pf block question

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Fri Jun 10 18:33:57 GMT 2005

On 2005-06-09 13:48, Matt Rechkemmer <tiberius at> wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 01:51:16PM +0300, Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> >
> > If you add "quick" to the `block from <badhosts>' rule, packets from
> > these hosts will immediately be dropped -- which is what you probably
> > want to do, if I have understood what you wrote so far.
> OK, I've added quick to the rule (surprised I forgot it there).  Here's the
> new rule: block drop quick on fxp0 from <badhosts> to any.  Now, when I send
> ICMP packets to that host (for testing), I *still* get them back but with an
> extreme amount of loss.  If I comment the rule, the loss disappears.
> I'm at a loss as to why the traffic still isn't dropped.

Existing icmp states?

Did you reload the rules with:

	/etc/rc.d/pf reload

or by directly running pfctl?

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