Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition

The Complete Guide to FreeBSD

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Author: Michael W. Lucas

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593272219

Category: Computers

Page: 744

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FreeBSD—the powerful, flexible, and free Unix-like operating system—is the preferred server for many enterprises. But it can be even trickier to use than either Unix or Linux, and harder still to master. Absolute FreeBSD, 2nd Edition is your complete guide to FreeBSD, written by FreeBSD committer Michael W. Lucas. Lucas considers this completely revised and rewritten second edition of his landmark work to be his best work ever; a true product of his love for FreeBSD and the support of the FreeBSD community. 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. Whether you're just getting started with FreeBSD or you've been using it for years, you'll find this book to be the definitive guide to FreeBSD that you've been waiting for.

Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition

UNIX for the Practical Paranoid

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Author: Michael W. Lucas

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593274769

Category: Computers

Page: 536

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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.

The Book of PF, 2nd Edition

A No-Nonsense Guide to the OpenBSD Firewall

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Author: Peter N. M. Hansteen

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 159327274X

Category: Computers

Page: 216

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This second edition is an up-to-date, no-nonsense guide to harnessing the power of PF. The author covers NAT (network address translation) and redirection, wireless networking, SPAM fighting, failover provisioning, logging, and more.

Cisco Routers for the Desperate, 2nd Edition

Router and Switch Management, the Easy Way

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Author: Michael W. Lucas

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 159327193X

Category: Computers

Page: 144

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A guide to Cisco routers and switches provides informaton on switch and router maintenance and integration into an existing network.

Incident Response & Computer Forensics, 2nd Ed.

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Author: Kevin Mandia,Chris Prosise

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780072226966

Category: Computers

Page: 544

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Written by FBI insiders, this updated best-seller offers a look at the legal, procedural, and technical steps of incident response and computer forensics. Including new chapters on forensic analysis and remediation, and real-world case studies, this revealing book shows how to counteract and conquer today’s hack attacks.

The Tao of Network Security Monitoring

Beyond Intrusion Detection

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Author: Richard Bejtlich

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 9780321246776

Category: Computers

Page: 798

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Provides information on computer network security, covering such topics as NSM operational framework and deployment, using open-source tools, session data, statistical data, Sguil, and DNS.