IPFW missing feature

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Thu Apr 16 12:22:43 UTC 2009

KES <kes-kes at yandex.ru> writes:

>      The tablearg feature provides the ability to use a value, looked up in
>      the table, as the argument for a rule action, action parameter or rule
>      option.  This can significantly reduce number of rules in some configura-
>      tions.  If two tables are used in a rule, the result of the second (des-
>      tination) is used.  The tablearg argument can be used with the following
>      actions: nat, pipe, queue, divert, tee, netgraph, ngtee, fwd, skipto
>      action parameters: tag, untag, rule options: limit, tagged.
> Why tablearg cannot be used with setfib?

Because tables are a feature of IPFW, and the FIB isn't.

Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area

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