Filtering IPv6 with ipfw or ip6fw

Oliver Fromme olli at
Mon Oct 22 09:00:11 PDT 2007


I'm a little bit confused about the purpose of ip6fw(8).  The
manual page suggests that the standard ipfw(8) supports both
IPv4 and IPv6, so why is there a seperate ip6fw?  Can it do
anything that ipfw can't do?

Best regards

Oliver Fromme, secnetix GmbH & Co. KG, Marktplatz 29, 85567 Grafing b. M.
Handelsregister: Registergericht Muenchen, HRA 74606,  Geschäftsfuehrung:
secnetix Verwaltungsgesellsch. mbH, Handelsregister: Registergericht Mün-
chen, HRB 125758,  Geschäftsführer: Maik Bachmann, Olaf Erb, Ralf Gebhart

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