On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 07:14:06PM +0800, Stanley Chan wrote:

> I am running my DHCP server on the FreeBSD 4.8. May I know is that
> possible to allocate false IP (not the real one) to other desktops so to
> access the internet? Is there any online documents about this topic?

Hmmm... DHCP isn't the tool you'ld use for providing this sort of

Unless you have a very peculiar setup, chances are the acronym you
need is NAT.  Read this:


which should clarify things for you.  There have been plenty of
articles on this and other FreeBSD mailing lists on this topic which
should help you.  Knowing the right terminology should make searching
the 'net for relevant material much easier too.



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