The following are some of the features of the current stable release of Coyote Linux (3.0). Coyote provides a wide array of features while maintaining a very minimal set of hardware requirements.

  • Stateful packet inspection (SPI) firewall
  • IPSEC VPN Support with support for DES, 3DES, AES-128, AES-256, Twofish, and Serpent encryption with MD5, SHA1, and SHA2 authentication digests.
  • Meets HIPAA guidelines for VPN cipher strength
  • PPTP VPN with MSCHAPv2 authentication and MPPE-128 encryption support.
  • Easy integration of PPTP VPN with existing Windows 2000/2003 Active Directories for user authentication.
  • Static IP, DHCP, and PPPoE configured external connection support.
  • Web administration front end.
  • MAC address spoofing
  • Built-in DHCP server for SOHO environments.
  • X.509 certificate support for remote IPSEC endpoint authentication.
  • Hardened system kernel based on Linux 2.4.25
  • Designed from the ground up for use as a firewall and VPN server. Wolverine is not based on any other distribution of Linux.
  • Very small installation footprint. Wolverine can be installed in as little as 8Mb of disk storage. A total of 20Mb of storage is needed to use the internal update features.
  • Remote event logging to an external syslog server.
  • Transparent (bridging) or routing firewall support.
  • Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support
  • 802.1q VLAN support
System Requirements:
  • Pentium 75Mhz or better processor
  • 64MB RAM
  • 20MB IDE or SCSI storage
  • IDE CD-ROM (Required for installation only)