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Date:      Thu, 17 Oct 2002 21:25:55 -0700
From:      "Crist J. Clark" <>
To:        Andriy Gapon <>
Cc:        freebsd-ipfw@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: IPFIREWALL_DEFAULT_TO_ACCEPT and bridge
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On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 03:01:32PM -0400, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> In the situation of host with 3 interfaces and bridging done between two
> of them, when would I need IPFIREWALL_DEFAULT_TO_ACCEPT kernel option ?


> Is it only if I want filter bridged traffic ?

You don't need it then either/

> Will this option allow all non-ip traffic with IPFW2 or do I need add the
> rule for non-ip traffic before 'deny everything' rule ?

If you are just talking about ARP, it should "just work" without the
Crist J. Clark                     |
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