IPFW3 and IPv6

bycn82 bycn82 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 3 19:17:25 PST 2016

Hi Matthias,

Yes they can work together.

Bill Yuan

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

> Hi Bill,
> thanks for your quick answer!
> An NFS daemon is running on my server machine which I use to mount DFly
> source and obj dirs on my client machines. With NFS comes mountd and rpc*
> daemons that automatically also provide their service on IPv6 ports. I did
> not find daemon flags to tell them only to use IPv4 so I would like to
> block unwanted traffic to these ports.
> Would it be ok to also run ip6fw alongside with ipfw3?
> If yes, I will set up a configuration file for ip6fw allowing all IPv4
> traffic and blocking all IPv6 traffic.
> Regards
> Matthias
> On 03.01.16 14:09, bycn82 wrote:
>> 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.
>> Regards,
>> Bill Yuan
>> On Sunday, 3 January 2016, Matthias Play <matthias_play at gmx.net
>> <mailto: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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