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Setting a static IP address in FreeBSD

If your FreeBSD install is currently set up to obtain an IP address automatically via DHCP, and you want to change it to use a static IP, this article is for you. If you want to set up any sort of server on the machine, it is advisable to set up a static IP address. The network interface address settings for FreeBSD are stored in the ‘/etc/rc.conf’ file and can manually be edited, however FreeBSD provides a nice GUI to…

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