i can't block win98 computers
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Mon Aug 15 21:17:14 GMT 2005
On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 11:28:10PM +0300, vladone wrote:
> I try to block some computers to acces my gateway based on MAC
> I use this ipfw rule:
> ipfw add 100 deny mac any xx:yy:aa:bb:cc:dd in via $private_interface
> With this i can block XP computers but not work with Win98. I dont
> understand what is happened!
As the ipfw manpage states, you can filter on layer-2 header fields (of
which the MAC address is one) _where available_.
It could be that Win98 doesn't correctly list the MAC address in the
packets. You could try using tcpdump to check the packets.
R.F.Smith (http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/) Please send e-mail as plain text.
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