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Configuring a Firewall (ipfwadm)

This style of specifying firewall rules has been superseded by ipchains on 2.2 kernels, and by iptables on 2.4 kernels. Both these ways of handling firewall rules are easier to understand, and more flexible, so nearly everyone has switched to one of these schemes.

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