Lucas, Michael W. 1967-

Absolute FreeBSD : the complete guide to FreeBSD / by Michael W. Lucas. - 2nd ed. - San Francisco : No Starch Press, �2008. - xxx, 709 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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.

9781593271510 1593271514 9781593271459 159327145X


UNIX (Computer file)

Internet service providers--Computer programs.
Web servers--Computer programs.
Client/server computing.

QA76.76.O63 / L83 2008

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