ipfw bridge + fwd questions

Mao Shou Yan david.mao at thomson.net
Fri Sep 30 00:43:59 PDT 2005

NO, fwd can work only on layer 3 packet!

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Subject: Re: ipfw bridge + fwd questions

On Fri, 30 Sep 2005 15:39:49 +0900
Ganbold <ganbold at micom.mng.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have a question regarding ipfw fwd rule.
> I'm using FreeBSD 5.4-STABLE and running on it bridging firewall
> using ipfw.
> Now my question comes:)
> Can I use ipfw fwd rules against traffic coming to one of the bridged=20
> interfaces?
Yes you can.
sysctl net.link.ether.bridge_ipfw=3D1 just like in your sysctl =

> I would like to forward some packets (which are destined to port
> 110)
> to some other router through third vr0 interface.
Use a divert rule for that.

In this example we send all the port 80 traffic to port 8000:
# ipfw add 1000 divert 8000 tcp from any to any 80
Read this article for more info:

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