pf.conf for variable interfaces

Chad Perrin perrin at
Fri Feb 8 22:11:57 UTC 2008

On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 02:53:39PM +0100, Erik Norgaard wrote:
> Chad Perrin wrote:
> >I'm setting up PF on a FreeBSD laptop that sometimes uses the wireless
> >device (iwi0) as its external interface, and sometimes uses the RJ-45
> >ethernet device (bge0) as its external interface.  Unfortunately, I
> >haven't figured out yet how to make that happen.
> How about this:
> ext_ifs = "{" iwi0 bge0 "}"
> block in quick on ext_ifs all
> pass out quick on ext_ifs all keep state
> ...
> As long as you don't need statements like iwi0:network which you 
> shouldn't on an endpoint, then I guess this will work.

Thanks.  That looks like the answer I wanted.  I don't know why I can't
find any documentation that offers an example of this.  Maybe I'm losing
my Google mojo.

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