On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 11:03:50AM +0200, Andreas DahlÚn wrote: > Hello! > > I'm going to install FreeBSD 4.8 as a firewall/gateway for my homenetwork. > > I've seen that there are two implementations of firewalls in FreeBSD; > ipf and ipfw and fot NAT ipnat/natd. > > As I understand ipf and ipnat works together and ipfw and natd. Is that > correct?
Correct. > > Which one of them should I use? Whichever one strikes your fancy. It doesn't really matter. They both do the same job, and both do it fairly well. > Is there some major differences between them? Yes and no. There are of course many differences (the implementation is completely different, the configuration files are completely different) but for an ordinary user who is not familiar with either the differences are not very important. -- <Insert your favourite quote here.> Erik Trulsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"