By Michael W. Lucas
FreeBSD—the robust, versatile, and unfastened Unix-like working system—is the popular server for plenty of organizations. however it may be even trickier to exploit than both Unix or Linux, and more durable nonetheless to master.
Absolute FreeBSD, second Edition is all the consultant to FreeBSD, written through FreeBSD committer Michael W. Lucas. Lucas considers this thoroughly revised and rewritten moment variation 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, 2d Edition covers deploy, networking, defense, community companies, approach functionality, kernel tweaking, filesystems, SMP, upgrading, crash debugging, and masses extra, together with assurance of ways to:
* Use complex safety features 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 organize electronic mail, IMAP, net, and FTP companies for either servers and clients
* display screen your method with performance-testing and troubleshooting tools
* Run diskless systems
* deal with schedulers, remap shared libraries, and optimize your method to your and your workload
* construct customized community home equipment with embedded FreeBSD
* enforce redundant disks, even with no exact hardware
* combine FreeBSD-specific SNMP into your community administration system.
Whether you're simply getting began with FreeBSD or you've been utilizing it for years, you'll locate this e-book to be the definitive advisor to FreeBSD that you've been ready for.
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Chapter 1: Getting More Help This chapter discusses the information resources the FreeBSD Project and its devotees provide for users. No one book can cover everything, but knowing how to use the many FreeBSD resources on the Internet helps fill any gaps you find here. 16 In t ro duc ti on Chapter 2: Installing FreeBSD This chapter gives you an overview of installing FreeBSD and offers advice on an optimal install. Chapter 3: Start Me Up! The Boot Process This chapter teaches you about the FreeBSD boot process and how to make your system start, stop, and reboot in different configurations.
AT&T started a subsidiary, Unix Systems Laboratories (USL), which happily started selling Unix to enterprises and charging very high fees for it, all the while maintaining the university relationship that had given it such an advanced operating system in the first place. Berkeley’s public release of the BSD code in 1992 was met with great displeasure from USL. Almost immediately, USL sued the university and the software companies that had taken advantage of the software, particularly BSDi. The University of California claimed that the CSRG had compiled BSD from thousands of third-party contributors unrelated to AT&T, and so it was the CSRG’s intellectual property to dispose of as it saw fit.
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