[ale] [OT]FreeBSD Resources

Kenneth W Cochran kwc at TheWorld.com
Fri Feb 27 09:52:57 EST 2004

>To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts <ale at ale.org>
>Subject: Re: [ale] [OT]FreeBSD Resources
>From: Fletch <fletch at phydeaux.org>
>Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 15:57:56 -0500
>And for firewall use I'd definately go with OpenBSD as PF has some
>really slick stuff in it post-3.4 (Randal Schwartz had some neat rules
>which used the built-in passive OS identification code to shunt all
>SMTP traffic from Windows machines into a 56k rate-limited queue,
>leaving the rest of his 1M bandwidth free for non-MyDoom generated

News semi-flash: pf just got checked into the main FreeBSD
(development) source tree; apparently the goal is to bring
pf into the base system.  It has been available as a port
for some time now.  IMO this is a Good Thing.  :)


>Fletch                | "If you find my answers frightening,       __`'/|
>fletch at phydeaux.org   |  Vincent, you should cease askin'          \ o.O'
>                      |  scary questions." -- Jules                =(___)=
>                      |                                               U

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