View Full Version : IPFW help please.

Sep 8, 2013, 07:48 PM
Hi there.

Could someone help me translate this http://www.studyblog.net/2011/10/block-ip-address-or-ip-range-in-windows-server-2008-by-windows-firewall/ into an IPFW rule?

Basically I need to block connections from a specific remote IP to any local IP, on all protocols, all ports.

Thanks in advance.

Sep 8, 2013, 11:07 PM
First if you are really interested in using IPFW then look at the free application WaterRoof (http://www.hanynet.com/waterroof/).

Sep 9, 2013, 06:45 AM
Thanks a lot. WaterRoof did the trick.

For an OS advertised for it's user friendliness, a front end like that should be included by default. Not trying to bash OS X, it is my OS of choice after all, just saying...

Sep 9, 2013, 03:43 PM
Do note that as of Lion (10.7) ipfw has become deprecated. You should be using pf instead. The maker of Waterroof has a tool for pf as well called icefloor.