This article is a step-by-step guide about how to set up OpenBSD system that will act as a network router that takes advantage of the OpenBSD's PF packet filter.
1. OpenBSD Installation
Install OpenBSD by using this tutorial.
Now that you have OpenBSD installed, lets proceed with the next step.
2. OpenBSD Network Configuration
The network interface is configured at boot time using the /etc/hostname.if files, where if will be replaced by the full name of your interface, for the example above, /etc/hostname.xl0.
The layout of this file is simple:
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This tutorial explains how to set up a FreeBSD system that will act as a network router that takes advantage of the ported version of OpenBSD's PF packet filter. A network router is a system that forwards packets from one interface to another.
1. FreeBSD Installation
Install FreeBSD by using this tutorial.
Now that you have FreeBSD installed, lets proceed with the next step.
2. FreeBSD Network Configuration
Open /etc/rc.conf in your favorite editor. You need to add a line for each network card present on the system, for example in our case we'll use two network cards:Print This Post