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 From:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Interface vs Source vs Destination
 Date:  Fri, 30 Dec 2005 01:37:21 -0500
On 12/30/05, tech at adaptive dot net <tech at adaptive dot net> wrote:
> 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?

firewall rules get applied as they're coming into the defined
interface only, and the source and destination is used under that
context, just like with basically every firewall.