a router - with an internal IP address 192.168.1.1 and is connected to the Internet.
a Mac - has the IP address of 192.168.1.10. Internet works, of course.
a PC with FreeBSD 13 installed.
I have connected the FreeBSD PC to the Mac using an Ethernet crossover cable. I have assigned...
This has been driving me nuts and I hope someone here can help point me in the right direction. I've freshly installed 13.0-RELEASE on a server. I've installed Samba 4.13.7 and Avahi (packages samba413 and avahi, installed using pkg and not ports).
My /usr/local/etc/smb4.conf file is as...
This command will allow you to change your current ether MAC on your FreeBSD boxen without bringing down and back up the network interface. In this instance shown using the designated network interface of my machina and spoofed ether MAC as an example:
# ifconfig bge0 ether DE:AD:B0:0B:DE:AD...
I tried to upgrade my file server from samba410 to samba411, but I had to revert back to 4.10 because of a very strange issue:
The creation date of some folders is not transferred to the client. This is causing problems because I'm using a Mac to access my shares and Finder greys out the...
You would think sharing files from Mac osx to Freebsd would be easy,
just open the Mac osx system preferences sharing section and click the checkbox next to file sharing
Unfortunately the sharing protocols are afp or smb.
Im not sure if netatalk still works with afp,
and mount_smbfs on Freebsd...
My Synology ds112j nas which i used to share files between Freebsd, Linux and Mac osx just died on me
I have a 2 terabyte backup of the nas on an external drive which is formatted as Linux ext4 which is the filesystem used by the synology nas
So i need to copy the backup to an external usb...
Synergy lets you share your keyboard and mouse between multiple computers
and works on Windows, macOS, Linux, and Raspberry Pi.
A lot of Freebsd users use Macs because of the unix underpinnings,
despite the fact the mac ships with a version of bash from 2007
because later version of bash use...
I recently installed FreeBSD 12.0 on two older iMacs. dmidecode info from one of them:
Vendor: Apple Inc.
Release Date: 04/27/09
ROM Size: 4096 kB
i have a challenge with the generated mac address on the bridge interface.
I am building a host wich serves as base for a number of jails so i am creating a VNET network config, becasue i had to compile the kernel vor VNET support i thought to be wise and created a OVF of the VM...
I am trying to repurpose my old iMac as a FreeBSD 11.1 workstation and I'm getting a whacked out screen when I boot into the installer from EFI USB after selecting, 1. Boot into Multiuser, in bsdinstall. It looks like the horizontal scan is off on each row and as a result the screen is...
As some of You know there is net-mgmt/networkmgr which allows convenient/graphical Wireless and LAN connections switch.
What I miss in it is the WWAN connection management, DNS management, optional MAC generation and network shares unmount at disconnect. With my solution you still need to...
I'm new @ BSD and this forum - so sorry if my question is duplicated or somehow not in line with rules of this web (as far as I have investigated none of those apply)
I was asked to write a program (python preff) which will return IP and MAC of all peripherals connected to server...