setnetparm - utility for FreeBSD
setnetparm a highly configurable utility used to setup several networking and networking related parameters at boot time.
Its primary use is to easily (re-) configure networking parameters for FreeBSD-based laptops or notebooks which are to be used in several different networking environments.
setnetparm is able to change the following parameters on the fly:
- host name
- domain name
- network interface name
- ifconfig parameters
- IP address
- subnet mask
- gateway ip address
- name server address
- shell script for custom configuration
This utility was described in detail in the article Yet another approach to the laptop multi-home problem in issue 10/2001 of the daemon news Magazine .
setnetparms 3.41 - version as described in daemon news(FreeBSD 4.x-stable, 08/2001).
setnetparms 3.62 - previous version of setnetparm (FreeBSD 4.8, 08/2003).
setnetparm 3.80 - current/newest version of setnetparm (FreeBSD 6/7, 02/2009).
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