how much memory does increasing max rules for IPFW take up?
vivek at khera.org
Thu May 15 16:09:40 UTC 2008
On May 15, 2008, at 6:03 AM, Bruce M. Simpson wrote:
> Having said that the default tunable of 256 state entries is
> probably quite low for use cases other than "home/small office NAT
The deafult on my systems seems to be 4096. My steady state on a
pretty popular web server is about 400, on a busy inbound mail server,
around 800 states. I need to account for peaks much higher, though.
Luckily most of my connections are short-lived.
Thanks for the answers!
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