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Network Administration with FreeBSD 7“Network Administration with FreeBSD 7″ (paperback, 280 pages) by Babak Farrokhi (farrokhi@) is an excellent walk-through style book that guides the reader to how to perform, both common and uncommon, administration tasks with FreeBSD, ranging from basic system configuration to firewall and network services configurations.

This book is divided into three sections, system configuration, network configuration and network services and together they cover a lot of ground.

Chapter 1 through 4 deals with basic system configuration ranging from partition layout, swap configuration, quotas, software RAID (GEOM framwork) to maintaining and keeping a system updated and secure, not only the FreeBSD system itself but also third party applications.

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