Services

The Services menu contains items which control services provided by daemons running on the firewall. See Services.

Captive portal

Controls the Captive Portal service which directs users to a web page for authentication before permitting Internet access. See Captive Portal.

DHCP relay

Configures the DHCP relay service which proxies DHCP requests from one network segment to another. See DHCP & DHCPv6 Relay.

DHCP server

Configures the DHCP service which provides automatic IP address configuration for clients. See IPv4 DHCP Server.

DHCPv6 Relay

Configures the DHCP relay service for IPv6 which proxies DHCPv6 requests from one network segment to another. See DHCP & DHCPv6 Relay.

DHCPv6 Server & RA

Configures the DHCP service for IPv6 and Router Advertisements which provide automatic IPv6 address configuration for clients. See IPv6 DHCP Server and Router Advertisements.

DNS Forwarder

Configures the built-in caching DNS forwarder. See DNS Forwarder.

DNS Resolver

Configures the built-in caching DNS resolver. See DNS Resolver.

Dynamic DNS

Configures Dynamic DNS services (“dyndns”) which updates a remote name server when the WAN IP address of this firewall has changed. See Dynamic DNS.

IGMP Proxy

Configures the Interior Group Management Protocol proxy for passing multicast traffic between interfaces. See IGMP Proxy.

Load Balancer

Configures the Load Balancer, which balances incoming connections across multiple local servers. See Server Load Balancing.

NTP

Configures the Network Time Protocol server daemon. See NTPD.

PPPoE Server

Configures the PPPoE server which accepts and authenticates connections from PPPoE clients on local networks. See PPPoE Server.

SNMP

Configures the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) daemon to allow network-based collection of statistics from this firewall. See SNMP.

UPnP & NAT-PMP

Configures the Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) & NAT Port Mapping Protocol service which automatically configures NAT and firewall rules for devices which support the UPnP or NAT-PMP standards. This menu entry only appears if more than one interface is assigned. See UPnP & NAT-PMP.

Wake on LAN

Configures Wake on LAN entries which remotely wake up local client devices. See Wake on LAN.