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Date:      Tue, 19 May 2015 12:01:27 +0200
From:      Luca Ferrari <>
To:        Jeffry Killen <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions <>
Subject:   Re: looking at manual page for rc.conf
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On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 10:37 PM, Jeffry Killen <> wrote:
> Is the router address something that DHCP will figure out?

Well, dhcp is supposed to do its job suggesting an ip address, a
gateway, a coupld of dns servers.

> I have also looked at ifconfig(8) and have found anything.

The command you are looking for is (not surprisingly) route(8).

> I am also concerned about setting up tcp wrappers with inetd
> to forestal possible attempts to access via telnet, ssh, ftp and
> even MySql server (as I have seen frequently when I had static
> ip address service). This I have done when I did have static ip
> service. But with fire wall in DSL modem and DHCP configuration
> is it useful and advantageous?

I don't understand the question very well, but I would go for a
firewall on the interface (not the ip) with pf.

Hope this helps.

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