Subject: Re: bandwidth shaping
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 01/09/2001 23:31:34
In message <>, Peter Seebach writes
>In message <>, "Steven M. Bellov
>n" writes:
>>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.

		--Steve Bellovin