[buug] (buug) Network rebuild

Bruce Ferrell bferrell at baywinds.org
Sat May 15 11:29:34 PDT 2004

I'm lazy.  Assuming you have perl, you can put webmin on the box and
ease the pain of configuring complex things like dhcp, mail of vertually
any stripe etc.


f.johan.beisser wrote:
> On Sat, 15 May 2004, John Albrecht wrote:
>>  I currently have a Win2K server that handles my name,dns, and dhcp.
>>Also am running a Win2K Pro workstation along with (currently) 4 freeBSD
>>boxes that are running seti at home. There are several more freeBSD boxes
>>that are not running at the moment because of a office remodel.
> first, install FreeBSD on the machine you'll be wanting to handle
> services. next, add the isc-dhcpd package. it'll need to be configured,
> which can be a pain to do.
> make sure one machine has two network cards. this is going to be your
> firewall. ensure you activate bridging between the two interfaces (read
> the freebsd handbook for how). on one network interface you'll have the
> DSL modem, on the other you'll have the hub/switch. this is your firewall.
> read how to configure it in the freebsd handbook.
> take one internal machine, configure BIND and ISC-DHCPd on it. this will
> handle your internal DNS and dhcp services. again, read about how to
> configure it in the freebsd handbook.
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