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Date:      Fri, 9 Feb 2001 21:05:45 +0100
From:      "Nicolai Petri" <>
To:        <>
Cc:        <>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Application firewall w/o ip forwarding enabled
Message-ID:  <00db01c092d3$b08561e0$>
References:  <>

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From: "Jon" <>
Subject: FreeBSD Application firewall w/o ip forwarding enabled
> Hello All,
> Is anyone aware of, or are there any implementations
> of ipfw, IP Filter, fwtk, or other ports/pkgs that
> allow for an application-type firewall to exist on
> FreeBSD that does not rely on IP forwarding?  This
> would be used to limit the types of traffic from the
> firewall to the DMZ internally.  The hope would be a
> wide range of application support (FTP, SMTP, DNS,
> HTTP, HTTPS, telnet, etc...), but if at least one of
> these are supported, then that's a start.

Have you looked at the firewall toolkit (ports/security/fwtk) ? 
It is based on application proxies.
The only sad thing is the not-allways-useful license on the toolkit.
Check it out. :)

Nicolai Petri
Software Developer
/* "The nice thing about standards is that there
 * are so many of them to choose from."
 *   -- Andrew Tannenbaum

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