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Static default gateway on FreeBSD 8.0

Static default gateway on FreeBSD 8.0

on FreeBSD i know i can use the route command to add a default gateway like this: route add default 192.168.1.254

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"To have your custom default gateway saved across reboots, you'll want to edit /etc/rc.conf. There is a directive in there called defaultrouter which is set to NO by default. The line looks like this:

defaultrouter=""NO""

open /etc/rc.conf in your editor of choice, find this line, and change NO to the IP address of the gateway so it looks like this:

defaultrouter=""192.168.1.254""

this will be persistent across reboots."