Review of “The Book of PF”

Review of “The Book of PF”

Dru Lavigne has reviewed “The Book of PF – A No-Nonsense Guide to the OpenBSD Firewall”. Peter N.M. Hansteen, the writer, has written this book as an expanded follow-up to his very popular online PF tutorial. PF (Packet Filter) is a robust packet...

New FreeBSD source and ports committers

The FreeBSD project has welcomed 2 new source committers: Rafal Jaworowski (26/12/2007) Weongyo Jeong (28/12/2007) and one ports committer Wesley Shields To find out how the FreeBSD Project operates have a look at this video (How the FreeBSD Project works), read this...

Juniper Networks releases FreeBSD/MIPS port to public

Juniper Networks, Inc. has donated a reference FreeBSD port to the MIPS architecture to the FreeBSD Project. (Juniper’s embedded router operating system (JUNOS) is based on FreeBSD.) The donated code will be used as one reference for creating an official...

MySQL 6.0 installed on FreeBSD

The other day I came across some neat instructions on how to set up FreeBSD with MySQL 6.0. It’s pretty straight forward: Download MySQL 6.0 here Extract the files to /usr/local/mysql Add MySQL group “groupadd mysql” Add MySQL user “useradd -g...

FreeBSD at Cisco

Cisco Systems has announced plans for a UNIX-based operating system for their network equipment. The next generation of Cisco’s products will be powered by Open Source operating systems and will be built from Open Source components. Our team will build the core...

BSDTalk interview on PF Firewall

This is a BSDTalk interview with Peter N. M. Hansteen on the PF, Packet Filter, a firewall originally developed by OpenBSD. To find out more about the PF Firewall, check out “The Book of PF”.