ipfw flooding in /var/log/ipfw.log

Sergey Zaharchenko doublef at tele-kom.ru
Mon Oct 25 06:35:50 PDT 2004

On Mon, Oct 25, 2004 at 06:31:49PM +0800,
 Spades probably wrote:
> this is my ipfw.rule for now
> # ipfw add 900 allow log all from any to any
> It will keep spitting this 2 lines as long i'm connected, how do i make
> it such as it will log only one instance?

You might want to change the rule to

# ipfw add 900 allow log all from any to any setup
which only logs the (attempts to) set up a connection (the initail SYN
packets). man ipfw has some interesting information on this.


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