Most wanted packet filter

Miroslav Lachman 000.fbsd at
Wed Jul 20 14:43:24 GMT 2005

Roger Grosswiler wrote:
> Hi,
> i would like to know, which "firewall" is most wanted under freebsd. is it
> ipfw or is it ipf?
> i imagine, both have their advantages, but i would like to try first the
> most used because of support - poor rookie, i :-D
> Roger

Few years ago I started with IPFW on my home router / development-server 
(Cable internet connection and about 5 computers in LAN), last year I 
try IPF on similar setup in our office. Few month ago I try to setup PF 
on "webhosting server" and I must say "I Love PF" :o)

Which one is the best for you depends on your needs not on your skills. 
All of them have man & HowTos & disccusions all over the internet.

Miroslav Lachman
Webapplication Developer

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