traffic accounting per username with ipfw in 5.4 ?

Andrew P. infofarmer at
Mon Oct 24 14:35:23 PDT 2005

On 10/25/05, user <user at> wrote:
> I remember that ipfw had been augmented some time ago to do traffic
> counting, etc., based on usernames ... but I see no mention of that in the
> ipfw man page on my 5.4-RELEASE system.
> Is this something that only exists in IPFW2 ?  Does ipfw2 even exist
> anymore ?
> Can someone clarify for me what is going on with regard to what used to be
> called IPFW2, FreeBSD 5.x, and per-user traffic counting ?
> thanks.
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ipfw2 replaced ipfw in 5.x

Read the manpage more carefully, please. Search
for "uid" option.

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