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Date:      Wed, 07 Aug 2013 09:28:27 +0100
From:      Karl Pielorz <>
Subject:   Static Jail ID's (JID's) for use with IPFW?
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I have a number of jailed systems running - and I've been setting up ipfw 
rules for them.

This is on FBSD 9.1.

'ipfw' lets you match on traffic to/from a Jail ID (JID) - however every 
time jails get started / stopped their JID changes [thus breaking the 
firewall rules].

I can't see anywhere to 'statically' configure a JID to a Jail (i.e. in 

Is this possible? / How?



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