Future of pf / firewall in FreeBSD ? - does it have one ?

Andreas Nilsson andrnils at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 05:44:25 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jul 21, 2014 at 7:41 AM, <sthaug at nethelp.no> wrote:

> > Also, the openbsd stack has some essential features missing in freebsd,
> > like mpls and md5 auth for bgp sessions.
> I use MD5 auth for BGP sessions every day (and have been doing so for
> several releases). One could definitely wish for better integration -
> having to specify MD5 key both in /etc/ipsec.conf and in the Quagga
> bgpd config is not nice. But it works.
As far as I know you can only send out correctly authed stuff but not
validate incoming. Has that changed?


> MPLS would be nice - but is not a high priority. That's what I use
> Juniper and Cisco routers for. For MPLS to be of any use I'd also need
> a working IS-IS implementation, and I believe Quagga isn't quite there
> yet.
> Steinar Haug, Nethelp consulting, sthaug at nethelp.no

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