what firewall to use ? outdated/misguided/whatever documentation ?

Justin Sherrill justin at shiningsilence.com
Tue Feb 12 09:46:22 PST 2019

On Tue, Feb 12, 2019 at 12:15 PM Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com> wrote:
> Don't know too much about the state of packet filters in DFly, but wasn't there an IPFW3 re-write/upgrade done awhile back, such that DFly IPFW is fairly different now from FreeBSD IPFW?

It's poorly named; ipfw3 is a completely separate effort by Bill Yuan.
ipfw is still there in DragonFly.  ipfw3 does not replace or modify

> Basically, on OpenBSD, you use PF.  On DFly, you use IPFW.  On FreeBSD, you can choose which style of packet filter you prefer (although I'd recommend not using IPFilter).

I'd suggest pf in DragonFly mostly because I've been using it on
DragonFly for years.  Like most things, it depends on what you want to

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