noc at hdk5.net
Fri Sep 13 18:37:41 UTC 2013
> Hi Daniel,
> The easiest way is to check the LAN Config (or similar) page of the
> router. They usually allow one to specify fixed IP and hostname for the
> DHCP clients based on the MAC addresses.
> Best wishes
> -----Original Message----- From: Daniel Nang
> Sent: Thursday, September 12, 2013 11:16 PM
> To: Adam Vande More
> Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Network Question
> That was easier than I thought. My initial approach already looked
> something like
> this, except that for the ip address I always put the machine's name as in:
> machine1# ssh user at machine2.example.com
> which results in
> ssh: Could not resolve hostname machine2.example.com: hostname nor servname
> provided, or not known
> I think the problem here lies with the /etc/hosts file where machine1 and
> machine2 have
> to be registered respectively. The thing here is that the ip isn't static
> which makes
> this approach somewhat difficult to realize.
> Got it.
> On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 2:51 AM, Adam Vande More
> <amvandemore at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 1:45 PM, Daniel Nang
>> <daniel.nang01 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> I have two computers, both running FreeBSD, accessing the
>>> web via DHCP from the router. The setup looks like this:
>>> machine1.example.com --- Router --- machine.2.example.com
>>> - DHCP - - DHCP -
>>> Both computers can access the internet with no problems.
>>> So far so good...
>>> My question is, if I can simultaneously have the computers access
>>> the net as in the given picture and also let them communicate with
>>> each other e.g. via ssh?
>> machine1# ssh `ip of machine2`
>> Adam Vande More
For many years I have 8 Freebsd boxes behind a PF firewall on a static
labeled lan. Only one public address feeds the lan. All the boxes can
work the internet and can ssh.
I found that easier than dhcp.
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