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This is the v5 production version - v5.3.4

Note that large sections of the code has been re-written and there are significant changes to the configuration files in this release.

Note: Configuration files in this version are not backward compatable with v4 configuration files.

Please read notes/NEWIN_v5 before installing.

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e2guardian is a content filtering proxy that can work in explicit and transparent proxy mode or as a ICAP server mode. More information can be found in the "notes" subdirectory of the distribution, and the comments in the configuration and list files themselves.

e2guardian is a fork of DansGuardian and the maintainers fully acknowledge the work carried out by and the copyright of Daniel Baron and other contributors to the Dansguardian project.

Read the INSTALL for installation instructions.



  • v5develop is used to develop new features
  • Bugfixes primarily occurs in the version branch

Bugs and Feature Requests


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Copyright 2018, Frederic Bourgeois, E2BN Protex Ltd and others.

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA

In addition, as a special exception, the copyright holders of this work, give permission to link the code of its release of e2guardian with the OpenSSL project's "OpenSSL" library (or with modified versions of it that use the same license as the "OpenSSL" library), and distribute the linked executables. You must obey the GNU General Public License in all respects for all of the code used other than "OpenSSL". If you modify this file, you may extend this exception to your version of the file, but you are not obligated to do so. If you do not wish to do so, delete this exception statement from your version.