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Old 2nd March 2011
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Originally Posted by unixjingleman View Post
...dynamically add rules to your firewall ruleset...
Per the PF User's Guide's section on anchors (link & highlight are mine...):
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In addition to the main ruleset, PF can also evaluate sub rulesets. Since sub rulesets can be manipulated on the fly by using pfctl(8), they provide a convenient way of dynamically altering an active ruleset. Whereas a table is used to hold a dynamic list of addresses, a sub ruleset is used to hold a dynamic set of rules. A sub ruleset is attached to the main ruleset by using an anchor.
No third-party tool is needed.
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