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Date:      Thu, 3 Apr 2003 23:28:06 -0800
From:      Luigi Rizzo <>
To:        Sereciya Kurdistani <>
Subject:   Re: Sereciya :: Some thoughts on IPFW(2)
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>; from on Thu, Apr 03, 2003 at 07:34:55PM -0800
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>   Unlike the documentation in the manpage*, the following syntax -- defined 
>   block/portnumber list/block -- is not correct:
>   ipfw add NNNN allow tcp from some_ip to another_ip \{ port_num1, portnum2 \}

i do not believe this form is in the manpage, you certainly need
an "or" operator in a brace-enclosed block.

>   Something that would be extremely useful would be support for an implied "and" clause...

there has always been an implicit AND between all components of
ipfw rules, either single match operations ("from xxx")
or or-blocks ("{ iplen 30 or src-port 100-200 }")


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