IPFW: Need some help

Ruben de Groot mail25 at bzerk.org
Sun Jun 28 14:45:47 UTC 2009

On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 02:14:00PM +0300, Anton typed:
>    Hello all,
>    I'm new to *nix and now, while configuring IPFW Firewall on FreeBSD
>    7.2 = has stuck in a problem:
>    After packet from my network is passed to natd demon - it is returning
>    t= o firewall (it is normal, as I think ;-) ), but I see another
>    abnormal thin= g: when it is returned to firewall, it does not come
>    under rule which state= s to allow packet from some host in my
>    network, and goes under rule which a= llows packets from FreeBSD box.

This is normal.

That's because the source address has allready been rewritten by natd, so 
your rule about a specific host in your network doesn't apply anymore.
Try moving this rule before the divert rule in your ipfw config.


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