Configuring FreeBSD network interface
This manual explains how to configure one of interfaces.
First of all, enter the command that will list all interfaces of the server
For example, let's configure em1 interface
Installation of Nano
We will need an editor to make the following settings. Let's install it from the repository. We will use the editor "nano". Input the following command:
pkg install nano
During the installation process, you will be prompted to agree to continue the installation; Agree
Now when the editor is installed, our configuration file can be edited.
Enter the command:
The editor with the interface configuration file will open; go down to the end of records and enter the following values beginning a new line:
ifconfig_em1=“inet 192.168.0.1 netmask 255.255.255.0“
Save the changes „Ctrl + O“ and "Enter" , Exit the editor „Ctrl + X“
Next, enter the command to restart the network services of our server
service netif restart && service routing restart
After successful reboot, re-enter "ifconfig"
The interface we configured is ready for use