----- Original Message ---- From: Jeffrey Goldberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: Drew Jenkins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: email@example.com Sent: Monday, February 19, 2007 12:49:22 PM Subject: Re: How Do I Surf To My Server?
On Feb 19, 2007, at 7:15 AM, Drew Jenkins wrote: >Can you tell us more about your home set-up? Presumably you have >some sort of router doing NAT and DHCP? Tell us about it. I had, but perhaps in a different thread, so forgive me for not putting it here before. I have DHCP, a satellite dish to which both computers are linked. >If you don't know IP address of your internal server, than chances >are that it was assigned via DHCP by your router. For what you want >to do, you should probably reconfigure the server with a specific >internal IP address instead of having it assigned. I do have the IP address, and no doubt it was assigned. I found it using ifconfig. Is that the correct way to do it? >Assuming that I've guessed correctly about your set-up: >First find out from your router what the the range of the "DHCP pool" >is. Look at the DHCP configuration on your router. Then pick an >address that is NOT in that range but still part of your local >network. Then use sysinstall on your FreeBSD box to give it that IP >address. If ifconfig isn't the way to do that, could you specify how? sysinstall is a GUI, so it'll just ask me a question, or I'll have to look on a chart to find what I need, right? Easy, right? TIA, Drew ____________________________________________________________________________________ Don't get soaked. Take a quick peak at the forecast with the Yahoo! Search weather shortcut. http://tools.search.yahoo.com/shortcuts/#loc_weather _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"