Adding new IP's without reboot?

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Wed Nov 26 16:41:10 PST 2003

just run the appropriate 'ifconfig' command as root from the command line

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Ben Dover wrote:

> Is there a way to add new IP=92s to a FreeBSD 4.9 or 5.1 box without
> rebooting.  I add them to /etc/rc.conf but they are not effective until a
> reboot.  There are some webhosting assistant programs which allow instant
> use of IP=92s with *nix and I was hoping there was a way to do this in FB=
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