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Date:      Sun, 29 Sep 1996 23:15:59 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Anil John <ajohn@cyberforge.com>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Sysconfig file option Firewall=NO - How to implement
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.960929231529.410H-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <199609292303.TAA27635@onramp.i95.net>

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On Sun, 29 Sep 1996, Anil John wrote:

> I am using FreeBSD 2.1.5 and found the Firewall=NO option. If I 
> wanted to implement the IPFW should I just set this to YES or do I 
> first have to recompile the kernel with the 'option IPFIREWALL' as 
> mentioned in the handbook?

Both.

Don't forget to modify the config file (can't remember the name offhand)
to allow some packets through first!  The default behavior is to deny all!

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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