Fbsd1 said the following on 2008-11-28 08:19:
I checked the ipfilter online handbook and can not find anything about
rules for igmp packets, p2p or limewire. I know what a rdr statement
does but can not see how it can be applied to a p2p application which
does NOT use dedicated port numbers. The only way i can run limewire is
to disable my firewall and that does not make me happy.
I think the conclusion is that all 3 of the freebsd firewalls are unable
to monitor packet exchange of p2p applications.
Of course not. Just specify multicast to get throu your firewall.
These firewalls were
designed before p2p applications were developed and their (p2p) inherent
design is to defeat standard firewall designs.
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