Cron config for ipfw table

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at
Fri Apr 10 19:25:47 UTC 2020

Jos Chrispijn <bsduser at> writes:

> I have added a line to my crontab that defines running a script on reboot:
> @reboot bash /root/cronjobs/ &
> This (bash) .sh script should add an updated ipfw table (preventing I
> have to run his action manually) but unfortunately no script is
> executed on reboot.
> - script is executable
> - no action is mentioned in /var/log/cron
> Can you tell me what I do wrong here? Perhaps scheduling this action
> _after_ reboot would be the solution?

Is there any reason that you can't use the system's standard ipfw script
for that? 

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