network

  1. M

    Managing networks on a laptop

    I'm currently on Arch Linux and I'm interested in trying with FreeBSD with KDE Plasma (and likely bspwm as an alternative session) on my laptop again after quite some time, and I'm wondering what the way to go there is for managing networks, so easily connecting to and switching between public...
  2. D

    host network in jail with minimal setup

    Hello, I have setup jail (FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE, host is 12.1-RELEASE), I want to allow the jail to have access to host's outside network (em0 and wlan0, can be lo0 too). I have very basic knowledge of networking (I will really appreciate detailed answer with commands and explanation :) ), I...
  3. MrRichBOB

    Another BCM4322 (FreeBSD 12)

    I would like to apologise in advance, if this is straight-forward, and/or answered elsewhere on the forum--I have tried for the past few hours to look hard before I dared ask any questions, and I combed through the WiFi section of the Handbook, etc. Basically, in short, I am using an EliteBook...
  4. pixelsyntax

    No DHCPOFFERS received when trying to retrieve an IP via DHCP using alc NIC driver

    I am in a similar situation to the thread https://forums.freebsd.org/threads/no-dhcpoffers-received-when-trying-to-retrieve-an-ip-via-dhcp.68993/ and receive no DHCP offers via a 'Killer E2400 Gigabit Ethernet' interface using the alc driver. The interface is confirmed working in other operating...
  5. christhegeek

    If you wanna buy a nice and 100% compatible Usb Wifi adapter buy one of these they are great !

    If you are looking to buy a really compatible and trustworthy wifi usb adapter for freebsd Search ebay with these keywords copy the entire text: RTL8812AU 1200M 5G Wireless Network Card USB 3 Wi-Fi-Receiver and paste it on ebay search. I'm using it right now and it is crazy compatible with...
  6. J

    Rapid Spanning Tree Emulation versus Actual Network

    I'm comparing network emulation in FreeBSD against performance of an actual in-service network. The network uses rapid spanning tree protocol to reconfigure if a link fails. Testing with the actual network shows around 20 milliseconds of down time before the route is adjusted after link...
  7. H

    HTML Wifi Hotspot Accept conditions

    I work a lot on guest networks and most require me to accept their terms and conditions that are presented in a webpage. How can I accept these with a fresh install to gain access to the network?
  8. kafka0

    Slow network only when X is running

    After re-installing my desktop PC with FreeBSD, I noticed that my network is awfully slow, but only when X is running. In the console, I get my usual speed of approx 1.2MiB/s (download). This is the speed it used to run at, both with FreeBSD 11 and 12 before I re-installed. If I start X and...
  9. S

    rtl8812au access point slow

    Hi, has anyone played around with the rtl8812au wifi-chipset under freebsd? I have setup an access point (awus036ach) with hostapd and the rtwn / rtwn_usb driver using 11g but I am only getting about 1-3 Mbits/s. However I can achieve up to 16 Mbits/s with an Edimax Adapter (rt2870) and the run...
  10. I

    When to use Jails with VNET, and when not?!

    Would someone please give me a brief explanation of when to use jails with VNET and when not to? If VLAN-ing is not my concern, and services I use do not need a separate network stack - let’s say I run anything from DNS server to MailServer, Database, Java Application Server, VCS, CICD...
  11. T

    vm-bhyve: assign specific IP to vm

    Hello, I want to assign a static IP to an FreeBSD guest in bhyve (using sysutils/vm-bhyve), but I failed. I assume it's about the context. This is from host: # ifconfig em0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500...
  12. focaccio

    Unix and Linux - Network Subsystems

    Hi All, I'm a network engineer looking to better understand the network subsystem of FreeBSD (unix systems) and in particular how it differs from the linux kernel network subsystem. Any good links or books? I believe iproute2 (this is a package, not a subsystem, right?) is used by linux, so...
  13. G

    freebsd 12 no route to host / PKG install

    Two weeks ago (end of December 2019) I installed FreeBSD from USB stick with FREEBSD-12.0-RELEASE-amd64-dvd.iso I recall only selecting ipv4 and setting the up to the static IP I wanted my freeBSD box to use. Two days ago there was bad weather and my R7000 was not plugged into UPS during a...
  14. tscho

    Solved No ingress VLAN traffic

    Hi, I'm fighting for a couple of days with networking of FreeBSD. I try to create a VLAN on my Bhyve host for some VMs. Everything works fine as long as I don't use VLAN tags. I changed already the physical switch already and double-checked my VLAN setup but to me it seems like it's a FreeBSD...
  15. P

    Network issues on newly installed system

    Hi all, first-time poster and freebsd noob here, just installed my first system and am having some difficulties. When booting up the network is not automatically enabled. In fact the network interface seems to be down with ifconfig showing status: no carrier. By manually doing ifconfig ix0 up...
  16. jdb

    Solved Weird problem with ipv6 | Can't access server from the internet

    Hey guys :) I recently noticed that I couldn't access my website on my server. Some information: OS: FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p4 pf: disabled ipv6 only?: YES ISP supports ipv6 and SLAAC?: YES Router: AVM Fritz!Box 7490 ping6 is enabled in my router settings (for the server) but fails when I use...
  17. R

    Solved BRIDGE interfaces MAC address range

    Hello all, 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...
  18. B

    strongswan IPSec, bhyve nat-traffic

    Hi, I was able to set up an IPSec/strongswan VPN tunnel and it works great so far (Forum: 67850). Now, I'd like to forward traffic from my bhyve VM's through the tunnel but I am having problems with it. The picture looks like that: (all done on FreeBSD 11.2p4) (*) normal DSL Router with...
  19. A

    Tor can't bind 127.0.0.1 with 9050 port

    Hi, When i run tor command i'll see this error: https://beepaste.io/paste/view/01O54O And this is my torrc file: https://beepaste.io/paste/view/q0NVjS What should i do? Thanks.
  20. clawhammer

    Do programs such as ssh or ftp really listen on ports?

    Ive been reading about ports and its always described as http listens on port 80 or telnet listens on port 23. Is this an accurate description or whats really going on? For some reason it feels like an easy way to describe it. I would assume the nic card gets all the traffic and each network...
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