Book of PF

Book of PF

A No-nonsense Guide to the Openbsd Firewall, 2nd Edition

eBook - 2011
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OpenBSD's stateful packet filter, PF, is the heart of the OpenBSD firewall and a necessity for any admin working in a BSD environment. With a little effort and this book, you'll gain the insight needed to unlock PF's full potential. This second edition of The Book of PF has been completely updated and revised. Based on Peter N.M. Hansteen's popular PF website and conference tutorials, this no-nonsense guide covers NAT and redirection, wireless networking, spam fighting, failover provisioning, logging, and more. Throughout the book, Hansteen emphasizes the importance of staying in control with a written network specification, keeping rule sets readable using macros, and performing rigid testing when loading new rules. The Book of PF tackles a broad range of topics that will stimulate your mind and pad your resume, including how to: Create rule sets for all kinds of network traffic, whether it's crossing a simple LAN, hiding behind NAT, traversing DMZs, or spanning bridges or wider ne
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : No Starch Press, c2011 (Norwood, Mass. : Books24x7.com [generator])
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781593272746
159327274X
1593271654
9781593272746
Additional Contributors: Books24x7, Inc

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