Automatic Network Settings at New Location

Steve Bertrand steve at
Tue Jan 19 23:05:07 UTC 2010

Steve Bertrand wrote:
> Diego Montalvo wrote:
>> I am temporarily at a different location for the next day or so, and
>> need to connect to the internet via FreeBSD. My initial Network
>> settings where detected during setup using DCHP.  How do can I have
>> FreeBSD automatically detect the new network settings via DCHP?
> # dhclient

Whoops! I think I misread that. How about setting:

ifconfig_em0="DHCP" rc.conf, where em0 is your NIC?


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