[PC-BSD Testing] Firewall

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Wed Feb 17 07:20:09 PST 2010


On 02/17/2010 03:24, finid at linuxbsdos.com wrote:
>
> I noticed while looking through rc.conf that in addition to pf, that ipfw
> is also enabled. Given that ipfw is in "pass all" mode, is there any
> specific advantage to having both firewall applications enabled? If ipfw
> is turned off, will that affect pf?
>
> Thanks,
>
> --
> Fini Decima
>

The only reason we had both enabled is that some 3rd party apps still 
required ipfw for some features, but you can feel free to disable it if 
you like. PF is really doing all the work :)



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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
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