Re: [fw-wiz] Cisco 2621 opinions

From: Patrick M. Hausen (hausen@punkt.de)
Date: 07/16/02


From: "Patrick M. Hausen" <hausen@punkt.de>
To: "Charles W. Swiger" <chuck@codefab.com>
Date: Tue Jul 16 08:10:01 2002

Hi all!

Chuck Swiger wrote:

> On Monday, July 15, 2002, at 12:40 PM, Nick Drage wrote:

> > Personally, I'd build a linux box and put it in place with ipfw.
                            ^^^^^
> >
> > "iptables" surely?
>
> There was a time when IPFW couldn't do dynamic state; but for what it's
> worth (*), it has that capability now. From 'man ipfw' under
> FreeBSD_4.6-STABLE:
  ^^^^^^^

IIRC, Linux and FreeBSD ipfw have _nothing_ in common. The latter is an
entirely new development by Luigi Rizzo.

Patrick M. Hausen
Technical Director

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