bridging, pf, and rdr

Max Laier max at
Sat Aug 11 01:27:36 UTC 2007

On Saturday 11 August 2007, Tieres White wrote:
> I have a bridging firewall in place using FreeBSD 6.1, if_bridge, and
> pf. I'd like to be able to block IP addresses by default on the bridge,
> but selectively allow people through.  This is easily accomplished with
> a table, however it would be nice if I could also alert people as to
> why they aren't currently allowed access through the firewall.  rdr
> rules would appear to accomplish this, but for some reason, it just
> doesn't seem to work.
> Has anyone here done anything like this?  Do you have any suggestions?

There was a good description on the dragonfly wiki (which is MIA at the 
moment).  Here is a google cache link:

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