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 From:  <tech at adaptive dot net>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Interface vs Source vs Destination
 Date:  Fri, 30 Dec 2005 01:14:40 -0500
In setting up Firewall rules, whats the specific reason that there are 
separate rule lists for LAN, WAN, OPT1 interfaces?  Afterall, aren't i 
defining the interface implied when I specify the SOURCE and DESTINATION 
interface in the rule itself?

It seems redundant, and, at times, conflicting:  What would be the purpose 
of say setting up a rule that allowed traffic between LAN and WAN but 
applying it to the tab under the OPT1 interface for example.

Am i missing something?