Re: iptables (mod -3/99)
by Anonymous Coward on Fri Jul 11 14:20:00 2003 (GMT)
On the previous comment comparing "ipf" and "pf".
I have no personal experience using OpenBSD's "pf",
however, I have lots of experience with FreeBSD's
"ipfw" and I have also extensively used "ipf".
From my experienceces I have found that "ipf" is *significantly* slower than "ipfw". Although the
"ipf" syntax is simpler, it simply lacks a lot of
the features and functionality of "ipfw".
I am extremely interested in "pf" particularly for the "authpf" and "altq" features which are non-existent with "ipfw" -- there are some queuing tools, but nothing that can compare to OpenBSD's "altq".
Just my 2 cents.
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