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OpenBSD Using OpenBSD
Post date: April 26, 2006, 09:04 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 3436 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: Many people responded to the call for OpenBSD and OpenSSH donations by purchasing an OpenBSD CD set. Those CDs are beginning to arrive in the mail, and when they do, how are you going to use them? If you're a software enthusiast who has never used OpenBSD before, you might enjoy installing it by yourself and figuring it out as you go. If, however, you're looking for a more practical approach to using OpenBSD as a desktop or server operating system, here's a guide to get you started.
OpenBSD Hardening OpenBSD Internet Servers
Post date: April 11, 2006, 17:04 Category: Security Views: 4068 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This tutorial on how-to harden or improve security on OpenBSD Internet servers includes sections that apply to any UNIX system. Hardening is making a computer more secure by removing unneeded functions, restricting access and tracking changes and processes. It was revised to cover OpenBSD 3.0 on Dec. 15, 2001 and includes an overview of the 2.9 to 3.0 changes. A new page on priorities ranks the value of the techniques presented here. Familiarity with UNIX system administration but not OpenBSD is assumed.
OpenBSD Apache - Serving up the Web
Post date: April 11, 2006, 17:04 Category: Network Views: 2643 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: The Apache Web Server is installed as part of the OpenBSD base system. This guide will help you configure the web server: (Apache 1.3.12 is released with OpenBSD 2.7 and 1.3.9 with OpenBSD 2.6)

To see how configurable the Apache/OpenBSD combination is we also look at allowing administrators to remotely review the server's status, we setup the system so we allow users on our system to have their own personal web-space. Of course, for the security counscious you probably want to turn some of these things off after you get things up and running.
OpenBSD Quickly installing OpenBSD 3.3
Post date: May 1, 2005, 12:05 Category: Installing Views: 1961 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: This article goes through the steps of an OpenBSD 3.3 installation. The installer is a text-based interface and, in most cases, is quick and easy to complete.
OpenBSD Creating secure wireless access points with OpenBSD and OpenVPN
Post date: December 13, 2005, 12:12 Category: Network Views: 3219 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: You know how insecure 802.11x wireless networks are. In this article we'll create an OpenBSD-based secure wireless access point that prevents unauthorized access and encrypts every packet using a VPN tunnel. OpenBSD is one of the most secure operating systems available, is easy to use, and includes almost everything you need for this project in the base installation.
OpenBSD Rebuilding the OpenBSD kernel
Post date: April 24, 2005, 15:04 Category: System Views: 1669 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: Users who want their OpenBSD machine to perform specific functions or need additional device drivers might want to customize their kernel. In other OS's, like some types of Linux, it is very popular to rebuild the kernel because the default is so bloated. For most users, the default OpenBSD kernel is sufficient; however, you should still apply kernel patches, which will require rebuilding and installing a fresh kernel.
OpenBSD OpenBSD 101 - Tutorial for Beginners
Post date: September 20, 2006, 15:09 Category: System Views: 3937 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: Some of the information in this tutorial can be found in the OpenBSD FAQ section. Though here the the FAQ has been trimmed down and presented in an easier to read format.
OpenBSD Creating a transparent bridge on OpenBSD
Post date: August 29, 2007, 21:08 Category: Benchmarks Views: 3148 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: this tutorial explains how to create a transparent bridge on OpenBSD, which can be used to make a transparent firewall, very secure and hard to detect / attack.
OpenBSD VLAN in OpenBSD
Post date: April 25, 2008, 10:04 Category: Network Views: 2876 Comments: 1
Tutorial quote: A tutorial about setting up VLAN interfaces on OpenBSD so that you can have one single physical NIC behaving like many virtual interfaces, each in its own VLAN.
OpenBSD Failover Firewalls with OpenBSD and CARP
Post date: April 27, 2005, 21:04 Category: Network Views: 3016 Comments: 0
Tutorial quote: Firewalls are a required component in commercial and residential computer networks. For many installations, the firewall is a single point of failure between client systems and external resources. It can also become a liability when hardware or applications fail, leaving potential customers unable to reach your servers. A properly designed and executed failover configuration for your primary firewall will address many of these concerns. This article introduces a proven method for installing redundant stateful firewalls using native OpenBSD features.
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