On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 09:19:48AM +0000, Chris Hastie wrote: > Is it possible to set a default source address on a machine? > > I have an ADSL connection with a fixed IP and a further /29 routed to > it. Until recently I used an ADSL router which acquired the connection > IP, and then the first of the /29 on the internal interface. > > In an effort to conserve both IPs and the number of machines I have > running I have recently changed to using an ADSL modem (Vigor Draytek > 110) which essentially does no more than change the PPPoA to PPPoE. A > FreeBSD machine then handles the connection using ppp. > > The machine in question has always used one of the /29 addresses, and > continues to do so (this is assigned to its DMZ facing NIC, vr0). Now, > of course, outgoing packets are using the connection address, which is > assigned to tun0. > > Whilst I can override this on an application by application basis for > many things (eg postfix smtp_bind_address parameter, ping -S switch) is > there any way to override it system wide, so that the address from the > /29 is used by default? > > I think I succeeded in doing something similar for an IPv6 tunnel by not > assigning an IP address to gif0 and configuring the routing as follows > in rc.conf: > > ipv6_defaultrouter="-interface gif0" > > But I'm not clear whether this would work with ppp, and if so, how to do it.
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