ipnat+ipfw + 3 gateways

Tillman Hodgson tillman at seekingfire.com
Sun Dec 14 15:38:13 PST 2003

On Sun, Dec 14, 2003 at 06:01:08PM -0500, fbsd_user wrote:
> I think you are confused. IPNAT is part of ipfilter firewall  and
> IPFW is an different firewall who has his own NATD function. You can
> not use one part from one and the other part from the other one.
> They work as an set,  IPNAT/IPFILTER or IPFW/NATD. Your best bet is
> to use IPNAT and it's firewall IPFILTER.

Not necessarily true. I'm using IPF for packet filtering, IPNAT for NAT,
and IPFW for traffic shaping on the same firewall.

The order that a packet is mangled becomes important, but that's solved
simply by being careful when designing the firewall.


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