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Re: Question on PF rules
On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Peter Varga wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 14, 2002 at 03:13:01PM -0500, Joseph W. Shaw II wrote:
> > On Fri, 14 Jun 2002, Christian Fredrickson wrote:
> > > Is it possible to use a serial cable between a PC and another PC running
> > > OpenBSD to HyperTerminal to the PC running OpenBSD? If so, do you have to
> > > configure anything?
> > Yes. You'll need a null-modem cable to do so, and then man ttys to figure
> > out the configuration steps. I'm interested in how a serial connections
> > between two PC's applies to PF rules though.
> Perhaps because it becomes a part of the local network =>
> route/allow/deny connections.
> pppd will do the dial-in negotiations etc... Let me know for more details.
If he wants to use hyperterminal from a Win32 box, I would think ppp is
out of the scoe of what he's planning to do, as Hyperterminal is a
terminal program and does not support ppp.