User  goes over 10 things to do after installing FreeBSD on your system, from updating, configuring IPs, to installing the essentials. Follow the link below for the full set of instructions.

This tutorial will cover some initial configurations you need to perform on a fresh installed FreeBSD operating system and some basics on how to manage FreeBSD from command line.


  1. FreeBSD 11.1 Installation Guide

1. Update FreeBSD System

The first thing every system administrator should perform after a fresh installation of an operating system is to make sure the system is up-to-date with the latest security patches and the latest versions of the kernel, package manager and software packages.

In order to update FreeBSD, open a console in the system with root privileges and issue the following commands.

# freebsd-update fetch
# freebsd-update install ......

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