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Absolute OpenBSD : Unix for the practical paranoid /

by Lucas, Michael W. (Michael Warren) [author.].
Edition: 2nd edition.Description: xliii, 491 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781593274764; 1593274769.Subject(s): OpenBSD (Electronic resource) | UNIX (Computer file) | Operating systems (Computers)
Contents:
1. Getting additional help -- 2. Installation preparations -- 3. Installation walk-through -- 4. Post-install setup -- 5. The boot process -- 6. User management -- 7. Root, and how to avoid it -- 8. Disks and filesystems -- 9. More filesystems -- 10. Securing your system -- 11. Overview of TCP/IP -- 12. Connecting to the network -- 13. Software management -- 14. Everything /etc. -- 15. System maintenance -- 16. Network servers -- 17. Desktop OpenBSD -- 18. Kernel configuration -- 19. Building custom kernels -- 20. Upgrading -- 21. Packet filtering -- 22. Advanced PF -- 23. Customizing OpenBSD.
Summary: OpenBSD is widely used as the basis for critical DNS servers, routers, firewalls, and more. With this book, you'll learn the intricacies of the platform, the technical details behind certain design decisions, and best practices. This edition has been updated for OpenBSD 5.3, including new coverage of OpenBSD's boot system, security features like W^X and ProPolice, and advanced networking techniques. You'll also learn how to: manage network traffic with VLANs, trunks, IPv6, and the PF packet filter; make software management quick and effective using the ports and packages system; give users only the access they need with groups, sudo, and chroots; configure OpenBSD's secure implementations of SNMP, DHCP, NTP, hardware sensors, and more; and customize the installation and upgrade processes for your network and hardware, or build a custom OpenBSD release.
List(s) this item appears in: Recent Additions to the NCAR Library Collection
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BOOK BOOK Foothills Lab QA76.76.O63 L835 2013 (Browse shelf) Available

Includes index.

1. Getting additional help -- 2. Installation preparations -- 3. Installation walk-through -- 4. Post-install setup -- 5. The boot process -- 6. User management -- 7. Root, and how to avoid it -- 8. Disks and filesystems -- 9. More filesystems -- 10. Securing your system -- 11. Overview of TCP/IP -- 12. Connecting to the network -- 13. Software management -- 14. Everything /etc. -- 15. System maintenance -- 16. Network servers -- 17. Desktop OpenBSD -- 18. Kernel configuration -- 19. Building custom kernels -- 20. Upgrading -- 21. Packet filtering -- 22. Advanced PF -- 23. Customizing OpenBSD.

OpenBSD is widely used as the basis for critical DNS servers, routers, firewalls, and more. With this book, you'll learn the intricacies of the platform, the technical details behind certain design decisions, and best practices. This edition has been updated for OpenBSD 5.3, including new coverage of OpenBSD's boot system, security features like W^X and ProPolice, and advanced networking techniques. You'll also learn how to: manage network traffic with VLANs, trunks, IPv6, and the PF packet filter; make software management quick and effective using the ports and packages system; give users only the access they need with groups, sudo, and chroots; configure OpenBSD's secure implementations of SNMP, DHCP, NTP, hardware sensors, and more; and customize the installation and upgrade processes for your network and hardware, or build a custom OpenBSD release.

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Absolute OpenBSD : by Lucas, Michael, ©2003

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