IPCop v Administration Manual EO, OW, MS. IPCop v2 additions and modifications 2. Administration and Configuration · guide (). Note that (generally) when we illustrate IPCop Configurations, the Red interface. Firewall: Configuration/Administration of IPCop’s firewall options. .. and a manual click on the “Refresh” button forces the Home page to.

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IPCop distinguishes between several interfaces and types of configuration.

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The “green” interface is present in every configuration: During the setup process, you are asked to select the correct driver for your card. In most cases, selecting Probewhich launches the automatic detection routine yields good results Figure 9. If your card is not recognized by the automatic detection routine, you’ll have to select it manually using the Select option.

Don’t worry if the name of your card does not match the one IPCop finds; the Linux kernel detects the cards by their chipset, not by the model number or similar. That’s why a D-Link card may be detected as a Realtekfor example. Once you’ve selected the correct network adapter, it’s time to assign an IP address to the card.


Since this is the LAN interface that connects to your home network, you should choose an IP address from the pool confuguration for private use:. We chose the most commonly used address range For our subnet mask we used This completes the first part of the setup Figure Although additional settings can be adjusted later on during the configuration, the system is now bootable.

Ipocp too often, after installation, we forget important data provided by the setup program.

The most crucial pieces of information are probably the IP address and the host name which we will get to in a moment. Take a moment to write them down. You can also use the IP address that was assigned in the last step – Configuratikn setup is now complete, but there are still a few other settings that need to be configured before we’re done.

The installer will next walk you through selecting a keyboard mapping if you’re not going to use the standard “QWERTY” keyboard layout, and setting a timezone for the system clock. This is the name under which the router will be visible on the network and can be used instead if the IP address in the URL for the admin web interface. The default is ipcopwhich suits our purpose just fine, so we’ll leave it.


The default domain name can be left unchanged as localdomain, unless your network is part of a domain. Installing the System Cinfiguration 4: Installation Wrap-up Page 8: Proxy Server Page Monitoring Features Page Logging and Shell Access Page Subscribe to our newsletter.