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RC.CONF(5)		    BSD	File Formats Manual		    RC.CONF(5)

NAME
     rc.conf --	system configuration information

DESCRIPTION
     The file rc.conf contains descriptive information about the local host
     name, configuration details for any potential network interfaces and
     which services should be started up at system initial boot	time.  In new
     installations, the	rc.conf	file is	generally initialized by the system
     installation utility, sysinstall(8).

     The purpose of rc.conf is not to run commands or perform system startup
     actions directly.	Instead, it is included	by the various generic startup
     scripts in	/etc which conditionalize their	internal actions according to
     the settings found	there.

     The /etc/rc.conf file is included from the	file /etc/defaults/rc.conf,
     which specifies the default settings for all the available	options.  Op-
     tions need	only be	specified in /etc/rc.conf when the system administra-
     tor wishes	to override these defaults.  The file /etc/rc.conf.local is
     used to override settings in /etc/rc.conf for historical reasons.	See
     the rc_conf_files variable	below.

     The following list	provides a name	and short description for each vari-
     able that can be set in the rc.conf file:

     rc_debug	 (bool)	If set to "YES", enable	output of debug	messages from
		 rc scripts.  This variable can	be helpful in diagnosing mis-
		 takes when editing or integrating new scripts.	 Beware	that
		 this produces copious output to the terminal and syslog(3).

     rc_info	 (bool)	If set to "NO",	disable	informational messages from
		 the rc	scripts.  Informational	messages are displayed when a
		 condition that	is not serious enough to warrant a warning or
		 an error occurs.

     swapfile	 (str) If set to "NO", no swapfile is installed, otherwise the
		 value is used as the full pathname to a file to use for addi-
		 tional	swap space.

     apm_enable	 (bool)	If set to "YES", enable	support	for Automatic Power
		 Management with the apm(8) command.

     apmd_enable
		 (bool)	Run apmd(8) to handle APM event	from userland.	This
		 also enables support for APM.

     apmd_flags	 (str) If apmd_enable is set to	"YES", these are the flags to
		 pass to the apmd(8) daemon.

     devd_enable
		 (bool)	Run devd(8) to handle device added, removed or unknown
		 events	from the kernel.

     kldxref_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Set to	"YES" to automatically
		 rebuild linker.hints files with kldxref(8) at boot time.

     kldxref_clobber
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 If kldxref_enable is true,
		 setting to "YES" will overwrite existing linker.hints files
		 at boot time.	Otherwise, only	missing	linker.hints files are
		 generated.

     kldxref_module_path
		 (str) Empty by	default.  A semi-colon (`;') delimited list of
		 paths containing kld(4) modules.  If empty, the contents of
		 the kern.module_path sysctl(8)	are used.

     pccard_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", enable	PCCARD support at boot time.

     pccard_mem	 (str) Set to PCCARD controller	memory address or "DEFAULT"
		 for the default value.

     pccard_ifconfig
		 (str) List of arguments to be passed to ifconfig(8) at	boot
		 time or on insertion of the card (e.g.	"inet 192.168.1.1
		 netmask 255.255.255.0"	for a fixed address or "DHCP" for a
		 DHCP client).

     pccard_beep
		 (int) If 0, set the PCCARD controller to silent mode.	If 1,
		 set it	to beep	mode.  If 2, set it to melody mode.

     pccard_conf
		 (str) Path to the configuration file for the pccardd(8) dae-
		 mon (e.g. /etc/pccard.conf.sample).

     pccardd_flags
		 (str) If pccard_enable	is set to "YES", these are the flags
		 to pass to the	pccardd(8) daemon.

     pccard_ether_delay
		 (str) Set the delay before starting dhclient(8) in the
		 /etc/pccard_ether script.  This defaults to 5 seconds to work
		 around	a bug in the ed(4) driver which	can lead to system
		 hangs when using some newer ed(4) based cards.

     removable_interfaces
		 (str) List of removable network interfaces to be supported by
		 /etc/pccard_ether.

     tmpmfs	 Controls the creation of a /tmp memory	file system.  Always
		 happens if set	to "YES" and never happens if set to "NO".  If
		 set to	anything else, a memory	file system is created if /tmp
		 is not	writable.

     tmpsize	 Controls the size of a	created	/tmp memory file system.

     varmfs	 Controls the creation of a /var memory	file system.  Always
		 happens if set	to "YES" and never happens if set to "NO".  If
		 set to	anything else, a memory	file system is created if /var
		 is not	writable.

     varsize	 Controls the size of a	created	/var memory file system.

     populate_var
		 Controls the automatic	population of the /var file system.
		 Always	happens	if set to "YES"	and never happens if set to
		 "NO".	If set to anything else, a memory file system is cre-
		 ated if /tmp is not writable.	Note that this process re-
		 quires	access to certain commands in /usr before /usr is
		 mounted on normal systems.

     local_startup
		 (str) List of directories to search for startup script	files.

     script_name_sep
		 (str) The field separator to use for breaking down the	list
		 of startup script files into individual filenames.  The de-
		 fault is a space.  It is not necessary	to change this unless
		 there are startup scripts with	names containing spaces.

     hostname	 (str) The fully qualified domain name (FQDN) of this host on
		 the network.  This should almost certainly be set to some-
		 thing meaningful, even	if there is no network connection.  If
		 dhclient(8) is	used to	set the	hostname via DHCP, this	vari-
		 able should be	set to an empty	string.

     ipv6_enable
		 (bool)	Enable support for IPv6	networking.  Note that this
		 requires that the kernel have been compiled with options
		 INET6.

     nisdomainname
		 (str) The NIS domain name of this host, or "NO" if NIS	is not
		 used.

     dhclient_program
		 (str) Path to the DHCP	client program (/sbin/dhclient,	the
		 ISC DHCP client, is the default).

     dhclient_flags
		 (str) Additional flags	to pass	to the DHCP client program.
		 For the ISC DHCP client, see the dhclient(8) manpage for a
		 description of	the command line options available.

     background_dhclient
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	start the dhcp client in background.
		 This can cause	trouble	with applications depending on a work-
		 ing network, but it will provide a faster startup in many
		 cases.

     firewall_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	load firewall rules at startup.	 If
		 the kernel was	not built with options IPFIREWALL, the ipfw.ko
		 kernel	module will be loaded.	See also ipfilter_enable.

     ipv6_firewall_enable
		 (bool)	The IPv6 equivalent of firewall_enable.	 Set to	"YES"
		 to load IPv6 firewall rules at	startup.  If the kernel	was
		 not built with	options	IPV6FIREWALL, the ip6fw.ko kernel mod-
		 ule will be loaded.

     firewall_script
		 (str) This variable specifies the full	path to	the firewall
		 script	to run.	 The default is	/etc/rc.firewall.

     ipv6_firewall_script
		 (str) The IPv6	equivalent of firewall_script.

     firewall_type
		 (str) Names the firewall type from the	selection in
		 /etc/rc.firewall, or the file which contains the local	fire-
		 wall ruleset.	Valid selections from /etc/rc.firewall are:

		 open	 unrestricted IP access
		 closed	 all IP	services disabled, except via "lo0"
		 client	 basic protection for a	workstation
		 simple	 basic protection for a	LAN.

		 If a filename is specified, the full path must	be given.

     ipv6_firewall_type
		 (str) The IPv6	equivalent of firewall_type.

     firewall_quiet
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	disable	the display of firewall	rules
		 on the	console	during boot.

     ipv6_firewall_quiet
		 (bool)	The IPv6 equivalent of firewall_quiet.

     firewall_logging
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	enable firewall	event logging.	This
		 is equivalent to the IPFIREWALL_VERBOSE kernel	option.

     ipv6_firewall_logging
		 (bool)	The IPv6 equivalent of firewall_logging.

     firewall_flags
		 (str) Flags passed to ipfw(8) if firewall_type	specifies a
		 filename.

     ipv6_firewall_flags
		 (str) The IPv6	equivalent of firewall_flags.

     natd_program
		 (str) Path to natd(8).

     natd_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	enable natd(8).	 firewall_enable must
		 also be set to	"YES", and divert(4) sockets must be enabled
		 in the	kernel.

     natd_interface
		 (str) This is the name	of the public interface	on which
		 natd(8) should	run.  The interface may	be given as an inter-
		 face name or as an IP address.

     natd_flags	 (str) Additional natd(8) flags	should be placed here.	The -n
		 or -a flag is automatically added with	the above
		 natd_interface	as an argument.

     ipfilter_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Setting this to "YES" enables
		 ipf(8)	packet filtering.

		 Typical usage will require putting

		 ipfilter_enable="YES"
		 ipnat_enable="YES"
		 ipmon_enable="YES"
		 ipfs_enable="YES"

		 into /etc/rc.conf and editing /etc/ipf.rules and
		 /etc/ipnat.rules appropriately.

		 Note that ipfilter_enable and ipnat_enable can	be enabled in-
		 dependently.  ipmon_enable and	ipfs_enable both require at
		 least one of ipfilter_enable and ipnat_enable to be enabled.

		 Having

		 options IPFILTER
		 options IPFILTER_LOG
		 options IPFILTER_DEFAULT_BLOCK

		 in the	kernel configuration file is a good idea, too.

     ipfilter_program
		 (str) Path to ipf(8) (default /sbin/ipf).

     ipfilter_rules
		 (str) Set to /etc/ipf.rules by	default.  This variable	con-
		 tains the name	of the filter rule definition file.  The file
		 is expected to	be readable for	the ipf(8) command to execute.

     ipv6_ipfilter_rules
		 (str) Set to /etc/ipf6.rules by default.  This	variable con-
		 tains the IPv6	filter rule definition file.  The file is ex-
		 pected	to be readable for the ipf(8) command to execute.

     ipfilter_flags
		 (str) Empty by	default.  This variable	contains flags passed
		 to the	ipf(8) program.

     ipnat_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Set it	to "YES" to enable
		 ipnat(1) network address translation.	See ipfilter_enable
		 for a detailed	discussion.

     ipnat_program
		 (str) Path to ipnat(1)	(default /sbin/ipnat).

     ipnat_rules
		 (str) Set to /etc/ipnat.rules by default.  This variable con-
		 tains the name	of the file holding the	network	address	trans-
		 lation	definition.  This file is expected to be readable for
		 the ipnat(1) command to execute.

     ipnat_flags
		 (str) Empty by	default.  This variable	contains flags passed
		 to the	ipnat(1) program.

     ipmon_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Set it	to "YES" to enable
		 ipmon(8) monitoring (logging ipf(8) and ipnat(1) events).
		 Setting this variable needs setting ipfilter_enable or
		 ipnat_enable too.  See	ipfilter_enable	for a detailed discus-
		 sion.

     ipmon_program
		 (str) Path to ipmon(8)	(default /sbin/ipmon).

     ipmon_flags
		 (str) Set to "-Ds" by default.	 This variable contains	flags
		 passed	to the ipmon(8)	program.  Another typical example
		 would be "-D /var/log/ipflog" to have ipmon(8)	log directly
		 to a file bypassing syslogd(8).  Make sure to adjust
		 /etc/newsyslog.conf in	such case like this:

		 /var/log/ipflog  640  10  100	*  Z  /var/run/ipmon.pid

     ipfs_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Set it	to "YES" to enable
		 ipfs(8) saving	the filter and NAT state tables	during shut-
		 down and reloading them during	startup	again.	Setting	this
		 variable needs	setting	ipfilter_enable	or ipnat_enable	to
		 "YES" too.  See ipfilter_enable for a detailed	discussion.
		 Note that if kern_securelevel is set to 3, ipfs_enable	cannot
		 be used because the raised securelevel	will prevent ipfs(8)
		 from saving the state tables at shutdown time.

     ipfs_program
		 (str) Path to ipfs(8) (default	/sbin/ipfs).

     ipfs_flags	 (str) Empty by	default.  This variable	contains flags passed
		 to the	ipfs(8)	program.

     pf_enable	 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Setting this to "YES" enables
		 pf(4) packet filtering.

		 Typical usage will require putting

		       pf_enable="YES"

		 into /etc/rc.conf and editing /etc/pf.conf appropriately.

		       device pf

		 builds	pf into	the kernel.  Otherwise it is loaded from a
		 module.

     pf_rules	 (str) Path to pf(4) ruleset configuration file	(default
		 /etc/pf.conf).

     pf_program	 (str) Path to pfctl(8)	(default /sbin/pfctl).

     pf_flags	 (str) If pf_enable is set to "YES", these flags are passed to
		 the pfctl(8) program when loading the ruleset.

     pflog_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Setting this to "YES" enables
		 pflogd(8) which logs packtes from the pf(4) packet filter.

     pflog_logfile
		 (str) If pflog_enable is set to "YES" this controls where
		 pflogd(8) stores the logfile (default /var/log/pflog).	 Check
		 /etc/newsyslog.conf to	adjust logfile rotation	for this.

     pflog_program
		 (str) Path to pflogd(8) (default /sbin/pflogd).

     pflog_flags
		 (str) Empty by	default.  This variable	contains additional
		 flags passed to the pflogd(8) program.

     tcp_extensions
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" by	default.  Setting this to "NO" dis-
		 ables certain TCP options as described	by RFC 1323.  Setting
		 this to "NO" might help remedy	such problems with connections
		 as randomly hanging or	other weird behavior.  Some network
		 devices are known to be broken	with respect to	these options.

     log_in_vain
		 (int) Set to 0	by default.  The sysctl(8) variables,
		 net.inet.tcp.log_in_vain and net.inet.udp.log_in_vain,	as de-
		 scribed in tcp(4) and udp(4), are set to the given value.

     tcp_keepalive
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" by	default.  Setting to "NO" will disable
		 probing idle TCP connections to verify	that the peer is still
		 up and	reachable.

     tcp_drop_synfin
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Setting to "YES" will cause
		 the kernel to ignore TCP frames that have both	the SYN	and
		 FIN flags set.	 This prevents OS fingerprinting, but may
		 break some legitimate applications.  This option is only
		 available if the kernel was built with	the TCP_DROP_SYNFIN
		 option.

     icmp_drop_redirect
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Setting to "YES" will cause
		 the kernel to ignore ICMP REDIRECT packets.  Refer to icmp(4)
		 for more information.

     icmp_log_redirect
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Setting to "YES" will cause
		 the kernel to log ICMP	REDIRECT packets.  Note	that the log
		 messages are not rate-limited,	so this	option should only be
		 used for troubleshooting networks.  Refer to icmp(4) for more
		 information.

     icmp_bmcastecho
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	respond	to broadcast or	multicast ICMP
		 ping packets.	Refer to icmp(4) for more information.

     ip_portrange_first
		 (int) If not set to "NO", this	is the first port in the de-
		 fault portrange.  Refer to ip(4) for more information.

     ip_portrange_last
		 (int) If not set to "NO", this	is the last port in the	de-
		 fault portrange.  Refer to ip(4) for more information.

     network_interfaces
		 (str) Set to the list of network interfaces to	configure on
		 this host.  For example, if the only network devices in the
		 system	are the	loopback device	(lo0) and a NIC	using the
		 ed(4) driver, this could be set to "lo0 ed0".	An
		 ifconfig_<interface> variable is also assumed to exist	for
		 each value of interface.  It is also possible to add IP alias
		 entries here in cases where multiple IP addresses registered
		 against a single interface are	desired.  Assuming that	the
		 interface in question was ed0,	it might look something	like
		 this:

		 ifconfig_ed0_alias0="inet 127.0.0.253 netmask 0xffffffff"
		 ifconfig_ed0_alias1="inet 127.0.0.254 netmask 0xffffffff"

		 And so	on.  For each ifconfig_<interface>_alias<n> entry that
		 is found, its contents	are passed to ifconfig(8).  Execution
		 stops at the first unsuccessful access, so if something like
		 this is present:

		 ifconfig_ed0_alias0="inet 127.0.0.251 netmask 0xffffffff"
		 ifconfig_ed0_alias1="inet 127.0.0.252 netmask 0xffffffff"
		 ifconfig_ed0_alias2="inet 127.0.0.253 netmask 0xffffffff"
		 ifconfig_ed0_alias4="inet 127.0.0.254 netmask 0xffffffff"

		 Then note that	alias4 would not be added since	the search
		 would stop with the missing alias3 entry.

		 If the	/etc/start_if.<interface> file is present, it is read
		 and executed by the sh(1) interpreter before configuring the
		 interface as specified	in the ifconfig_<interface> and
		 ifconfig_<interface>_alias<n> variables.

		 It is possible	to bring up an interface with DHCP by setting
		 the ifconfig_<interface> variable to "DHCP".  For instance,
		 to initialize the ed0 device via DHCP,	it is possible to use
		 something like:

		 ifconfig_ed0="DHCP"

     ipv6_network_interfaces
		 (str) This is the IPv6	equivalent of network_interfaces.  In-
		 stead of setting the ifconfig variables as
		 ifconfig_<interface> they should be set as
		 ipv6_ifconfig_<interface>.  Aliases should be set as
		 ipv6_ifconfig_<interface>_alias<n>.  ipv6_prefix_<interface>
		 does something.  Interfaces that do not have a
		 ipv6_ifconfig_<interface> setting will	be auto	configured by
		 rtsol(8) if the ipv6_gateway_enable is	set to "NO".  Note
		 that the IPv6 networking code does not	support	the
		 /etc/start_if.<interface> files.

     ipv6_default_interface
		 (str) If not set to "NO", this	is the default output inter-
		 face for scoped addresses.  Now this works only for IPv6 link
		 local multicast addresses.

     cloned_interfaces
		 (str) Set to the list of clonable network interfaces to cre-
		 ate on	this host.  Entries in cloned_interfaces are automati-
		 cally appended	to network_interfaces for configuration.

     gif_interfaces
		 (str) Set to the list of gif(4) tunnel	interfaces to config-
		 ure on	this host.  A gifconfig_<interface> variable is	as-
		 sumed to exist	for each value of interface.  The value	of
		 this variable is used to configure the	link layer of the tun-
		 nel according to the syntax of	the tunnel option to
		 ifconfig(8).  Additionally, this option ensures that each
		 listed	interface is created via the create option to
		 ifconfig(8) before attempting to configure it.

     sppp_interfaces
		 (str) Set to the list of sppp(4) interfaces to	configure on
		 this host.  A spppconfig_<interface> variable is assumed to
		 exist for each	value of interface.  Each interface should
		 also be configured by a general ifconfig_<interface> setting.
		 Refer to spppcontrol(8) for more information about available
		 options.

     ppp_enable	 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the ppp(8)	daemon.

     ppp_mode	 (str) Mode in which to	run the	ppp(8) daemon.	Accepted modes
		 are "auto", "ddial", "direct" and "dedicated".	 See the man-
		 ual for a full	description.

     ppp_nat	 (bool)	If set to "YES", enables network address translation.
		 Used in conjunction with gateway_enable allows	hosts on pri-
		 vate network addresses	access to the Internet using this host
		 as a network address translating router.

     ppp_profile
		 (str) The name	of the profile to use from /etc/ppp/ppp.conf.

     ppp_user	 (str) The name	of the user under which	ppp(8) should be
		 started.  By default, ppp(8) is started as "root".

     rc_conf_files
		 (str) This option is used to specify a	list of	files that
		 will override the settings in /etc/defaults/rc.conf.  The
		 files will be read in the order in which they are specified
		 and should include the	full path to the file.	By default,
		 the files specified are /etc/rc.conf and /etc/rc.conf.local

     gbde_autoattach_all
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", /etc/rc.d/gbde	will attempt to	auto-
		 matically initialize your .bde	devices	in /etc/fstab.

     gbde_devices
		 (str) List the	devices	that the script	should try to attach,
		 or "AUTO".

     gbde_lockdir
		 (str) The directory where the gbde(4) lockfiles are located.
		 The default lockfile directory	is /etc.

		 The lockfile for each individual gbde(4) device can be	over-
		 ridden	by setting the variable	gbde_lock_<device>, where
		 device	is the encrypted device	without	the "/dev/" and	".bde"
		 parts.

     gbde_attach_attempts
		 (int) Number of times to attempt attaching to a gbde(4) de-
		 vice, i.e. how	many times the user is asked for the pass-
		 phrase.  Default is 3.

     gbde_swap_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", any .bde swap devices listed in
		 /etc/fstab will be initialized	with a random, one-shot	key.
		 Note that this	makes recovery of kernel dumps impossible.

     root_rw_mount
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" by	default.  After	the file systems are
		 checked at boot time, the root	filesystem is remounted	as
		 read-write if this is set to "YES".  Diskless systems that
		 mount their filesystem	from a read-only remote	NFS share
		 should	set this to "NO" in their rc.conf.

     fsck_y_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", fsck(8) will be run with the -y flag
		 if the	initial	preen of the file systems fails.

     background_fsck
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", the system will attempt to run
		 fsck(8) in the	background where possible.

     background_fsck_delay
		 (int) The amount of time in seconds to	sleep before starting
		 a background fsck(8).	It defaults to sixty seconds to	allow
		 large applications such as the	X server to start before disk
		 I/O bandwidth is monopolized by fsck(8).

     netfs_types
		 (str) List of file system types that are network-based.  This
		 list should generally not be modified by end users.  Use
		 extra_netfs_types instead.

     extra_netfs_types
		 (str) If set to something other than "NO" (the	default), this
		 variable extends the list of file system types	for which au-
		 tomatic mounting at startup by	rc(8) should be	delayed	until
		 the network is	initialized.  It should	contain	a whitespace-
		 separated list	of network file	system descriptor pairs, each
		 consisting of a file system type as passed to mount(8)	and a
		 human-readable, one-word description, joined with a colon
		 (`:').	 Extending the default list in this way	is only	neces-
		 sary when third party file system types are used.

     syslogd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the syslogd(8) daemon.

     syslogd_program
		 (str) Path to syslogd(8) (default /usr/sbin/syslogd).

     syslogd_flags
		 (str) If syslogd_enable is set	to "YES", these	are the	flags
		 to pass to syslogd(8).

     inetd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the inetd(8) daemon.

     inetd_program
		 (str) Path to inetd(8)	(default /usr/sbin/inetd).

     inetd_flags
		 (str) If inetd_enable is set to "YES",	these are the flags to
		 pass to inetd(8).

     named_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the named(8) daemon.

     named_program
		 (str) Path to named(8)	(default /usr/sbin/named).

     named_flags
		 (str) If named_enable is set to "YES",	these are the flags to
		 pass to named(8).

     named_pidfile
		 (str) This is the default path	to the named(8)	daemon's PID
		 file.	Change it if you change	the location in	named.conf(5).

     named_chrootdir
		 (str) The root	directory for a	name server run	in a chroot(8)
		 environment (default /var/named).  If left empty named(8)
		 will not be run in a chroot(8)	environment.

     named_chroot_autoupdate
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" to disable automatic update	of the
		 chroot(8) environment.

     named_symlink_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" to disable symlinking of daemon's PID file
		 into the chroot(8) environment.

     kerberos5_server_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	start a	Kerberos 5 authentication
		 server	at boot	time.

     kerberos5_server
		 (str) If kerberos5_server_enable is set to "YES" this is the
		 path to Kerberos 5 Authentication Server.

     kadmind5_server_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	start kadmind(8), the Kerberos 5 Ad-
		 ministration Daemon; set to "NO" on a slave server.

     kadmind5_server
		 (str) If kadmind5_server_enable is set	to "YES" this is the
		 path to Kerberos 5 Administration Daemon.

     kpasswdd_server_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	start kpasswdd(8), the Kerberos	5
		 Password-Changing Daemon; set to "NO" on a slave server.

     kpasswdd_server
		 (str) If kpasswdd_server_enable is set	to "YES" this is the
		 path to Kerberos 5 Password-Changing Daemon.

     rwhod_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the rwhod(8) daemon at boot time.

     rwhod_flags
		 (str) If rwhod_enable is set to "YES",	these are the flags to
		 pass to it.

     amd_enable	 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the amd(8)	daemon at boot time.

     amd_flags	 (str) If amd_enable is	set to "YES", these are	the flags to
		 pass to it.  See the amd(8) manpage for more information.

     amd_map_program
		 (str) If set, the specified program is	run to get the list of
		 amd(8)	maps.  For example, if the amd(8) maps are stored in
		 NIS, one can set this to run ypcat(1) to get a	list of	amd(8)
		 maps from the amd.master NIS map.

     update_motd
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", /etc/motd will	be updated at boot
		 time to reflect the kernel release being run.	If set to
		 "NO", /etc/motd will not be updated.

     nfs_client_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the NFS client daemons at boot
		 time.

     nfs_access_cache
		 (int) If nfs_client_enable is set to "YES", this can be set
		 to "0"	to disable NFS ACCESS RPC caching, or to the number of
		 seconds for which NFS ACCESS results should be	cached.	 A
		 value of 2-10 seconds will substantially reduce network traf-
		 fic for many NFS operations.

     nfs_server_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the NFS server daemons at boot
		 time.

     nfs_server_flags
		 (str) If nfs_server_enable is set to "YES", these are the
		 flags to pass to the nfsd(8) daemon.

     mountd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", and no	nfs_server_enable is set,
		 start mountd(8), but not nfsd(8) daemon.  It is commonly
		 needed	to run CFS without real	NFS used.

     mountd_flags
		 (str) If mountd_enable	is set to "YES", these are the flags
		 to pass to the	mountd(8) daemon.

     weak_mountd_authentication
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", allow services	like PCNFSD to make
		 non-privileged	mount requests.

     nfs_reserved_port_only
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", provide NFS services only on a	secure
		 port.

     nfs_bufpackets
		 (int) If set to a number, indicates the number	of packets
		 worth of socket buffer	space to reserve on an NFS client.
		 The kernel default is typically 4.  Using a higher number may
		 be useful on gigabit networks to improve performance.	The
		 minimum value is 2 and	the maximum is 64.

     rpc_lockd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES"	and also an NFS	server,	run
		 rpc.lockd(8) at boot time.

     rpc_statd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES"	and also an NFS	server,	run
		 rpc.statd(8) at boot time.

     rpcbind_program
		 (str) Path to rpcbind(8) (default /usr/sbin/rpcbind).

     rpcbind_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the rpcbind(8) service at boot
		 time.

     rpcbind_flags
		 (str) If rpcbind_enable is set	to "YES", these	are the	flags
		 to pass to the	rpcbind(8) daemon.

     keyserv_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the keyserv(8) daemon on boot for
		 running Secure	RPC.

     keyserv_flags
		 (str) If keyserv_enable is set	to "YES", these	are the	flags
		 to pass to keyserv(8) daemon.

     pppoed_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the pppoed(8) daemon at boot time
		 to provide PPP	over Ethernet services.

     pppoed_provider
		 (str) pppoed(8) listens to requests to	this provider and ul-
		 timately runs ppp(8) with a system argument of	the same name.

     pppoed_flags
		 (str) Additional flags	to pass	to pppoed(8).

     pppoed_interface
		 (str) The network interface to	run pppoed(8) on.  This	is
		 mandatory when	pppoed_enable is set to	"YES".

     timed_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the timed(8) service at boot
		 time.	This command is	intended for networks of machines
		 where a consistent "network time" for all hosts must be es-
		 tablished.  This is often useful in large NFS environments
		 where time stamps on files are	expected to be consistent net-
		 work-wide.

     timed_flags
		 (str) If timed_enable is set to "YES",	these are the flags to
		 pass to the timed(8) service.

     ntpdate_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run ntpdate(8)	at system startup.
		 This command is intended to synchronize the system clock only
		 once from some	standard reference.  An	option to set this up
		 initially (from a list	of known servers) is also provided by
		 the sysinstall(8) program when	the system is first installed.

     ntpdate_hosts
		 (str) A whitespace-separated list of NTP servers to synchro-
		 nize with at startup.	The default is to use the servers
		 listed	in /etc/ntp.conf, if that file exists.

     ntpdate_program
		 (str) Path to ntpdate(8) (default /usr/sbin/ntpdate).

     ntpdate_flags
		 (str) If ntpdate_enable is set	to "YES", these	are the	flags
		 to pass to the	ntpdate(8) command (typically a	hostname).

     ntpd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the ntpd(8) command at boot time.

     ntpd_program
		 (str) Path to ntpd(8) (default	/usr/sbin/ntpd).

     ntpd_flags	 (str) If ntpd_enable is set to	"YES", these are the flags to
		 pass to the ntpd(8) daemon.

     nis_client_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the ypbind(8) service at system
		 boot time.

     nis_client_flags
		 (str) If nis_client_enable is set to "YES", these are the
		 flags to pass to the ypbind(8)	service.

     nis_ypset_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the ypset(8) daemon at system
		 boot time.

     nis_ypset_flags
		 (str) If nis_ypset_enable is set to "YES", these are the
		 flags to pass to the ypset(8) daemon.

     nis_server_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the ypserv(8) daemon at system
		 boot time.

     nis_server_flags
		 (str) If nis_server_enable is set to "YES", these are the
		 flags to pass to the ypserv(8)	daemon.

     nis_ypxfrd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the rpc.ypxfrd(8) daemon at sys-
		 tem boot time.

     nis_ypxfrd_flags
		 (str) If nis_ypxfrd_enable is set to "YES", these are the
		 flags to pass to the rpc.ypxfrd(8) daemon.

     nis_yppasswdd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the rpc.yppasswdd(8) daemon at
		 system	boot time.

     nis_yppasswdd_flags
		 (str) If nis_yppasswdd_enable is set to "YES",	these are the
		 flags to pass to the rpc.yppasswdd(8) daemon.

     rpc_ypupdated_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the rpc.ypupdated daemon at sys-
		 tem boot time.

     defaultrouter
		 (str) If not set to "NO", create a default route to this host
		 name or IP address (use an IP address if this router is also
		 required to get to the	name server!).

     ipv6_defaultrouter
		 (str) The IPv6	equivalent of defaultrouter.

     static_routes
		 (str) Set to the list of static routes	that are to be added
		 at system boot	time.  If not set to "NO" then for each	white-
		 space separated element in the	value, a route_<element> vari-
		 able is assumed to exist whose	contents will later be passed
		 to a "route add" operation.  For example:

		 static_routes="mcast gif0local"
		 route_mcast="-net 224.0.0.0/4 -iface gif0"
		 route_gif0local="-host	169.254.1.1 -iface lo0"

     ipv6_static_routes
		 (str) The IPv6	equivalent of static_routes.  If not set to
		 "NO" then for each whitespace separated element in the	value,
		 a ipv6_route_<element>	variable is assumed to exist whose
		 contents will later be	passed to a "route add -inet6" opera-
		 tion.

     natm_static_routes
		 (str) The natmip(4) equivalent	of static_routes.  If not
		 empty then for	each whitespace	separated element in the
		 value,	a route_<element> variable is assumed to exist whose
		 contents will later be	passed to a "atmconfig natm add" oper-
		 ation.

     gateway_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", configure host	to act as an IP
		 router, e.g. to forward packets between interfaces.

     ipv6_gateway_enable
		 (bool)	The IPv6 equivalent of gateway_enable.

     router_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run a routing daemon of some sort,
		 based on the settings of router and router_flags.

     ipv6_router_enable
		 (bool)	The IPv6 equivalent of router_enable.  If set to
		 "YES",	run a routing daemon of	some sort, based on the	set-
		 tings of ipv6_router and ipv6_router_flags.

     router	 (str) If router_enable	is set to "YES", this is the name of
		 the routing daemon to use.

     ipv6_router
		 (str) The IPv6	equivalent of router.

     router_flags
		 (str) If router_enable	is set to "YES", these are the flags
		 to pass to the	routing	daemon.

     ipv6_router_flags
		 (str) The IPv6	equivalent of router_flags.

     mrouted_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the multicast routing daemon,
		 mrouted(8).

     mroute6d_enable
		 (bool)	The IPv6 equivalent of mrouted_enable.	If set to
		 "YES",	run the	IPv6 multicast routing daemon.	Note that no
		 IPv6 multicast	routing	daemon is included in the FreeBSD base
		 system	but pim6dd(8) can be installed from the	FreeBSD	Ports
		 Collection.

     mrouted_flags
		 (str) If mrouted_enable is set	to "YES", these	are the	flags
		 to pass to the	mrouted(8) daemon.

     mroute6d_flags
		 (str) The IPv6	equivalent of mrouted_flags.  If
		 mroute6d_enable is set	to "YES", these	are the	flags passed
		 to the	IPv6 multicast routing daemon.

     mroute6d_program
		 (str) If mroute6d_enable is set to "YES", this	is the path to
		 the IPv6 multicast routing daemon.

     rtadvd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the rtadvd(8) daemon at boot
		 time.	rtadvd(8) will only run	if ipv6_gateway_enable is also
		 set to	"YES".	The rtadvd(8) utility sends router advertise-
		 ment packets to the interfaces	specified in rtadvd_interfaces
		 and should only be enabled with great care.  You may want to
		 fine-tune rtadvd.conf(5).

     rtadvd_interfaces
		 (str) If rtadvd_enable	is set to "YES"	this is	the list of
		 interfaces to use.

     ipxgateway_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", enable	the routing of IPX traffic.

     ipxrouted_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the IPXrouted(8) daemon at	system
		 boot time.

     ipxrouted_flags
		 (str) If ipxrouted_enable is set to "YES", these are the
		 flags to pass to the IPXrouted(8) daemon.

     arpproxy_all
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", enable	global proxy ARP.

     forward_sourceroute
		 (bool)	If set to "YES"	and gateway_enable is also set to
		 "YES",	source-routed packets are forwarded.

     accept_sourceroute
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", the system will accept	source-routed
		 packets directed at it.

     rarpd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the rarpd(8) daemon at system
		 boot time.

     rarpd_flags
		 (str) If rarpd_enable is set to "YES",	these are the flags to
		 pass to the rarpd(8) daemon.

     bootparamd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the bootparamd(8) daemon at sys-
		 tem boot time.

     bootparamd_flags
		 (str) If bootparamd_enable is set to "YES", these are the
		 flags to pass to the bootparamd(8) daemon.

     stf_interface_ipv4addr
		 (str) If not set to "NO", this	is the local IPv4 address for
		 6to4 (IPv6 over IPv4 tunneling	interface).  Specify this en-
		 try to	enable the 6to4	interface.

     stf_interface_ipv4plen
		 (int) Prefix length for 6to4 IPv4 addresses, to limit peer
		 address range.	 An effective value is 0-31.

     stf_interface_ipv6_ifid
		 (str) IPv6 interface ID for stf(4).  This can be set to
		 "AUTO".

     stf_interface_ipv6_slaid
		 (str) IPv6 Site Level Aggregator for stf(4).

     ipv6_faith_prefix
		 (str) If not set to "NO", this	is the faith prefix to enable
		 a FAITH IPv6-to-IPv4 TCP translator.  You also	need faithd(8)
		 setup.

     ipv6_ipv4mapping
		 (bool)	If set to "YES"	this enables IPv4 mapped IPv6 address
		 communication (like ::ffff:a.b.c.d).

     atm_enable	 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	enable the configuration of ATM	inter-
		 faces at system boot time.  For all of	the ATM	variables de-
		 scribed below,	please refer to	the atm(8) man page for	fur-
		 ther details on the available command parameters.  Also refer
		 to the	files in /usr/share/examples/atm for more detailed
		 configuration information.

     atm_load	 (str) This is a list of physical ATM interface	drivers	to
		 load.	Typical	values are "hfa_pci" and/or "hea_pci".

     atm_netif_<intf>
		 (str) For the ATM physical interface intf, this variable de-
		 fines the name	prefix and count for the ATM network inter-
		 faces to be created.  The value will be passed	as the parame-
		 ters of an "atm set netif intf" command.

     atm_sigmgr_<intf>
		 (str) For the ATM physical interface intf, this variable de-
		 fines the ATM signalling manager to be	used.  The value will
		 be passed as the parameters of	an "atm	attach intf" command.

     atm_prefix_<intf>
		 (str) For the ATM physical interface intf, this variable de-
		 fines the NSAP	prefix for interfaces using a UNI signalling
		 manager.  If set to "ILMI", the prefix	will automatically be
		 set via the ilmid(8) daemon.  Otherwise, the value will be
		 passed	as the parameters of an	"atm set prefix	intf" command.

     atm_macaddr_<intf>
		 (str) For the ATM physical interface intf, this variable de-
		 fines the MAC address for interfaces using a UNI signalling
		 manager.  If set to "NO", the hardware	MAC address contained
		 in the	ATM interface card will	be used.  Otherwise, the value
		 will be passed	as the parameters of an	"atm set mac intf"
		 command.

     atm_arpserver_<netif>
		 (str) For the ATM network interface netif, this variable de-
		 fines the ATM address for a host which	is to provide ATMARP
		 service.  This	variable is only applicable to interfaces us-
		 ing a UNI signalling manager.	If set to "local", this	host
		 will become an	ATMARP server.	The value will be passed as
		 the parameters	of an "atm set arpserver netif"	command.

     atm_scsparp_<netif>
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", SCSP/ATMARP service for the network
		 interface netif will be initiated using the scspd(8) and
		 atmarpd(8) daemons.  This variable is only applicable if
		 atm_arpserver_<netif> is set to "local".

     atm_pvcs	 (str) Set to the list of ATM PVCs to be added at system boot
		 time.	For each whitespace separated element in the value, an
		 atm_pvc_<element> variable is assumed to exist.  The value of
		 each of these variables will be passed	as the parameters of
		 an "atm add pvc" command.

     atm_arps	 (str) Set to the list of permanent ATM	ARP entries to be
		 added at system boot time.  For each whitespace separated
		 element in the	value, an atm_arp_<element> variable is	as-
		 sumed to exist.  The value of each of these variables will be
		 passed	as the parameters of an	"atm add arp" command.

     natm_interfaces
		 (str) Set to the list of natm(4) interfaces that will also be
		 used for HARP through harp(4).	 If this list is not empty all
		 interfaces in the list	will be	brought	up with	ifconfig(8)
		 and harp(4) will be loaded.  For this to work the interface
		 drivers must be either	compiled into the kernel or must re-
		 side on the root partition.

     keybell	 (str) The keyboard bell sound.	 Set to	"normal", "visual",
		 "off",	or "NO"	if the default behavior	is desired.  For de-
		 tails,	refer to the kbdcontrol(1) manpage.

     keyboard	 (str) If set to a non-null string, the	virtual	console's key-
		 board input is	set to this device.

     keymap	 (str) If set to "NO", no keymap is installed, otherwise the
		 value is used to install the keymap file in
		 /usr/share/syscons/keymaps/<value>.kbd.

     keyrate	 (str) The keyboard repeat speed.  Set to "slow", "normal",
		 "fast", or "NO" if the	default	behavior is desired.

     keychange	 (str) If not set to "NO", attempt to program the function
		 keys with the value.  The value should	be a single string of
		 the form: "funkey_number new_value [funkey_number new_value
		 ...]".

     cursor	 (str) Can be set to the value of "normal", "blink",
		 "destructive",	or "NO"	to set the cursor behavior explicitly
		 or choose the default behavior.

     scrnmap	 (str) If set to "NO", no screen map is	installed, otherwise
		 the value is used to install the screen map file in
		 /usr/share/syscons/scrnmaps/<value>.

     font8x16	 (str) If set to "NO", the default 8x16	font value is used for
		 screen	size requests, otherwise the value in
		 /usr/share/syscons/fonts/<value> is used.

     font8x14	 (str) If set to "NO", the default 8x14	font value is used for
		 screen	size requests, otherwise the value in
		 /usr/share/syscons/fonts/<value> is used.

     font8x8	 (str) If set to "NO", the default 8x8 font value is used for
		 screen	size requests, otherwise the value in
		 /usr/share/syscons/fonts/<value> is used.

     blanktime	 (int) If set to "NO", the default screen blanking interval is
		 used, otherwise it is set to value seconds.

     saver	 (str) If not set to "NO", this	is the actual screen saver to
		 use (blank, snake, daemon, etc).

     moused_enable
		 (str) If set to "YES",	the moused(8) daemon is	started	for
		 doing cut/paste selection on the console.

     moused_type
		 (str) This is the protocol type of the	mouse connected	to
		 this host.  This variable must	be set if moused_enable	is set
		 to "YES".  The	moused(8) daemon is able to detect the appro-
		 priate	mouse type automatically in many cases.	 Set this
		 variable to "auto" to let the daemon detect it, or select one
		 from the following list if the	automatic detection fails.

		 If the	mouse is attached to the PS/2 mouse port, choose
		 "auto"	or "ps/2", regardless of the brand and model of	the
		 mouse.	 Likewise, if the mouse	is attached to the bus mouse
		 port, choose "auto" or	"busmouse".  All other protocols are
		 for serial mice and will not work with	the PS/2 and bus mice.
		 If this is a USB mouse, "auto"	is the only protocol type
		 which will work.

		 microsoft	 Microsoft mouse (serial)
		 intellimouse	 Microsoft IntelliMouse	(serial)
		 mousesystems	 Mouse systems Corp. mouse (serial)
		 mmseries	 MM Series mouse (serial)
		 logitech	 Logitech mouse	(serial)
		 busmouse	 A bus mouse
		 mouseman	 Logitech MouseMan and TrackMan	(serial)
		 glidepoint	 ALPS GlidePoint (serial)
		 thinkingmouse	 Kensington ThinkingMouse (serial)
		 ps/2		 PS/2 mouse
		 mmhittab	 MM HitTablet (serial)
		 x10mouseremote	 X10 MouseRemote (serial)
		 versapad	 Interlink VersaPad (serial)

		 Even if the mouse is not in the above list, it	may be compat-
		 ible with one in the list.  Refer to the man page for
		 moused(8) for compatibility information.

		 It should also	be noted that while this is enabled, any other
		 client	of the mouse (such as an X server) should access the
		 mouse through the virtual mouse device, /dev/sysmouse,	and
		 configure it as a "sysmouse" type mouse, since	all mouse data
		 is converted to this single canonical format when using
		 moused(8).  If	the client program does	not support the
		 "sysmouse" type, specify the "mousesystems" type.  It is the
		 second	preferred type.

     moused_port
		 (str) If moused_enable	is set to "YES", this is the actual
		 port the mouse	is on.	It might be /dev/cuaa0 for a COM1 se-
		 rial mouse, /dev/psm0 for a PS/2 mouse	or /dev/mse0 for a bus
		 mouse,	for example.

     moused_flags
		 (str) If moused_type is set, these are	the additional flags
		 to pass to the	moused(8) daemon.

     mousechar_start
		 (int) If set to "NO", the default mouse cursor	character
		 range 0xd0-0xd3 is used, otherwise the	range start is set to
		 value character, see vidcontrol(1).  Use if the default range
		 is occupied in	the language code table.

     allscreens_flags
		 (str) If set, vidcontrol(1) is	run with these options for
		 each of the virtual terminals (/dev/ttyv*).  For example, "-m
		 on" will enable the mouse pointer on all virtual terminals if
		 moused_enable is set to "YES".

     allscreens_kbdflags
		 (str) If set, kbdcontrol(1) is	run with these options for
		 each of the virtual terminals (/dev/ttyv*).  For example, "-h
		 200" will set the syscons(4) scrollback (history) buffer to
		 200 lines.

     cron_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the cron(8) daemon	at system boot
		 time.

     cron_program
		 (str) Path to cron(8) (default	/usr/sbin/cron).

     cron_flags	 (str) If cron_enable is set to	"YES", these are the flags to
		 pass to cron(8).

     cron_dst	 (bool)	If set to "YES", enable	the special handling of	tran-
		 sitions to and	from the Daylight Saving Time in cron(8)
		 (equivalent to	using the flag -s).

     lpd_program
		 (str) Path to lpd(8) (default /usr/sbin/lpd).

     lpd_enable	 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the lpd(8)	daemon at system boot
		 time.

     lpd_flags	 (str) If lpd_enable is	set to "YES", these are	the flags to
		 pass to the lpd(8) daemon.

     mta_start_script
		 (str) This variable specifies the full	path to	the script to
		 run to	start a	mail transfer agent.  The default is
		 /etc/rc.sendmail.  The	sendmail_* variables which
		 /etc/rc.sendmail uses are documented in the rc.sendmail(8)
		 man page.

     dumpdev	 (str) Indicates the device (usually a swap partition) to
		 which a crash dump should be written in the event of a	system
		 crash.	 The value of this variable is passed as the argument
		 to dumpon(8).	To disable crash dumps,	set this variable to
		 "NO".

     dumpdir	 (str) When the	system reboots after a crash and a crash dump
		 is found on the device	specified by the dumpdev variable,
		 savecore(8) will save that crash dump and a copy of the ker-
		 nel to	the directory specified	by the dumpdir variable.  The
		 default value is /var/crash.  Set to "NO" to not run
		 savecore(8) at	boot time when dumpdir is set.

     savecore_flags
		 (str) If crash	dumps are enabled, these are the flags to pass
		 to the	savecore(8) utility.

     enable_quotas
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	turn on	user disk quotas on system
		 startup via the quotaon(8) command.

     check_quotas
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	enable user disk quota checking	via
		 the quotacheck(8) command.

     accounting_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	enable system accounting through the
		 accton(8) facility.

     ibcs2_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	enable iBCS2 (SCO) binary emulation at
		 system	initial	boot time.

     ibcs2_loaders
		 (str) If not set to "NO" and if ibcs2_enable is set to	"YES",
		 this specifies	a list of additional iBCS2 loaders to enable.

     linux_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	enable Linux/ELF binary	emulation at
		 system	initial	boot time.

     osf1_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	enable OSF/1 (Digital UNIX) binary em-
		 ulation at system initial boot	time.  (alpha)

     svr4_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", enable	SysVR4 emulation at boot time.

     sysvipc_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", load System V IPC primitives at boot
		 time.

     clear_tmp_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	have /tmp cleaned at startup.

     ldconfig_paths
		 (str) Set to the list of shared library paths to use with
		 ldconfig(8).  NOTE: /usr/lib will always be added first, so
		 it need not appear in this list.

     ldconfig_paths_aout
		 (str) Set to the list of shared library paths to use with
		 ldconfig(8) legacy a.out(5) support.

     ldconfig_insecure
		 (bool)	The ldconfig(8)	utility	normally refuses to use	direc-
		 tories	which are writable by anyone except root.  Set this
		 variable to "YES" to disable that security check during sys-
		 tem startup.

     kern_securelevel_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	set the	kernel security	level at sys-
		 tem startup.

     kern_securelevel
		 (int) The kernel security level to set	at startup.  The al-
		 lowed range of	value ranges from -1 (the compile time de-
		 fault)	to 3 (the most secure).	 See init(8) for the list of
		 possible security levels and their effect on system opera-
		 tion.

     lomac_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	enable Low Watermark Mandatory Access
		 Control (LOMAC) at boot time.	This security model enforces
		 integrity constraints for system processes; see lomac(4) for
		 a complete description	of the LOMAC model, as well as its im-
		 pact on system	operation.

     start_vinum
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	start vinum(8) at system boot time.

     sshd_program
		 (str) Path to the SSH server program (/usr/sbin/sshd is the
		 default).

     sshd_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	start sshd(8) at system	boot time.

     sshd_flags	 (str) If sshd_enable is set to	"YES", these are the flags to
		 pass to the sshd(8) daemon.

     usbd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", run the usbd(8) daemon	at boot	time.

     usbd_flags	 (str) If usbd_enable is set to	"YES", these are the flags
		 passed	to the usbd(8) daemon.

     watchdogd_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", start the watchdogd(8)	daemon at boot
		 time.	This requires that the kernel have been	compiled with
		 a watchdog(4) compatible device.

     watchdogd_flags
		 (str) If watchdogd_enable is set to "YES", these are the
		 flags passed to the watchdogd(8) daemon.

     jail_enable
		 (bool)	If set to "NO",	any configured jails will not be
		 started.

     jail_list	 (str) A space separated list of names for jails.  This	is
		 purely	a configuration	aid to help identify and configure
		 multiple jails.  The names specified in this list will	be
		 used to identify settings common to an	instance of a jail.
		 Assuming that the jail	in question was	named vjail, you would
		 have the following dependant variables:

		 jail_vjail_hostname="jail.example.com"
		 jail_vjail_ip="192.168.1.100"
		 jail_vjail_rootdir="/var/jails/vjail/root"
		 jail_vjail_exec="/bin/sh /etc/rc"

		 The last one is optional.  It defaults	to /etc/rc if it is
		 not set.

     jail_set_hostname_allow
		 (bool)	If set to "NO",	do not allow the root user in a	jail
		 to set	its hostname.

     jail_socket_unixiproute_only
		 (bool)	If set to "NO",	do not allow any protocol, besides
		 TCP/IP, to be used within a jail.

     jail_sysvipc_allow
		 (bool)	If set to "YES", allow applications within a jail to
		 use System V IPC.

     unaligned_print
		 (bool)	If set to "NO",	unaligned access warnings will not be
		 printed.  (alpha)

     isdn_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 When set to "YES", starts the
		 isdnd(8) daemon at system boot	time.

     isdn_flags	 (str) Set to "-dn -d0x1f9" by default.	 Additional flags to
		 pass to isdnd(8) (but see isdn_fsdev and isdn_ttype for cer-
		 tain tunable parameters).

     isdn_ttype	 (str) Set to "cons25" by default.  The	terminal type of the
		 output	device when isdnd(8) operates in full-screen mode.

     isdn_screenflags
		 (str) Set to "NO" by default.	The video mode for full-screen
		 mode (only for	syscons(4) console driver, see vidcontrol(1)
		 for valid modes).

     isdn_fsdev	 (str) Set to "NO" by default.	The output device for isdnd(8)
		 in full-screen	mode (or "NO" for daemon mode).

     isdn_trace	 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 When set to "YES", enables
		 the ISDN protocol trace utility isdntrace(8) at system	boot
		 time.

     isdn_traceflags
		 (str) Set to "-f /var/tmp/isdntrace0" by default.  Flags for
		 isdntrace(8).

     pcvt_verbose
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 When set to "YES", verbose
		 messages about	the actions done by the	start script are dis-
		 played.  Note:	the pcvt(4) driver must	be compiled into the
		 kernel	before the pcvt(4) related options described here take
		 any effect.

     pcvt_keymap
		 (str) Set to "NO" by default.	Use this to configure a	na-
		 tional	keyboard mapping found in the
		 /usr/share/misc/keycap.pcvt file of keyboard mappings.	 (See
		 also the manual pages keycap(5) and keycap(3) for usage of
		 pcvt(4)'s keycap database and the manual page kcon(1) option
		 -m for	national keyboard mapping configuration.)

     pcvt_keydel
		 (int) Set to "NO" by default.	Used to	set the	keyboard key
		 repeat	delay value.  Valid values are in the range 0..3 for
		 delay values of 250, 500, 750 and 1000	msec.  (See also the
		 kcon(1) manual	page.)

     pcvt_keyrate
		 (int) Set to "NO" by default.	Used to	set the	keyboard key
		 repetition rate value.	 Valid values are in the range 0..31
		 for repetition	values of 2..30	characters per second.

     pcvt_keyrepeat
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Set to	"YES" to enable	auto-
		 matic keyboard	key repeating.

     pcvt_force24
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Set to	"YES" to force pcvt(4)
		 to use	24 lines only (in 25 lines mode) for compatibility
		 with the original VT220 terminal.

     pcvt_hpext	 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Set to	"YES" to enable	the
		 display and functionality of function key labels (as found on
		 Hewlett-Packard terminals such	as the HP2392A and the
		 HP700/92 in ANSI mode).

     pcvt_lines	 (int) Set to "NO" by default resulting	in a value of 25.
		 Used to set the number	of lines on the	screen.	 For VGA dis-
		 plays,	valid values are 25, 28, 40 and	50 lines.  (See	also
		 the scon(1) manual page.)

     pcvt_blanktime
		 (int) Set to "NO" by default.	Used to	set the	screen saver
		 timeout in seconds for	values greater than zero.

     pcvt_cursorh
		 (int) Set to "NO" by default.	Used to	set the	cursor top
		 scanline.  (See also the cursor(1) manual page.)

     pcvt_cursorl
		 (int) Set to "NO" by default.	Used to	set the	cursor bottom
		 scanline.

     pcvt_monohigh
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" by default.	 Set to	"YES" to set intensity
		 to high on monochrome monitors.  (See also the	scon(1)	manual
		 page, option -p, for more information on changing VGA palette
		 values.)

     harvest_interrupt
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	use hardware interrupts	as an entropy
		 source.  Refer	to random(4) for more information.

     harvest_ethernet
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	use LAN	traffic	as an entropy source.
		 Refer to random(4) for	more information.

     harvest_p_to_p
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	use serial line	traffic	as an entropy
		 source.  Refer	to random(4) for more information.

     entropy_dir
		 (str) Set to "NO" to disable caching entropy via cron(8).
		 Otherwise set to the directory	used to	store entropy files
		 in.

     entropy_file
		 (str) Set to "NO" to disable caching entropy through reboots.
		 Otherwise set to the filename used to store cached entropy
		 through reboots.  This	file should be located on the root
		 file system to	seed the random(4) device as early as possible
		 in the	boot process.

     entropy_save_sz
		 (int) Size of the entropy cache files saved by	save-entropy
		 periodically.

     entropy_save_num
		 (int) Number of entropy cache files to	save by	save-entropy
		 periodically.

     ipsec_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	run setkey(8) on ipsec_file at boot
		 time.

     ipsec_file	 (str) Configuration file for setkey(8).

     dmesg_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	save dmesg(8) to /var/run/dmesg.boot
		 on boot.

     rcshutdown_timeout
		 (int) If set, start a watchdog	timer in the background	which
		 will terminate	rc.shutdown if shutdown(8) has not completed
		 within	the specified time (in seconds).

     virecover_enable
		 (bool)	Set to "NO" to prevent the system from trying to re-
		 cover pre-maturely terminated vi(1) sessions.

     ugidfw_enable
		 "NO" Load the mac_bsdextended(4) module upon system initial-
		 ization and load a default ruleset file.

     bsdextended_script
		 "/etc/rc.bsdextended" The default mac_bsdextended(4) ruleset
		 file to load.

     swapoff	 (bool)	Set to "YES" to	remove swap partitions upon shutdown.

     ramdisk_units
		 (str) A list of one or	more ramdisk units to configure	with
		 mdconfig(8) and newfs(8) in time to be	mounted	from fstab(5).
		 Each listed unit X must specify at least a type in a
		 ramdisk_<X>_config variable.

     ramdisk_<X>_config
		 (str) Arguments to mdconfig(8)	for ramdisk X.	At minimum a
		 -t type must be specified, where type must be one of malloc
		 or swap.

     ramdisk_<X>_newfs
		 (str) Optional	arguments passed to newfs(8) to	initialize
		 ramdisk X.

     ramdisk_<X>_owner
		 (str) An ownership specification passed to chown(8) after the
		 specified ramdisk unit	X has been mounted.  Both the md(4)
		 device	and the	mount point will be changed.

     ramdisk_<X>_perms
		 (str) A mode string passed to chmod(1)	after the specified
		 ramdisk unit X	has been mounted.  Both	the md(4) device and
		 the mount point will be changed.

FILES
     /etc/defaults/rc.conf
     /etc/rc.conf
     /etc/rc.conf.local

SEE ALSO
     catman(1),	chmod(1), gdb(1), info(1), kbdcontrol(1), makewhatis(1),
     vi(1), vidcontrol(1), ip(4), kld(4), tcp(4), udp(4), exports(5), motd(5),
     newsyslog.conf(5),	accton(8), amd(8), apm(8), atm(8), chown(8), cron(8),
     dhclient(8), ifconfig(8), inetd(8), isdnd(8), isdntrace(8), kldxref(8),
     lpd(8), mdconfig(8), mountd(8), moused(8),	mrouted(8), named(8),
     newfs(8), nfsd(8),	ntpd(8), ntpdate(8), pcnfsd(8),	quotacheck(8),
     quotaon(8), rc(8),	rc.sendmail(8),	route(8), routed(8), rpcbind(8),
     rpc.lockd(8), rpc.statd(8), rwhod(8), savecore(8),	sshd(8), swapon(8),
     sysctl(8),	syslogd(8), timed(8), usbd(8), vinum(8), yp(8),	ypbind(8),
     ypserv(8),	ypset(8)

HISTORY
     The rc.conf file appeared in FreeBSD 2.2.2.

AUTHORS
     Jordan K. Hubbard.

BSD			       October 28, 2004				   BSD

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