IPFW: Why can I add port numbers to established and what does that do ?

Tim Daneliuk tundra at tundraware.com
Fri Nov 17 00:19:18 UTC 2017

On 11/16/2017 06:07 PM, javocado wrote:
> ... which I don't understand.  In fact, I think it is a bug, but I am asking to make sure.  It doesn't seem like specifying a port in the established rule makes any sense ...

I've never much thought about it, but perhaps the intention to
to limit enabling traffic to those connections that were originally
created via a port 22 rendezvous ... i.e. The rule would only apply
to active ssh connections.

Like I said, I am not certain of this, so it could well be bogus.

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