[DragonFlyBSD - Bug #2699] (Closed) pf(4) pass rule not beeing applied

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Sat Feb 7 03:39:57 PST 2015

Issue #2699 has been updated by tuxillo.

Category set to Networking
Status changed from In Progress to Closed
Target version set to 4.2.x

Bug #2699: pf(4) pass rule not beeing applied

* Author: ftigeot
* Status: Closed
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* Category: Networking
* Target version: 4.2.x
My pf.conf contains a pass rule intended to allow email to flow between two servers.
Very simplified configuration:

[server1]<===>[PF box]<====>[server2]

pf.conf looks like this:

table <server2> {2001:x:y:z:t }
pass in on $ext_if proto tcp from $server1 to <server2> port 25 keep state

I have recently updated my pf firewall to the new multiprocessor-enabled version
in DragonFly 3.9 and since then, TCP connections from server1 are blocked by the
PF machine.
They do not show up in a tcpdump on the PF box/server2 network interface

If I replace the <server2> table by a simple $server2 variable, traffic flows as

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