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 From:  "Kimmo Jaskari" <kimmo dot jaskari at gmail dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Apply rules against IPsec Tunnels
 Date:  Wed, 21 Mar 2007 11:36:46 +0200
On 3/21/07, Kristian Shaw <monowall at wealdclose dot co dot uk> wrote:

> The modification is a bit of hack, as you need to put deny rules in to
> control IPSEC traffic since it is permitted by default (the reverse of
> normal traffic which is denied by default). I rather like the way that
> pfsense is using the enc0 interface to filter IPSEC traffic as that fit
> nicely into the existing model of how firewall rules are edited and
> displayed.

Frankly, the lack of control over IPSec connections in m0n0wall may be
one of the most glaring shortcomings of the entire firewall. It is
rare indeed, beyond home users, that a company can allow anyone who
gets a VPN set up access to everything.

My m0n0 is in home use, so it's not a huge deal - the firewall at work
to which I VPN does have the ability to block traffic and it gets
controlled there, but it is still something that should go on the
official to-do list for m0n0, in my humble opinion, to solve this
without having to resort to hacks.

Yes, I know I can go with pfsense instead, but besides this issue that
is not critical for me m0n0 is perfect for me.

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