/etc/pf.conf missing

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Mon Feb 9 17:12:16 UTC 2015

Chris Stankevitz <chrisstankevitz at gmail.com> writes:

> Q: Should I be alarmed?
> Handbook section 30.3.1 says "The default ruleset is already created
> and is named /etc/pf.conf" but that file does not exist on my hard
> drive.

The Handbook (or at least the obvious interpretation of what it says;
the awkward phrasing may mean that it was mis-edited at some point) is

I'm not sure that a one-size-fits-all default ruleset (of the sort that
exists for ipfw) is practical for pf.

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