"Andy Greenwood" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> top-posted: > On 10/28/06, David Schulz <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> Hi all, >> >> IPFW seems to be the same IPFW that is used on MacOSX, so it seems to >> make sense to learn and lean on IPFW when using in a mixed Machine >> Environment. On the other side, many People seem to say PF is easier >> to manage once a setup gets complicated. As usual, both sides have >> their own valid points. My question though is not whether any of the >> two , IPFW of PF is better then the other, but which of the two do >> you use, and why? >>
> PF, for two reasons. Firstly, because I don't have to mess with > arbitrary rule numbers; I can just scroll down the page and know that > rules will be executed in that order. Secondly becuase I can easily > integrate bruteforceblocker. Wow. I can see some advantages either way, but I can't see any differences on those grounds. After all, rule numbers *aren't* required in ipfw (even the example script doesn't use them). And bruteblock works with ipfw in *very* much the same way that bruteforceblock does with pf. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"