Smoothwall Firewall

Smoothwall Firewall 

Unified threat management for schools, colleges and MATs. Combines with Smoothwall Filter for a complete all-in-one protection package.

Firewall - Highlights

Next generation firewall

Combines Layer 7 application control with perimeter firewall and stateful packet inspection to provide next-generation firewall functionality. 

Intrusion detection and prevention

Monitor, report on and react to any malicious attacks on your system.

Real-time dynamic filter

Combines with Smoothwall's pioneering web filter.


Key features

Designed for an education setting:

Next generation firewall

Perimeter firewall and internal segmentation firewall to protect your network against all web and non-web-borne threats.

Layer 7 application control 

Identify and stop applications that you don’t want on your network and prioritise those that you do.

Intrusion detection & prevention

Monitor, report on and react to any malicious attacks on your system.


Helps expand platform options:


Supports both site-to-site (IPsec) VPNs and remote users (SSL and L2TP).

Link & Load Balancing

Supports multiple WAN connections.

Source nat

Ensure traffic going out over multiple IPs is correctly routed.

Further reading

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Solution brochure
Smoothwall Filter
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Web Filtering in Education - Cloud, On-premise or Hybrid?
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Setting the New Standard for Digital Monitoring in UK Education

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