On 2007-08-02 14:49, "Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>>On 2007-08-02 12:36, "Tuc at T-B-O-H.NET" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I'm developing firewall rules for a machine, and I'm wondering what
>>> the standard is for putting my version of an ipfw "firewall_script"?
>> I usually save my rules in '/etc/pf.conf' or '/etc/ipfw.rules'.
>> It's not like the '/etc' directory is a "please do not touch" area.
> Thanks...
> I always DO try to keep things out of /etc if at all possible, I
> regard that as "system space", and if I do "trespass" into it its
> usually a file or directory previously allocated for that
> (/etc/rc.conf, /etc/mail/*).

That's ok, but it's not like the world is going to end if you add a bit
of customization to '/etc' files.  We have mergemaster(8) to make sure
these local updates and customizations are not lost when you upgrade :-)

> I've made a "/etc/rc.firewall.local".... I may rename it in the future
> to stand out more, but we'll see how it goes for now.

Neat.  Have fun with the new firewall ruleset then.

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