Bridging Code - MAC Filtering

Jeremie Le Hen jeremie.le-hen at
Tue Jun 15 20:01:10 GMT 2004

>      Does the bridging code in FreeBSD 5.2-RELEASE have the hability
> to perform mac checking for a given IP?

Since you can filter bridged packets using ipfw(8) and the latter is able
to match against MAC address, I would say yes.  Nevertheless, it may not
be suitable enough for your needs, because it requires changing your rules
each time you add a machine or change a network card.

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