Chapter 9. Getting Your Setup Just Right

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By now, you have spent significant time designing your network and implementing that design in your PF configuration. Getting your setup just right—removing any remaining setup bugs and inefficiencies—can be quite challenging at times.

This chapter describes some options and methods that will help you get the setup you need. First, we will take a look at global options and some settings that can have a profound influence on how your configuration behaves.

Things You Can Tweak and What You Probably Should Leave Alone

Network configurations are inherently very tweakable. While browsing the pf.conf man page or ...

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