FreeBSD firewall, nat, kernel

Erik Norgaard norgaard at
Tue Jun 13 13:59:23 UTC 2006

regi at wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just installed a FBSD 6.1 box and I want to install Firewall and NAT services.
> The handbook Firewall chapter indicates to compile Firewall if you want NAT.
> But, I could not find in the GENERIC file the IPFIREWALL options.
> Do you have an idea ?

See the NOTES file for extra kernel options, /usr/src/sys/conf/NOTES

You can choose to compile ipfirewall, ipfilter or packet-filter. At 
least pf can also be loaded as kernel module so you don't need to recompile.

Cheers, Erik

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