Re: [Nolug] This month's topic: firewalls

From: Yuji Yamano <>
Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 21:43:38 +0900 (JST)
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Joey Kelly <> writes:

> Is that ipf/ipfilter or some variation? There's a great document linked
> to the NetBSD site at .
> Dunno if this is what you have or not --- I've never used FreeBSD
> before.

I think the basic idea is same as NetBSD's ipf.

> > I'd love to see the rc.firewall picked apart actually...I'm not sure
> > how relevent since I use FreeBSD...

I only used ipfw, FreeBSD's packet filter, at FreeBSD 2.x days, but
I guess current ipfw isn't different so much from 2.x's one. I think
the firewall section of FreeBSD handbook, ipfw(8) man page and comments
in /etc/rc.firewall help you.

Yuji Yamano <>
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