DNS and Gateway in FreeBSD?

Александр Деревянко aeder at list.ru
Fri Jun 3 15:07:40 GMT 2005

Xu Qiang wrote:

>Hi, all: 
>In setting up my FreeBSD machine in my LAN, I only assigned it an ip address and a netmask, just as the handbook said (http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/config-network-setup.html). 
>But after that, it can identify the proxy server's name even i didn't give it an explicit DNS server ip address. (It can ping proxy.abc.com) And I found the gateway is also found automatically by the machine. (It is automatically added into the line beginnin with "defaultrouter=")
>Is it designed behavior? I can't understand that. :(
>Xu Qiang
May be, you have dhcp client runned on this machine ?

Best Regards,
Alexander Derevianko

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