Absolute FreeBSD: The Complete Guide to FreeBSD (2nd by Michael W. Lucas

By Michael W. Lucas

FreeBSD—the robust, versatile, and unfastened Unix-like working system—is the popular server for lots of corporations. however it could be even trickier to exploit than both Unix or Linux, and more durable nonetheless to master.

Absolute FreeBSD, second Edition is your entire advisor to FreeBSD, written via FreeBSD committer Michael W. Lucas. Lucas considers this thoroughly revised and rewritten moment version of his landmark paintings to be his top paintings ever; a real made from his love for FreeBSD and the aid of the FreeBSD group. Absolute FreeBSD, second Edition covers deploy, networking, defense, community companies, procedure functionality, kernel tweaking, filesystems, SMP, upgrading, crash debugging, and lots more and plenty extra, together with assurance of the way to:
* Use complicated security measures like packet filtering, digital machines, and host-based intrusion detection
* construct customized dwell FreeBSD CDs and bootable flash
* deal with community prone and filesystems
* Use DNS and manage electronic mail, IMAP, net, and FTP prone for either servers and clients
* display screen your process with performance-testing and troubleshooting tools
* Run diskless systems
* deal with schedulers, remap shared libraries, and optimize your procedure in your and your workload
* construct customized community home equipment with embedded FreeBSD
* enforce redundant disks, even with no precise hardware
* combine FreeBSD-specific SNMP into your community administration system.

Whether you're simply getting all started with FreeBSD or you've been utilizing it for years, you'll locate this ebook to be the definitive consultant to FreeBSD that you've been ready for.

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The standard output is where the program’s output is displayed. This is frequently the console (screen). Network programs usually return their 14 In t ro duc ti on output to the network. Programs might send their output to a file, another program, over the network, or anywhere else available to the computer. Finally, standard error is where the program sends its error messages. Frequently, console programs return their errors to the console; others log errors in a file. If you set up a program incorrectly, it just might discard all error information.

Get t in g M ore Hel p 23 Section Numbers and Man You might find cases where a single command appears in multiple parts of the manual. For example, every man section has an introductory man page that explains the contents of the section. To specify a section to search for a man page, give the number immediately after the man command. $ man 3 intro This pulls up the introduction to section 3 of the manual. I recommend you read the intro pages to each section of the manual, if only to help you understand the breadth and depth of information available.

Chapter 14: The Internet Road Map: DNS This chapter describes DNS and teaches you how to install and troubleshoot it. I nt r odu ct ion 17 Chapter 15: Small System Services Here we discuss some of the small programs you’ll need to manage in order to use FreeBSD properly. Chapter 16: Spam, Worms, and Viruses (Plus Email, If You Insist) This chapter describes how to set up an email system on FreeBSD to reliably deliver mail and repel spam and viruses. Chapter 17: Web and FTP Services This chapter teaches you how to set up and secure these two vital Internet services.

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