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Configure IP Filters on AIX 6.1

southernje28 used Ask the Experts™
We are trying to configure port ranges in our IP Filter database. This does not seem to work very well unless you include a bunch of "IF" "THEN" "ELSE" statements. For example, 1 application server requires a total of 923 lines in order to process the appropriate port ranges. Using this method, I am concerned about what potential performance impact this may cause on the host. If there is another way to accomplish this, I am open to ideas.
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ipfmeta is a perl script which assists with using port lists and IP lists with IPF in NetBSD (or FreeBSD or AIX 5.3+).

ipf.conf would take rule with a single port and single ip address

ipfmeta will take port lists in rules and expand them to MxN ipf rules.
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