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Re: Max number of states in pf? (100k? 200k? 1M?)
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Max number of states in pf? (100k? 200k? 1M?)
- From: "nate" <openbsd_(_at_)_aphroland_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Fri, 23 Sep 2005 23:27:20 -0700 (PDT)
Ted Unangst said:
> states are only allocated on demand. you could set the limit to a billion
> with no problem until you actually start using too many states. the limit
> is there to protect you from the firewall imploding.
thanks for all the info, very useful! hopefully such info can
get added to the docs at some point, since others have contacted
me as well asking similar questions.
thanks a lot(again)