Firewalls in FreeBSD?
jackbarnett at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 18:52:03 PDT 2008
Right now I have a Windows machine a FreeBSD natd/firewall then a
This is working for web surfing. But I've been playing a lot of games
lately and it doesn't work at all (for multiplayer/internet games).
Basically the games send/receive data on random ports, and I think
it's going out fine - but doesn't come back in.
Is this a problem with nat or because I have a stateless firewall?
I've played around with this on and off for the last while and haven't
gotten any where with it.
Do you think this would work better or at least be easier to
configure/debug if I moved to pf instead?
Do I need to run natd if I run pf?
FreeBSD fire2 6.3-STABLE FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE #32: Tue Jan 22 22:21:30
#pf_enable="NO" # Enable PF (load module if
#pf_rules="/etc/pf.conf" # rules definition file for pf
#pf_flags="" # additional flags for pfctl
#pflog_enable="YES" # start pflogd(8)
#pflog_logfile="/var/log/pflog" # where pflogd should store the
#pflog_flags="" # additional flags for pflogd
natd_flags=" -f /etc/natd.conf"
ifconfig_dc0="inet 192.168.17.1 netmask 255.255.255.0"
ifconfig_dc1="inet 192.168.18.1 netmask 255.255.255.0"
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