DNS and Gateway in FreeBSD?
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Mon Jun 6 14:51:36 GMT 2005
Xu Qiang <Qiang.Xu at fujixerox.com> writes:
> ????????? ????????? wrote:
> > 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. :(
> >> Regards,
> >> Xu Qiang
> > May be, you have dhcp client runned on this machine ?
> No, I didn't have dhcp installed. :(
Yes, you do. A dhcp client is part of the base system.
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