Subject: Re: ICMP acting weird in ipf 4.1.3? (netbsd-2.0_RC1)
To: Pavel Cahyna <>
From: Rich Neswold <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/01/2004 09:48:21
On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 22:49:52 +0200, Pavel Cahyna
<> wrote:
> IMHO earlier versions of IPF were correct. If the default is to pass and
> there are no block ... rules, packets should not be blocked. I would not
> expect rules starting with "pass" to block anything. If the echo reply is
> accepted by keep state rule is irrelevant, because even if it is not
> accepted, this is not a reason to block it, as there are no "block" rules.
> Do you agree?

I agree that if the default was to pass, then another "pass" rule
shouldn't block it. None of the messages in this thread indicated the
default was to pass, so I didn't take that into consideration.


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