Free Open Source UTM Solution for Home

Endian Firewall Community (EFW) is a turn-key Linux based security software product designed for home that can transform any unused hardware appliance into a full-featured Unified Threat Management (UTM) solution. Endian Community is designed to make security simple and help protect home networks by using the power of Open Source.


  • Free to use for home (unsupported)
  • Over 1.7 million downloads
  • Bare-metal install for most X86 hardware

Endian Firewall Community Features

Endian Firewall Community (EFW) includes a basic suite of security features including a stateful packet firewall, basic web and email security, open-source antivirus and powerful VPN (IPsec and SSL).

Which Edition is Right for You?

Endian Community is a bleeding-edge product designed to help users easily protect their home networks and is not intended for use in production or business networks.  Endian UTM (Professional) is designed for business environments that require higher levels of protection, real-time security subscriptions and product updates, central management and support.

Getting Help with EFW Community

While Endian does not offer official support for our Community version, we do provide a variety of free help resources to assist our Community users.

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