Index

B

backup software, Third-Party Backup Utilities
cpio, Directory Backups
dump / restore, File System Backups
pax, Directory Backups
tar, Directory Backups
Basic Input/Output System (see BIOS)
BGP, Configuring a Router with Static Routes
binary compatibility
BSD/OS, What Can FreeBSD Do?
Linux, What Can FreeBSD Do?, Synopsis
NetBSD, What Can FreeBSD Do?
SCO, What Can FreeBSD Do?
SVR4, What Can FreeBSD Do?
BIND, Troubleshooting, Domain Name System (DNS)
caching name server, Caching Name Server
configuration files, Configuration Files
DNS security extensions, DNSSEC
starting, Starting BIND
zone files, Zone Files
BIOS, BIOS Drive Numbering, The Booting Problem
bits-per-second, Serial Terminology and Hardware
Bluetooth, Bluetooth
Boot Loader, The Booting Problem
Boot Manager, The Booting Problem, The Boot Manager and Boot Stages
boot-loader, Stage Three
booting, Synopsis
bootstrap, Synopsis
Bourne shells, Shells
bridge, Bridging
browsers
web, Browsers
BSD Copyright, FreeBSD Project Goals
BSD Router, Who Uses FreeBSD?
bsdlabel, Emergency Recovery

D

dangerously dedicated, Disk Organization
DCE, Serial Terminology and Hardware
Deleting obsolete files and directories, Deleting Obsolete Files and Directories
Dell KACE, Who Uses FreeBSD?
device nodes, Troubleshooting Sound
device.hints, Device Hints
DGA, Determining Video Capabilities
DHCP
configuration files, Configuring a DHCP Client, Installing and Configuring a DHCP Server
dhcpd.conf, Installing and Configuring a DHCP Server
diskless operation, Configuring the DHCP Server
installation, Installing and Configuring a DHCP Server
server, Installing and Configuring a DHCP Server
dial-in service, Dial-in Service
dial-out service, Dial-out Service
directories, Permissions
directory hierarchy, Directory Structure
Disk Labels, Labeling Disk Devices
Disk Mirroring, RAID1 - Mirroring
disk quotas, Limiting Users, Disk Quotas
checking, Enabling Disk Quotas, Checking Quota Limits and Disk Usage
limits, Setting Quota Limits
diskless operation, Diskless Operation with PXE
diskless workstation, Diskless Operation with PXE
disks
adding, Adding Disks
detaching a memory disk, Detaching a Memory Disk from the System
encrypting, Encrypting Disk Partitions
file-backed, File-Backed File System
memory, Network, Memory, and File-Backed File Systems
memory file system, Memory-Based File System
resizing, Resizing and Growing Disks
virtual, Network, Memory, and File-Backed File Systems
Django, Django
DNS, Hostnames, MS Extensions, Using Electronic Mail, Mail for a Domain, Domain Name System (DNS)
records, Zone Files
DNS Server, What Can FreeBSD Do?
Documentation (see Updating and Upgrading)
documentation package (see Updating and Upgrading)
DOS, Prepare the Boot Media
DSP, Troubleshooting Sound
DTE, Serial Terminology and Hardware
DTrace, Synopsis
DTrace support (see DTrace)
dual homed hosts, Configuring a Router with Static Routes
dump, File System Backups
DVD
burning, Creating and Using DVD Media
DVD+RW, Using a DVD+RW
DVD-RAM, Using a DVD-RAM
DVD-RW, Using a DVD-RW
DVD-Video, Burning a DVD-Video
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (see DHCP)

E

editors, Text Editors
ee1, Text Editors
ee, Text Editors
electronic mail (see email)
ELF, Advanced Topics
branding, Advanced Topics
emacs, Text Editors
email, What Can FreeBSD Do?, Synopsis
change mta, Changing the Mail Transfer Agent
configuration, Basic Configuration
receiving, Receiving Mail
troubleshooting, Troubleshooting
embedded, What Can FreeBSD Do?
encodings, Using Localization
environment variables, Shells
execution class loader, Advanced Topics
Experts Exchange, Who Uses FreeBSD?

F

failover, Link Aggregation and Failover
FEC, Link Aggregation and Failover
fetchmail, Using fetchmail
file permissions, Permissions
file server
UNIX clients, Network File System (NFS)
Windows clients, File and Print Services for Microsoft® Windows® Clients (Samba)
file systems
HFS, mkisofs
ISO 9660, Creating and Using CD Media, mkisofs
Joliet, mkisofs
mounted with fstab, The fstab File
mounting, Using mount(8)
snapshots, File System Snapshots
unmounting, Using umount(8)
File Systems, Synopsis
File Systems Support (see File Systems)
filesize, Limiting Users
Firefox, Firefox
firewall, What Can FreeBSD Do?, Firewalls
IPFILTER, IPFILTER (IPF)
IPFW, IPFW
PF, PF
rulesets, Firewall Concepts
Flash, Firefox and Adobe® Flash® Plugin
fonts
anti-aliased, Anti-Aliased Fonts
spacing, Anti-Aliased Fonts
TrueType, TrueType® Fonts
Fonts
LCD screen, Anti-Aliased Fonts
Free Software Foundation, A Brief History of FreeBSD, GNU Info Files
FreeBSD Project
development model, The FreeBSD Development Model
goals, FreeBSD Project Goals
history, A Brief History of FreeBSD
FreeBSD Security Advisories, FreeBSD Security Advisories
freebsd-update (see updating-upgrading)
Freecode, Finding Software
FreeNAS, Who Uses FreeBSD?
FreshPorts, Finding Software
FTP
anonymous, Anonymous FTP, Configure Additional Network Services, Configuration
passive mode, Choosing the Installation Media
via a HTTP proxy, Choosing the Installation Media
FTP servers, What Can FreeBSD Do?, File Transfer Protocol (FTP)

H

hard limit, Setting Quota Limits
HAST
high availability, Highly Available Storage (HAST)
HCI, Finding Other Bluetooth Devices
horizontal scan rate (see horizontal sync frequency)
horizontal sync frequency, Xorg Configuration
hostname, Hostnames
hosts, /etc/hosts
HP-UX, Network Information System (NIS)
Hubbard, Jordan, A Brief History of FreeBSD
hw.ata.wc, hw.ata.wc

I

I/O port, Troubleshooting Sound
IEEE, Directory Backups
image scanners, Image Scanners
IMAP, Using Electronic Mail, Accessing Remote Mailboxes Using POP and IMAP
init8, The Booting Problem, Init: Process Control Initialization
installation, Synopsis, Synopsis
from Windows, Installing from an Windows® Partition
headless (serial console), Installing FreeBSD on a System Without a Monitor or Keyboard
network
Ethernet, Before Installing over a Network
FTP, Choosing the Installation Media, Creating a Local FTP Site with a FreeBSD Disc
NFS, Before Installing via NFS
parallel (PLIP), Before Installing over a Network
serial (PPP), Before Installing over a Network
troubleshooting, Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting
Intel i810 graphic chipset, Configuration with Intel® i810 Graphics Chipsets
internationalization (see localization)
Internet Systems Consortium (ISC), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
interrupt storms, System Hangs
IP aliases, Virtual Hosts
IP masquerading (see NAT)
IP subnet, Bridging
IPFILTER
enabling, Enabling IPF
kernel options, Enabling IPF
logging, IPF Logging
rule syntax, IPF Rule Syntax
statistics, Viewing IPF Statistics
ipfstat, Viewing IPF Statistics
IPFW
enabling, Enabling IPFW
kernel options, Enabling IPFW
logging, Logging Firewall Messages
rule processing order, IPFW Rule Syntax
rule syntax, IPFW Rule Syntax
ipfw, The IPFW Command
ipmon, IPF Logging
ipnat, Configuring NAT
IPsec, VPN over IPsec
AH, Understanding IPsec
ESP, Understanding IPsec
IRQ, Troubleshooting Sound
Isilon, Who Uses FreeBSD?
ISO 9660, Creating and Using CD Media
iXsystems, Who Uses FreeBSD?

K

KDE, What Can FreeBSD Do?, KDE
display manager, The KDE Display Manager
Kerberos5
configure clients, Configuring a Client to use Kerberos
enabling services, Configuring a Server to use Kerberos
external resources, Resources and Further Information
Key Distribution Center, Setting up a Heimdal KDC
limitations and shortcomings, Mitigating Kerberos Limitations
kern.cam.scsi_delay, SCSI_DELAY (kern.cam.scsi_delay)
kern.ipc.somaxconn, kern.ipc.somaxconn
kern.maxfiles, kern.maxfiles
kernel, The Booting Problem
boot interaction, Kernel Interaction During Boot
bootflags, Kernel Interaction During Boot
building / installing, Building and Installing a Custom Kernel
building a custom kernel, Synopsis
compiling, Compile and Install a New Kernel
configuration, Setting Up the Sound Card
configuration file, The Configuration File
NOTES, The Configuration File
kernel options
COMPAT_LINUX, Configuring Linux® Binary Compatibility
IPFILTER, Enabling IPF
IPFILTER_DEFAULT_BLOCK, Enabling IPF
IPFILTER_LOG, Enabling IPF
IPFIREWALL, Enabling IPFW
IPFIREWALL_VERBOSE, Enabling IPFW
IPFIREWALL_VERBOSE_LIMIT, Enabling IPFW
IPSEC, Understanding IPsec
IPSEC_DEBUG, Understanding IPsec
MROUTING, Multicast Considerations
SCSI DELAY, SCSI_DELAY (kern.cam.scsi_delay)
kernel.old, Loader Examples
keymap, Console Setup
KLD (kernel loadable object), Using Windows® NDIS Drivers
KMyMoney, KMyMoney
Konqueror, Konqueror

M

m0n0wall, Who Uses FreeBSD?
MAC, Synopsis
File System Firewall Policy, The MAC BSD Extended Policy
MAC Biba Integrity Policy, The MAC Biba Module
MAC Configuration Testing, Testing the Configuration
MAC Interface Silencing Policy, The MAC Interface Silencing Policy
MAC LOMAC, The MAC Low-watermark Module
MAC Multi-Level Security Policy, The MAC Multi-Level Security Module
MAC Port Access Control List Policy, The MAC Port Access Control List Policy
MAC Process Partition Policy, The MAC Partition Policy
MAC See Other UIDs Policy, The MAC See Other UIDs Policy
MAC Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting the MAC Framework
MacOS, Generating a Single One-time Password
mail host, The Mail Host
mail server daemons
Exim, The Mail Transfer Agent
Postfix, The Mail Transfer Agent
qmail, The Mail Transfer Agent
Sendmail, The Mail Transfer Agent
Mail User Agents, Mail User Agents
mailing list, Rebuilding “world”
make, Recompile the Base System
make.conf, Configuration Files
Mandatory Access Control (see MAC)
manual pages, Manual Pages
Master Boot Record (MBR), The Boot Manager and Boot Stages
Master Boot Record MBR), The Booting Problem
maxproc, Limiting Users
McAfee, Who Uses FreeBSD?
memory protection, What Can FreeBSD Do?
memorylocked, Limiting Users
memoryuse, Limiting Users
mencoder, MPlayer and MEncoder
mergemaster , mergemaster
mfsBSD, Who Uses FreeBSD?
mgetty, mgetty and AutoPPP
Microsoft Windows, BIOS Drive Numbering, File and Print Services for Microsoft® Windows® Clients (Samba)
Microsoft Windows
device drivers, Using Windows® NDIS Drivers
MIME, Setting Locale for Login Shell
modem, Dial-in Service
mod_perl
Perl, mod_perl
mod_php
PHP, mod_php
mount8, Installing FreeBSD on a System Without a Monitor or Keyboard
mountd, Network File System (NFS)
moused, Console Setup
MPlayer, MPlayer and MEncoder
MS-DOS, BIOS Drive Numbering, Generating a Single One-time Password
multi-user facilities, What Can FreeBSD Do?
multi-user mode, Multi-User Mode
multicast routing, Multicast Considerations
MX record, Email and DNS, Troubleshooting, Basic Configuration, Zone Files

N

Nagios in a MAC Jail, Nagios in a MAC Jail
NAS4Free, Who Uses FreeBSD?
NAT, What Can FreeBSD Do?, Configuring NAT
and IPFW, Configuring NAT
NDIS, Using Windows® NDIS Drivers
NDISulator, Using Windows® NDIS Drivers
net.inet.ip.portrange.*, net.inet.ip.portrange.*
Net/2, A Brief History of FreeBSD
NetApp, Who Uses FreeBSD?
NetBIOS, MS Extensions
NetBSD, Network Information System (NIS)
Netcraft, Who Uses FreeBSD?
NetEase, Who Uses FreeBSD?
Netflix, Who Uses FreeBSD?
netgroups, Using Netgroups
network address translation (see NAT)
network cards
configuration, Setting Up Network Interface Cards, Configuring the Network Card
driver, Locating the Correct Driver
testing, Testing the Ethernet Card
troubleshooting, Troubleshooting
newsyslog, Log Management and Rotation
newsyslog.conf, Log Management and Rotation
NFS, Network, Memory, and File-Backed File Systems, Quotas over NFS, Network File System (NFS)
configuration, Configuring the Server
export examples, Configuring the Server
installing multiple machines, Tracking for Multiple Machines
mounting, Configuring the Client
server, Network File System (NFS)
nfsd, Network File System (NFS)
NIS, Network Information System (NIS)
client, Machine Types
client configuration, Setting Up an NIS Client
domain name, Choosing a NIS Domain Name
domains, Network Information System (NIS)
maps, Initializing the NIS Maps
master server, Machine Types
password formats, Password Formats
server configuration, Configuring the NIS Master Server
slave server, Machine Types, Setting up a NIS Slave Server
NIS+, Security Settings
NOTES, The Configuration File
Novell, A Brief History of FreeBSD
NTP
ntp.conf, NTP Configuration
ntpd, Clock Synchronization with NTP
null-modem cable, Installing FreeBSD on a System Without a Monitor or Keyboard, Serial Cables and Ports, In-Depth Serial Console Configuration

O

OBEX, OBEX Object Push (OPUSH)
office suite
Apache OpenOffice , Apache OpenOffice
Calligra, Calligra
LibreOffice, LibreOffice
one-time passwords, One-time Passwords
OpenBSD, Network Information System (NIS)
openfiles, Limiting Users
OpenSSH, OpenSSH
client, Using the SSH Client Utilities
enabling, Enabling the SSH Server
secure copy, Using the SSH Client Utilities
tunneling, SSH Tunneling
OpenSSL
certificate generation, Generating Certificates
Opera, Opera
OSPF, Configuring a Router with Static Routes

P

packages, Synopsis
Pair Networks, Who Uses FreeBSD?
PAP, PAP and CHAP Authentication
partition layout, Designing the Partition Layout
partitions, Disk Organization, Adding Disks, Resizing and Growing Disks
passwd, passwd
password, PAP and CHAP Authentication
pax, Directory Backups
PC-BSD, Who Uses FreeBSD?
PCI, Setting Up the Sound Card
PDF
viewing, Acrobat Reader®, gv, Xpdf
permissions, Permissions
symbolic, Symbolic Permissions
pfSense, Who Uses FreeBSD?
pgp keys, OpenPGP Keys
POP, Using Electronic Mail, Accessing Remote Mailboxes Using POP and IMAP
portaudit, Monitoring Third Party Security Issues
portmap, NIS Terms and Processes
portmaster, Upgrading Ports Using Portmaster
ports, Synopsis
disk-space, Ports and Disk Space
installing, Installing Ports
removing, Removing Installed Ports
upgrading, Upgrading Ports
Ports Collection, Configuring Linux® Binary Compatibility
portupgrade, Upgrading Ports Using Portupgrade
POSIX, Directory Backups, Setting Locale for Login Shell
PostScript
viewing, gv
PPP, Synopsis
configuration, Final System Configuration
Microsoft extensions, MS Extensions
NAT, Using PPP Network Address Translation Capability
over ATM, Using PPP over ATM (PPPoA)
over Ethernet, Synopsis, Using PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE)
troubleshooting, Troubleshooting PPP Connections
with static IP addresses, Basic Configuration
PPPoA, Using PPP over ATM (PPPoA)
preemptive multitasking, What Can FreeBSD Do?
print server
Windows clients, File and Print Services for Microsoft® Windows® Clients (Samba)
printers, Russian Language (KOI8-R Encoding)
Process Accounting, Process Accounting
procmail, Using procmail
pw, pw, Utilities Which Change Login Classes
Python, Django

S

Samba server, File and Print Services for Microsoft® Windows® Clients (Samba)
Sandvine, Who Uses FreeBSD?
sbsize, Limiting Users
scp1, Using the SSH Client Utilities
screenmap, Console Setup
SCSI, BIOS Drive Numbering
SDL, Determining Video Capabilities
SDP, Service Discovery Protocol (SDP)
security, Security
firewalls, Firewalls
one-time passwords, One-time Passwords
OpenSSH, OpenSSH
OpenSSL, OpenSSL
Security Event Auditing (see MAC)
sendmail, Final System Configuration
Sendmail, Sendmail Configuration
serial communications, Synopsis
serial console, Installing FreeBSD on a System Without a Monitor or Keyboard, Setting Up the Serial Console
services, Starting Services
shared libraries, Installing Additional Libraries Manually
shells, Shells
shutdown8, Shutdown Sequence
signal 11, Common Questions
Sina, Who Uses FreeBSD?
single-user mode, Loader Examples, Single-User Mode, Overview of Process
skeleton directory, adduser
slices, Disk Organization
SMTP, Final System Configuration, Basic Configuration
soft limit, Setting Quota Limits
Soft Updates, Soft Updates
details, More Details About Soft Updates
Software RAID Devices
Hardware-assisted RAID, Software RAID Devices
Solaris, Advanced Topics, Network Information System (NIS)
Sony, Who Uses FreeBSD?
Sony Japan, Who Uses FreeBSD?
Sophos, Who Uses FreeBSD?
sound cards, Setting Up the Sound Card
source code, What Can FreeBSD Do?
Spectra Logic, Who Uses FreeBSD?
spreadsheet
Gnumeric, Gnumeric
KMyMoney, KMyMoney
SQL database, Security Settings
src.conf, Configuration Files
SSH
sshd, Enabling SSH Login
ssh1, Access Issues with Kerberos and ssh
SSL, mod_ssl
stacksize, Limiting Users
static IP address, Configuring PPP
Striping, RAID0 - Striping
subnet, Gateways and Routes
Subversion, The FreeBSD Development Model, Using FreeBSD-STABLE, Synchronizing Source, Using Subversion
Subversion Repository, The FreeBSD Development Model
Mirror Sites, Subversion Mirror Sites
SVN (see Subversion)
swap
encrypting, Encrypting Swap
swap partition, Designing the Partition Layout
swap sizing, Designing the Partition Layout
symbolic links, Installing Additional Libraries Manually
Symmetric Multi-Processing (SMP), What Can FreeBSD Do?
sysctl, Tuning with sysctl(8), sysctl.conf
sysctl.conf, sysctl.conf
syslog, Configuring System Logging, Configuration
syslog.conf, Configuring Local Logging
syslogd8, Configuring System Logging
system configuration, Synopsis
system logging, Configuring System Logging
system optimization, Synopsis
sysutils/cdrtools, Creating and Using CD Media

T

tape media, Using Data Tapes for Backups
tar, Directory Backups
TCP Bandwidth Delay Product Limiting
net.inet.tcp.inflight.enable, TCP Bandwidth Delay Product
TCP Wrapper, NIS Security
TCP Wrappers, TCP Wrappers
TCP/IP networking, What Can FreeBSD Do?
TELEHOUSE America, Who Uses FreeBSD?
terminals, Virtual Consoles and Terminals, Terminals
tether, USB Tethering
text editors, Text Editors
The GIMP, The GIMP
The Weather Channel, Who Uses FreeBSD?
traceroute8, Troubleshooting
Traditional Chinese
BIG-5 encoding, Login Classes Method
TrueType Fonts, TrueType® Fonts
ttyu, Serial Port Configuration
tunefs8, Soft Updates
tuning
kernel limits, Tuning Kernel Limits
with sysctl, Tuning with sysctl(8)
TV cards, TV Cards

V

Verisign, Who Uses FreeBSD?
vertical scan rate (see refresh rate)
vertical sync frequency (see refresh rate)
vfs.hirunningspace, vfs.hirunningspace
vfs.vmiodirenable, vfs.vmiodirenable
vfs.write_behind, vfs.write_behind
vi, Text Editors
video packages, Ports and Packages Dealing with Video
video ports, Ports and Packages Dealing with Video
vipw, Utilities Which Change Login Classes
virtual consoles, Virtual Consoles and Terminals
virtual disks, Network, Memory, and File-Backed File Systems
virtual hosts, Virtual Hosts
virtual memory, What Can FreeBSD Do?
virtual private network (see VPN)
vm.swap_idle_enabled, vm.swap_idle_enabled
VPN, Understanding IPsec
creating, VPN Between a Home and Corporate Network

W

Walnut Creek CDROM, A Brief History of FreeBSD
Weathernews, Who Uses FreeBSD?
web servers, What Can FreeBSD Do?
dynamic, Dynamic Websites
secure, mod_ssl
setting up, Apache HTTP Server
WhatsApp, Who Uses FreeBSD?
Wheel Systems, Who Uses FreeBSD?
widescreen flatpanel configuration, Adding a Widescreen Flatpanel to the Mix
Williams, Nate, A Brief History of FreeBSD
Windows, Generating a Single One-time Password
Windows drivers, Using Windows® NDIS Drivers
wireless networking, Wireless Networking

X

X Display Manager, Overview
X Input Method (XIM), Xorg Setup
X Window System, What Can FreeBSD Do?
XML, Anti-Aliased Fonts
Xorg, Xorg Configuration
Xorg tuning, Troubleshooting
xorg.conf, Troubleshooting
Xpdf, Xpdf
XVideo, Determining Video Capabilities

Y

Yahoo!, Who Uses FreeBSD?
Yandex, Who Uses FreeBSD?
yellow pages (see NIS)

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