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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

     ipfw -- IP packet filter and traffic accounting

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

     The ipfw system facility allows filtering, redirecting, and other operations
 on IP packets travelling through network interfaces.

     The user interface for ipfw is implemented by the ipfw(8) utility, so
     please refer to the ipfw(8) manpage for a complete description of the
     ipfw capabilities and how to use it.

   Kernel Options    [Toc]    [Back]
     The following options in the kernel configuration file are related to
     ipfw operation:

     IPFIREWALL 	       enable ipfw
     IPFIREWALL_VERBOSE        enable ipfw logging
     IPFIREWALL_VERBOSE_LIMIT  limit ipfw logging
     IPDIVERT		       enable divert(4) sockets

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

     setsockopt(2), divert(4), ip(4), ipfw(8), sysctl(8), syslogd(8)

FreeBSD 5.2.1		       October 28, 2002 		 FreeBSD 5.2.1
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