Simple setup instructions for TCP Wrappers for FreeBSD. 1. Add the TCP Wrappers port from /usr/ports/security/tcp_wrappers, or add it as a package from /stand/sysinstall. 2. Set up banners. Banners contain the message displayed, if any, when tcpd is called for a particular service. Create the banners directory if necessary, and create the banner files as [...]
Disk manufacturers calculate gigabytes as a billion bytes each, whereas FreeBSD calculates them as 1,073,741,824Â bytes each. This explains why, for example, FreeBSD’s boot messages will report a disk that supposedly has 80Â GB as holding 76,319Â MB. Also note that FreeBSD will (by default) reserve 8% of the disk space.
It is important to note that in FreeBSD (unlike linux) you will use the correct netmask for all IPs (even aliases) but with FreeBSD you will only need this once. After you have added the first IP the rest of the IPS (aliases) will use netmask 255.255.255.255. The following will guide you to how to [...]