ipfw: getsockopt(IP_FW_ADD): Invalid argument
smithi at nimnet.asn.au
Wed Jul 6 14:44:39 UTC 2011
On Wed, 6 Jul 2011, Unga wrote:
> On Tue, 7/5/11, Ian Smith <smithi at nimnet.asn.au> wrote:
> > > Does anybody successfully use the "ipfw fwd"? If so
> > > in which FreeBSD version?
> > Not I, but many do. On the face of it the rule looks
> > correct. Do you
> > have a TCP service running on localhost:1234 ? Does
> > wlan0 exist? You
> > may do better posting to the freebsd-ipfw list, with more
> > information.
> > cheers, Ian
> Hi Ian
> I have added 'options IPFIREWALL' and rebuilt all, now 'ipfw fwd'
> works well.
> So the 'options IPFIREWALL_FORWARD' alone is insufficient, the
> 'options IPFIREWALL' is also required.
Right; I guess if you're building it into kernel you have to configure
all relevant options there too. That could be more explicitly stated.
> Thank you and all others who helped me in this regard.
Glad it's working. Another win for the collective wisdom ..
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