IPFW3 and IPv6

bycn82 bycn82 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 3 05:09:38 PST 2016

Hi Happy New Year Matthias,
not support IPv6 yet
but yes i want to integrate with ip6fw as well.
recently working on something related to voip. so did not find much time
for BSD.
Will support v6 once I remove the lock in NAT.

Bill Yuan
On Sunday, 3 January 2016, Matthias Play <matthias_play at gmx.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> Happy New Year and all the Best in 2016!
> I set up ipfw3 to filter network traffic on a local server and want to
> filter all IPv6 traffic since I do not need it in my local network.
> Is ipfw3 also filtering IPv6 traffic or only IPv4?
> I am wondering because with the old ipfw implementation handling of both
> IP versions is separated into two different firewall programs, ipfw and
> ip6fw both being configured using distinct rc.conf variables.
> If IPv6 filtering is not supported by ipfw3 would it be better to
> configure a custom kernel without the INET6 option instead of using ip6fw
> alongside with ipfw3?
> Best Regards
> Matthias
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