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Re: Is a 'PF default to block' setting outside pf.conf a desirable feature?

On 9 Nov 2005 at 9:57, Peter N. M. Hansteen wrote:
> Over in the comp.unix.bsd.freebsd.misc news group, there's a
> discussion about what happens when PF loads, specifically a perceived
> 'window of opportunity' for an attacker in the interval between PF
> getting enabled and the rule set loading, and what happens if the rule
> set you load at boot time is an empty or invalid rule set.
That's "my" thread.  Your email arrived just as I hit 'send' to restart 
the discussion here!  I've promised to report opinions back to 
Can I suggest any followups use the subject line of /this/ message, 
rather than of the one I've just sent? Otherwise there'll be two 
threads on the same topic.
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