How to manually start firewall after system completed boot.
roberthuff at rcn.com
Wed Apr 17 13:06:40 UTC 2013
> I have special purpose situation where I need to wait until the boot
> process has completed the starting of the system and then start the
> firewall (ipfw or pf). Commenting out the firewall statements from the
> hosts /etc/rc.conf does stop the firewall from starting at boot time.
> Is there some format of the service command that could be used to
> manually start the selected firewall?
> Any ideas on how to accomplish this is welcome.
The "boot process", as used here, is simply a series of calls
to various scripts in /etc/rc.d ... any of which can (theoretically)
be invoked by itself. The details of this may be important;
_please_ do more research before blowing yourself up. :-)
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