Subject: Re: bandwidth shaping
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <email@example.com>
Date: 01/09/2001 23:31:34
In message <200101100417.f0A4HLH00837@guild.plethora.net>, Peter Seebach writes
>In message <20010110035020.8A2EA35DC2@smb.research.att.com>, "Steven M. Bellov
>>Apart from the question of whether or not BSDI will release it, does it
>>have the 'keep state' feature that the NetBSD ipf has? (At least, the
>>documentation says it has it...) Last time I read the BSD/OS man pages
>>(for 4.1), I didn't see any equivalent.
>What's a "keep state" feature do?
Just what the name implies -- it creates a state table entry for
outgoing connections, and allows replies back in to such connections.