[nycbug-talk] OpenBSD pf "bakeoff"

Justin Dearing zippy1981 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 09:54:27 EDT 2012

What is the objective of "winning"? Is he just going to throw a pen test at
it? Do you get multiple runs of this pentest? Is there an attempt to
overwhelm the firewall with legitimate traffic to measure maximum load?

On Fri, Jun 15, 2012 at 9:46 AM, Josh Rivel <josh at rivels.org> wrote:

> So after badgering my manager nonstop about how great OpenBSD with pf
> is, he's letting me do a "bakeoff" of two identical boxes - one will
> be running OpenBSD 5.1 w/pf, and the other a popular commercial
> firewall software.
> I probably will not be starting this project until first week in July,
> but wanted to get some tips (feel free to contact me off list if you
> don't think it's appropriate) of any custom tuning or deployment tips
> and tricks for enterprise wide OpenBSD/pf deployments, management of
> the policies, etc.
> I really want OpenBSD to win :)
> Thanks in advance.
> Josh
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