Book of PF, 3rd Edition

Book of PF, 3rd Edition

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OpenBSDa€™s stateful packet filter, PF, is the heart of the OpenBSD firewall. With more and more services placing high demands on bandwidth and an increasingly hostile Internet environment, no sysadmin can afford to be without PF expertise. The third edition of The Book of PF covers the most up-to-date developments in PF, including new content on IPv6, dual stack configurations, the a€œqueues and prioritiesa€ traffic-shaping system, NAT and redirection, wireless networking, spam fighting, failover provisioning, logging, and more. Youa€™ll also learn how to: * Create rule sets for all kinds of network traffic, whether crossing a simple LAN, hiding behind NAT, traversing DMZs, or spanning bridges or wider networks * Set up wireless networks with access points, and lock them down using authpf and special access restrictions * Maximize flexibility and service availability via CARP, relayd, and redirection * Build adaptive firewalls to proactively defend against attackers and spammers * Harness OpenBSDa€™s latest traffic-shaping system to keep your network responsive, and convert your existing ALTQ configurations to the new system * Stay in control of your traffic with monitoring and visualization tools (including NetFlow) The Book of PF is the essential guide to building a secure network with PF. With a little effort and this book, youa€™ll be well prepared to unlock PFa€™s full potential.On FreeBSD, you may need to do a bit more work than is necessary with OpenBSD. ... accept_rtadvaquot; If you want to join the WPA network, you need to set up wpa_supplicant and change your network interface settings slightly. For the WPAanbsp;...

Title:Book of PF, 3rd Edition
Author:Peter N. M. Hansteen
Publisher:No Starch Press - 2014-10-03


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