[Full-Disclosure] OpenBSD 'pf' port (was FreeBSD heap to Linux)
darkuncle at darkuncle.net
Wed Jan 28 23:14:39 GMT 2004
On Thu, Jan 29, 2004 at 07:15:20AM +1000, Ian.Latter at mq.edu.au said:
> > If anyone is currently working on this I'd like to hear from them.
> I thought the ANU guys had made an ipfilter port to linux at about
> (linux) kernel 2.0 (it was an option against ipfwadm) .. but I have
> just done a quick search and I can't see any reference to that.
> > It's not that I don't like OpenBSD, it's just that there are some projects
> > where I need a decent firewall to be co-resident with Linux. IPTables
> > is not an option unless it's my only option.
> What could you get from pf that you couldn't get from iptables (I've
> not played with the little devil yet)?
read the pf(4) and pf.conf(5) man pages and you'll have a pretty good idea.
There's also the highly informative pf User's Guide, with lots of sample
configs. All of this stuff is over at http://www.openbsd.org.
Scott Francis | darkuncle(at)darkuncle(dot)net | 0x5537F527
"I gave you the chance of aiding me willingly, but you have elected the way
of pain!" -- Saruman, speaking for sysadmins everywhere
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