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Date:      Thu, 21 Dec 2000 01:05:09 -0800
From:      "Crist J. Clark" <>
To:        Robert Myers <>
Cc:, questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: ipfw/gateway
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000101c06ae9$c54e9680$0201a8c0@ccrider2k>; from on Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 03:31:42PM -0500
References:  <> <000101c06ae9$c54e9680$0201a8c0@ccrider2k>

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On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 03:31:42PM -0500, Robert Myers wrote:
> Eric,
> 	You will need to add IP_FORWARD in the kernel config, compile and rebuild.

I am not aware of any such option. If you mean,


This person does not need it. He does not have any 'fwd' ipfw(8)

> That option will
> 	allow you to forward packets accross the interfaces.

No, you don't need to compile in extra options for that

>  Don't forget to
> enable all the rest of the IPFW
> 	options if you want the ability to deny traffic.....

To do NAT, these,

  options IPFIREWALL
  options IPDIVERT

Options are required. See natd(8).
Crist J. Clark                 

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