How configure a point to point connection?
steve at sohara.org
Mon Mar 19 11:37:09 UTC 2018
On Mon, 19 Mar 2018 11:53:48 +0100
Martin LEUSCH <sce.tech at imrcom.fr> wrote:
> I want to add a public IP of my hosting provider to a FreeBSD VM. To do
> this I have to reach a remote gateway with a point to point connection
> but I didn't how how to do that on FreeBSD. Under Debian GNU/Linux, I
> just have to add the gateway to the "pointopoint" parameters in
> iface eth0 inet static
> address my.public.ip
> netmask 255.255.255.255
> pointopoint my.provider.gw
> gateway my.provider.gw
> I tried the following commands:
> ifconfig vtnet0 inet my.public.ip my.provider.gw netmask 255.255.255.255
> route add default my.provider.gw
> When I tried to add the default route, I get "Network is unreachable".
Try losing the netmask 255.255.255.255 which puts only a single
address on the segment making the default route unreachable.
Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>
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