use Google Translate as an Impromptu Proxy Server.
  5. Use a Smartphone Hotspot on Mobile Data.
  6. You Could Have Your Personal Information Stolen.
  7. You Could Get a Virus.

How much is smoothwall?

At a price of $5,500, we find this product to be a good value for the money. Beyond its solid feature set, we found it to be simple to configure, as well as quite configurable with many policy options, or it can be run pretty much out of the box and still provide a fair amount of protection.

How do I login smoothwall?

Procedure. Start your web browser and enter the address to the Smoothwall User Portal, using the following format: http:///portal, where is the IP address for the Smoothwall Filter and Firewall hardware appliance, for example,

Why does Smoothwall block?

Smoothwall’s Content Aware filtering actively assesses the content, context and construction on each page of a web-based application in real time. A gaming app running off a brand-new circumvention protocol, for example, would be blocked based on its content, not on its unsuspicious protocol language.

How do I use Smoothwall VPN?

On the NETWORK menu, under the VPN submenu, click SSL road warriors. To turn the SSL VPN on or off for a user group: Under the Select group section, from the Select group list, select the group that you want to turn the SSL VPN on or off for, and then click Select. The Smoothwall displays SSL VPN group settings.