ipfw fwd and ipfw allow

Nikos Vassiliadis nvass9573 at gmx.com
Tue Sep 7 13:43:07 UTC 2010

On 9/7/2010 2:00 PM, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> Nikos Vassiliadis wrote:
>>> Am I asking something unreasonable?
>> Not really, but if you ask, one could say that IPFW is a "first
>> match wins" firewall, so a fwd or an allow action would be the
>> terminal one. You must design your rules accordingly.
>> There is also the skipto action which can alter the way packets
>> flow through the rules.
>> Could you describe in a conrete example what you're trying to
>> achieve?
> I want forwarded packets to create a dynamic "allow" rule.

You can combine fwd and keep-state. Could you be more specific?

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