Subject: Re: IPF Configuration
To: Richard Ibbotson <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/28/2004 22:44:03
On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 10:10:48AM +0100, Richard Ibbotson wrote:
> Tried sending this one into NetBSD-help the other day. Not seen
> anyone reply and so thought this list might be more appropriate.
> Looking further into my own IPF configuration I find that I would like
> to understand some more about the syntax. If I have a rule which says,
> for example....
> block in log quick on ippp0 proto tcp from any to 10.0.0.0/24 port 136 >< 140
> where 10.0.0.0/24 is an internal network is it better to write it
> this way around ? .........
> block in log quick on ippp0 proto tcp from any to any port 136 >< 140
I use the second form myself. I don't think one consume more
resources than the other in ipf, but the second form is less error-prone.
Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference