Adding new IP's without reboot?
paulbeard at mac.com
Wed Nov 26 16:48:01 PST 2003
On Nov 26, 2003, at 4:32 PM, Ben Dover wrote:
> Is there a way to add new IPs 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 IPs with *nix and I was hoping there was a way
> to do this in FBSD.
This question was the basis for a useful thread a week ago: googling or
sifting through the archives should turn up some useful information.
I think every variant of UNIX supports this with ifconfig: something
like this (depending on your interface device name).
[/usr/home/paul]:: ifconfig xl1 192.168.2.100 up
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