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Date:      Sun, 5 Mar 2017 15:47:02 +0100
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Michael Wilcox <michael.wilcox2016@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: UFW-Like frontend for IPFW
Message-ID:  <20170305154702.cf5ceb9d.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On Sun, 5 Mar 2017 17:57:02 +0530, Michael Wilcox wrote:
> I was wondering if there is any frontend for IPFW.
> 
> Does anyone have one or must I use it directly?

If I see the analogy correctly, a "UFW-like frontend" already
is "included" with ipfw, i. e., ipfw works at a comparable
level. If you compare the ufw commands with the ipfw commands,
they are quite similar, so you'd use ipfw directly in the same
manner as you use ufw to interact with iptables.

As an equation:

	   ufw        ipfw
	---------- = ------
	 iptables     ipfw

More or less... ;-)

There are GUI tools like qtfw (qt-based) and freepfw (web-based)
to manage ipfw as well, if you need that feature.




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Polytropon
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Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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