ipfw and statefull rules

Vince Hoffman Vince.Hoffman at uk.circle.com
Fri May 30 08:33:15 PDT 2003

Damm does this mean that net.link.ether.bridge_ipf is only useful in 5.X ? 
After i found http://ezine.daemonnews.org/200211/ipfilter-bridge.html
I was intending to try using ipf on my Freebsd wlan-AP.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Olivier Nicole [mailto:on at cs.ait.ac.th]
> Sent: 30 May 2003 05:28
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: ipfw and statefull rules
> >  For the max in firewall
> > protection you should use IPFILTER/IPNAT the other Firewall that is
> > included with FBSD. IPFW2 is over bloated with functions which are
> > so special purpose that no one uses. I know the FBSD manual kind of
> > infers that ipfw is the preferred firewall but it really is not,
> > those in the know use IPFILTER/IPNAT because it is so much easier to
> > get stateful protection for your lan machines.
> OK, I have been a good boy, read the ipf documentation, until I found
> out that FreeBSD+ipf+bridge does not work.
> So...
> Olivier
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