-----Original Message-----
[mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Joao Barros
Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2006 12:36 PM
To: Bill Moran
Cc: Mark; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject: Re: access-lists and QoS implementation

On 11/9/06, Bill Moran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> In response to Mark <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > I would like to use my FreeBSD box as an ip router,
> > yet it lacks some functionality seen in Cisco boxes. I
> > am looking for a way to create access lists and also
> > do QoS such as LLQ, priority queing, etc. How can this
> > be accomplished in FreeBSD? Also, is there a FreeBSD
> > implementation of NBAR to classify traffic based on
> > higher layer packet information? For example, I would
> > like to allocate 20% bandwidth on an egress interface
> > to traffic matching an ACL or a certain protocol.
> Have a look at pf.  I believe it will do everything you need.

> pf doesn't support layer 7 protocol inspection. For that take a look
> at ng_tag which lives in CURRENT.

If you want to match on an ACL (Layer 3) or Protocol (Layer 4) then you
can use PF with AltQ for the actual classification and prioritization.

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