On Mon, Jul 29, 2002 at 02:44:50PM +0200, Sheldon Hearn wrote: > On (2002/07/28 09:49), Szilveszter Adam wrote: > > > > is firewall support built into the -current kernel or does it need to be > > > compiled in? > > > > It is not in GENERIC, but you can always either compile it in, or load > > it from a module by editing /boot/loader.conf. > > Beware! > > AFAIK, the kernel-loadable version of IPFW (ipfw.ko) defaults to deny!
Correct. But we also have ipfilter, which is also loadable... but I did not want to be specific. If there are other questions, I will. > Enable with care on remotely managed systems for which you do not have > serial console access. It's not for nothing that the first rule of firewall configuration: "Show up!" (at the console). Many a surprise can be averted this way...:-) -- Regards: Szilveszter ADAM Szombathely Hungary To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message