Unable to access certain sites from FreeBSD 6.2

alasdair at iprimus.com.au alasdair at iprimus.com.au
Thu Aug 21 13:18:29 UTC 2008

Thanks for your reply.
I realised I am not running ipfw my firewall is run from my Netggear router.
So I imagine I would set the divert rule there? (If that is possible).
So it would look like this 

Outside-> Modem -> Router (divert to 9999) -> tcpmssd on 9999




>-- Original Message --
>Date: Thu, 21 Aug 2008 12:42:17 +1000
>From: Norberto Meijome <freebsd at meijome.net>
>To: FreeBSD Questions ML <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
>Subject: Re: Unable to access certain sites from FreeBSD 6.2
>On Thu, 21 Aug 2008 10:10:19 +1000
>alasdair at iprimus.com.au wrote:
>> Thanks for your reply.
>> How do I "run an ipfw divert rule to
>> >net/tcpmssd process " ? Where do I set this rule?  
>I haven't got that repository with the configuration handy... but from memory
>1) install net/tcpmssd
>2) RT-tcpmssd-FM for options , and configure it to run on a certain port
>, say, tcp/9999
>3) write a divert rule in ipfw's startup script to divert (all | some) tcp
>traffic to localhost's tcp/9999 
>pretty sure tcpmssd has info on how to do it .... 
>good luck,
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