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Date:      Sun, 28 Jan 2007 11:15:07 +0545
From:      Tek Bahadur Limbu <teklimbu@wlink.com.np>
To:        Kevin Kinsey <kdk@daleco.biz>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Blocking traffic by Mac address using IPFW
Message-ID:  <20070128111507.4eab6746.teklimbu@wlink.com.np>
In-Reply-To: <45B8BD19.8080705@daleco.biz>
References:  <20070125154549.236dca3f.teklimbu@wlink.com.np>	<45B8BD19.8080705@daleco.biz>

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On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 08:22:17 -0600
Kevin Kinsey <kdk@daleco.biz> wrote:

> Tek Bahadur Limbu wrote:
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> > Dear All,
> > 
> > I need some help regarding using IPFW to block specific MAC
> > addresses. How do I block incoming traffic by a MAC address instead
> > of an IP address.
> > 
> > Can this be done using IPFW? Since I am quite new to FreeBSD, can
> > somebody shed some light on this issue?
> 
> Yes, it appears that ipfw(8) can do this --- check the manpage (quite
> a ways down, in the RULE OPTIONS section [ about byte 45000] for full 
> details; note also that there may be other issues involved.  Here is
> a short thread on the subject from a couple of years ago:
> 
> http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-ipfw/2004-September/001375.html
> 
> Disclaimer: IANAE, and don't play one on television ;-)
> 
> HTH,
> 
> Kevin Kinsey
> -- 
> Heisenberg may have been here.
> 

Dear Kevin,

Thanks. I am looking at the links you provided.

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With best regards and good wishes,

Yours sincerely,

Tek Bahadur Limbu

(TAG/TDG Group)
Jwl Systems Department

Worldlink Communications Pvt. Ltd.

Jawalakhel, Nepal
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