openbsd packet firewall

Darrel levitch at
Fri Sep 7 12:19:46 UTC 2012

On Fri, 7 Sep 2012, Fbsd8 wrote:

> Darrel wrote:
>> Hello,
>> When I moved from -fbsd82 to -fbsd90 it required a total reinstall since 
>> Packet Filter did not *work* any longer.  Now that I have moved from 
>> -fbsd90 to the new release candidate, Packet Filter does not work 
>> considering at least IPv6 and ssh.
>> I have tested a simple pf.conf on this system with the same result.
>> It seems like I will need to learn ipfw or give up on fbsd.
>> Darrel
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> pf is way back level in Freebsd, the online openbsd pf manual is at the 
> current pf level and uses the newer syntax for the nat function. You have to 
> use the freebsd pf man pages for correct matching documentation.
> You can always use ipf (ipfilter) instead of ipfw.

thanks for your kind response.


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