On Friday 31 August 2007 14:34:51 Grant Peel wrote: > In a nutsheel, is it really necessary, or is thier a really compelling > reason to use keep-state for a normal web - email server? > > I sometimes see "Too many dynamic rules" and can see a correlation between > customer complaints and these log entries. > > My server all have about 200 rules, most of them counters for bandwidth > accounting.
It is necessary for NAT, since it doesn't know what to do with replies from webservers otherwise (internet:80 => $ext_addr:high_port = what?) -- Mel _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"