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IPv6 Firewalling

First, the bad news. There is no clean, elegant way to firewall IPv6 traffic in MacOSX. The Firewall GUI control panel won’t do it. But the internal firewall that runs behind the GUI is FreeBSD’s ipfw packet filter, which does support stateful filtering. I’ll try it soon on a Mac, but I’ve used this on FreeBSD and it’s not too awful.

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  1. June 6th, 2010 at 00:08 | #1

    I just learned a great way to firewall IPv6 traffic: the Apple Airport Extreme (Late 2009 edition) has built-in IPv6 tunneling AND an passable IPv6 firewall. More about this in the latest post.

  1. March 23rd, 2010 at 01:37 | #1
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