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Old 06-17-2005, 12:26 PM   #1
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Device names

Im trying to setup a firewall (IPF) on Freebsd 5.4 and all is going well i just want to check and make sure im using the correct name for my Etho. Is there a way i could check devices and there names?

Old 06-17-2005, 12:44 PM   #2
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/sbin/ifconfig -a
will show the MAC address for eth0, if that's what you need.

Take a look at
lspci -v

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Old 06-17-2005, 09:03 PM   #3
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What i got for etho was, so i think, bge0..

what im trying to set up is an inclusive ipf firewall. Im using the example file for ipf.rules as stated in the doc on However, to test my firewall i block out ssh saved it, then ran ipf -Fa -f /etc/ipf.rules <enter> then tried to re-log through ssh and i was able to. Why is that? any clues as to what i am doing wrong?



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