PacktLib: Network Administration with FreeBSD 7

Network Administration with FreeBSD 7

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewer

Preface

System Configuration—Disks

Partition Layout and Sizes

Swap

Softupdates

Snapshots

Quotas

File System Backup

RAID-GEOM Framework

Summary

System Configuration—Keeping it Updated

CVSup—Synchronizing the Source Code

Ports Collection

Security Advisories

Customizing and Rebuilding Kernel

Rebuilding World

Binary Update

Recovering from a Dead Kernel

Summary

System Configuration—Software Package Management

Ports and Packages

Package Management Tools

Summary

System Configuration—System Management

Process Management and Control

Summary

System Configuration—Jails

Concept

Introduction

Setting Up a Jail

Configuring the Host System

Starting the Jail

Automatic Startup

Shutting Down Jails

Managing Jails

Jail Security

Jail Limitations

Summary

System Configuration—Tuning Performance

Tweaking Kernel Variables using SYSCTL

Kernel

Disk

Network

The /etc/make.conf file

The /boot/loader.conf file

Summary

Network Configuration—Basics

Ifconfig Utility

Default Routing

Name Resolution

Network Testing Tools

Summary

Network Configuration—Tunneling

Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) protocol

IPSEC

Summary

Network Configuration—PPP

Setting up PPP Client

Setting up PPP Server

Setting up PPPoE Client

Setting up PPPoE Server

Summary

Network Configuration—Routing and Bridging

Basic Routing—IP Forwarding

Static Routing

routed and route6d

Running OSPF—OpenOSPFD

Running BGP—OpenBGPD

Bridging

Proxy ARP

Summary

Network Configuration—IPv6

IPv6 Facts

Using IPv6

Routing IPv6

RIP6

Multicast Routing

Tunneling

Summary

Network Configuration—Firewalls

Packet Filtering with IPFW

Packet Filtering with PF

Network Address Translation using PF and IPFW

Summary

Network Services—Internet Servers

inetd Daemon

SSH

NTP

DNS

FTP

Mail

Web

Proxy

Summary

Network Services—Local Network Services

Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP)

Network File System (NFS)

Server Message Block (SMB) or CIFS

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

Printing

Network Information System (NIS)

Summary