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Re: ipf "keep state" rules, tftpd and inetd

Edgar Fu <> wrote:
>I ran into a strange problem (tftp not working) caused by the fact that, if 
>tftpd is run via inetd, the reply to the original request packet originates 
>from a different port than that the request was sent to. So my "keep state" 
>rule in ipf.conf doesn't make the reply pass the filter rules.
>I guess this is a standard problem, so what's the standard solution to it?

The solution is to not use tftp across a firewall.

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