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Absolute BSDby Michael Lucas
Synopses & Reviews
FreeBSD is a powerful, flexible, and cost-effective UNIX-based operating system, and the preferred server platform for many enterprises. Includes coverage of installation, networking, add-on software, security, network services, system performance, kernel tweaking, file systems, SCSI & RAID configurations, SMP, upgrading, monitoring, crash debugging, BSD in the office, and emulating other OSs.
Book News Annotation:
Network engineer and systems administrator Lucas presents a guide to the Unix-based operating system. Chapters cover installation, back up and recovery, system performance, networking, security, software management, managing network services, email services, filesystems and disks, crash debugging, Web and FTP services, and preliminary information on ways to turn BSD into a desktop operating system.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Designed for new system administrators with basic UNIX knowledge, this guide's main focus is on FreeBSD and how to build a high-performance server, secure it, prepare crash dumps and interoperate with other systems.
About the Author
Michael W. Lucas is a network/security engineer who keeps getting stuck with network problems nobody else wants to touch. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Absolute FreeBSD, Absolute OpenBSD, Cisco Routers for the Desperate, and PGP & GPG, all from No Starch Press.
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