quick router question

Modulok modulok at gmail.com
Sun Jul 15 02:48:51 UTC 2007

On 7/14/07, Jonathan Horne <freebsd at dfwlp.com> wrote:
> i want to build a quick a dirty router for a dev environment.  this freebsd
> is
> has 3 interfaces, and ill want anything to be able to access anything, no
> firewalling.
> back in the day, i would accomplish the same thing in linux by
> setting /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward to 1.  is the "be a network gateway"
> from installation the only thing i need to set to allow this to happen?
> thanks,
> --
> Jonathan Horne
> http://dfwlpiki.dfwlp.org
> freebsd at dfwlp.com
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You can set the sysctl variable like so:

sysctl net.inet.ip.forwarding=1;

You can make this change perist across a reboot by appending the
following to /etc/rc.conf:



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