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Old 6th June 2014
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Peter Hansteen, author of the The Book of PF (2nd Ed. ISBN-13: 978-1-59327-274-6, and 3rd edition in development) recommends using an editor rather than any of the GUI tools.

For an introduction to PF, see his tutorial.
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In case you are wondering, there are web interfaces available for admin tasks (such as the FreeBSD based pfSense and the OpenBSD based and supposedly portable pfPro), but they are not parts of the base system. The PF developers are not hostile to these things, but rather have not seen any graphical interface to PF configuration which without a doubt is preferable to pf.conf in a text editor, backed up with pfctl invocations and a few unix tricks.
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