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Date:      Thu, 8 Jan 2009 08:30:35 +0200
From:      rg <rg.freebsd@gmail.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   DHCP and Bridge mode
Message-ID:  <71B5E737-ED4F-482D-84D2-79757A6D9BD7@gmail.com>

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Hello,

I am trying to get two machines on the LAN share the same IP address  
assigned by DHCP server by using the bridge interface in rc.conf. But  
I have encountered two problems here.

First, the B machine (the one that gets the same IP address as the  
main A machine) has no problem accessing the Internet. The A machine,  
however, seems to have DNS problems as it cannot resolve any addresses.

And the second problem I've faced is that I cannot figure out how to  
use SSH to connect to the A machine from the B machine if they both  
share the same IP address. Or is there a better way to have that kind  
of remote access?

Warm thank you for all the hints.



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