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Re: Pfctl for non-root users

Jason Dixon <[email protected]> writes:
> Is the ability to run pfctl (via sudo) as a non-root user still
> broken? I've tested this on a 3.6 -release system, and /dev/pf is
> still unavailable for non-root users.  
[email protected]:~$ ls -l /dev/pf
crw-------  1 root  wheel   73,   0 Oct 19 00:02 /dev/pf
It certainly looks like being a member of wheel is a distinct advantage,
at least.  
What kinds of operations did you have in mind?  
Would eg a sensible authpf setup help achieve what you want to do?
Peter N. M. Hansteen, member of the first RFC 1149 implementation team
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