On Sat, 24 Nov 2007 13:41:51 -0200 "Alaor Barroso de Carvalho Neto" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> 2007/11/24, Ian Smith <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > > > > No I didn't mean that; use your own favourite packet filter, any of > > them can handle what you've described. Bill suggested pf - lots of > > people seem to like it a lot - and I use ipfw because I (mostly) > > know how to. > > > I always had linux servers, so I'm very familiar with iptables, I > don't have a favorite BSD firewall yet, so that's why I'm asking. I > choose ipfilter because I liked the tutorial in the FreeBSD handbook, > but I don't know any features of the others, I even don't know > ipfilter yet. IPFilter was OpenBSD's old firewall, but because of its restrictive licence PF was developed and IPFilter was dropped from OpenBSD. The two firewalls use a very similar syntax. Unless you have a good reason to use IPFilter, it's probably better to start with PF, the documentation on the OpenBSD site is pretty good. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"