/etc/pf.conf missing

Matthew Pherigo hybrid120 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 17:25:09 UTC 2015

Yes, it seems to be incorrect there. Instead, it should probably mention the directory at /usr/share/examples/pf/, which contains a complete sample pf.conf, along with some other rulesets for more fringe use cases.


> On Feb 9, 2015, at 11:12 AM, Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> wrote:
> 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
> incorrect. 
> 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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