[PC-BSD Support] IPFW and PF firewall enabled

santiagom at cybertech.com.ar santiagom at cybertech.com.ar
Thu May 14 07:02:25 PDT 2009

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</style>Hi kris, thanks for your quick response. I
hope that PCBSD-8.0 resolves this.
 Thanks for you time.


> santiagom at cybertech.com.ar wrote:
I sow that PCBSD-7.1 default installation has both pf and ipfw firewall
>> enable.
>> I don't see any reason to do this.
I&rsquo;m missing
>> something or just someone forgot to
disable one on them.
>> Thanks.
>> Santiago
> We used to just default to "pf"
being enabled, however we ran across a
> few software packages
which required ipfw to  function, and decided to
> just build it,
and leave it open by default. However, this will probably
> change
with PC-BSD 8.0. Any apps which rely on ipfw will need to be
updated to use PF by then :)
> --

> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
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