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Absolute FreeBSD : the complete guide to FreeBSD /

by Lucas, Michael W. (Michael Warren).
Publisher: San Francisco : No Starch Press, �2008Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xxx, 709 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781593271510; 1593271514; 9781593271459; 159327145X.Subject(s): FreeBSD | UNIX (Computer file) | Internet service providers -- Computer programs | Web servers -- Computer programs | Client/server computing | FreeBSD
Contents:
Getting more help -- Installing FreeBSD -- Start me up! The boot process -- Read this before you break something else! (Backup and recovery) -- Kernel games -- The network -- Securing your system -- Disks and filesystems -- Advanced security features -- Exploring /etc -- Making your system useful -- Advanced software management -- Upgrading FreeBSD -- The Internet road map : DNS -- Small system services -- Spam, worms, and viruses (plus email, if you insist) -- Web and FTP services -- Disk tricks with GEOM -- System performance and monitoring -- The fringe of FreeBSD -- System (and sysadmin) panics and crashes -- Afterword -- Appendix : Some interesting sysctl MIBs.
Summary: Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition covers installation, networking, security, network services, system performance, kernel tweaking, filesystems, SMP, upgrading, crash debugging, and much more, including coverage of how to: Use advanced security features like packet filtering, virtual machines, and host-based intrusion detection; Build custom live FreeBSD CDs and bootable flash; Manage network services and filesystems; Use DNS and set up email, IMAP, web, and FTP services for both servers and clients; Monitor your system with performance-testing and troubleshooting tools; Run diskless systems; Manage schedulers, remap shared libraries, and optimize your system for your hardware and your workload; Build custom network appliances with embedded FreeBSD; Implement redundant disks, even without special hardware; Integrate FreeBSD-specific SNMP into your network management system. - Publisher.
List(s) this item appears in: FreeBSD Booklist
Item type Location Call number Status Date due
BOOK BOOK Mesa Lab QA76.76.O63 L83 2008 (Browse shelf) Checked out 07/02/2017

Includes index.

Getting more help -- Installing FreeBSD -- Start me up! The boot process -- Read this before you break something else! (Backup and recovery) -- Kernel games -- The network -- Securing your system -- Disks and filesystems -- Advanced security features -- Exploring /etc -- Making your system useful -- Advanced software management -- Upgrading FreeBSD -- The Internet road map : DNS -- Small system services -- Spam, worms, and viruses (plus email, if you insist) -- Web and FTP services -- Disk tricks with GEOM -- System performance and monitoring -- The fringe of FreeBSD -- System (and sysadmin) panics and crashes -- Afterword -- Appendix : Some interesting sysctl MIBs.

Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition covers installation, networking, security, network services, system performance, kernel tweaking, filesystems, SMP, upgrading, crash debugging, and much more, including coverage of how to: Use advanced security features like packet filtering, virtual machines, and host-based intrusion detection; Build custom live FreeBSD CDs and bootable flash; Manage network services and filesystems; Use DNS and set up email, IMAP, web, and FTP services for both servers and clients; Monitor your system with performance-testing and troubleshooting tools; Run diskless systems; Manage schedulers, remap shared libraries, and optimize your system for your hardware and your workload; Build custom network appliances with embedded FreeBSD; Implement redundant disks, even without special hardware; Integrate FreeBSD-specific SNMP into your network management system. - Publisher.

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