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Old 10th June 2008
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Originally Posted by halber_mensch View Post
iptables has a confusing syntax to me, and it's overly complicated. pf actually has a well defined language for declaring firewall rules that's pretty intuitive.

pf's in-kernel NAT also sets it apart from ipfw with its less reliable userland NAT daemon
ipfw(8) in FreeBSD 7+ includes in-kernel NAT. See the nat keyword in the man page. It's not as intuitive as pf's, but it's there.

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