Building a Server with FreeBSD 7 by Bryan J. Hong

By Bryan J. Hong

This can be the one such a lot useful laptop publication i've got learn. i've been dabbling with establishing a server for months. modern servers make the most of such a lot of various applied sciences (HTTP, SQL, SSH, SSL, FTP, DNS, Mail) that simply collecting the knowledge to establish server with commonplace beneficial properties is a huge job - specially whether it is no longer your genuine task. it's lovely easy to discover info on establishing a specific package deal, yet demanding to get details to make all of it paintings together.This ebook takes a really transparent flowchart strategy and tells you what to put in and in what order. if you would like an online server, a mail server, a dossier server, or a few variation, this publication might help you to construct it. i do know that pro process directors frown at the scripted "type this after which this" method of constructing a server yet you should begin someplace. This e-book can help you to establish an entire fledged operating and comparatively safe server. From there to be able to examine extra a couple of specific expertise, nice cross correct forward and delve in deeper (with one other extra particular book.) you'll after following the directions during this e-book have an outstanding platform to configure and expand.I have learn a number of different books on diverse variations of BSD and this one quite pulled all of it jointly.

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Db, which is stored in the /var/db/pkg directory. html . 72. 2. 72. 3. 72. 4. PREPARATION Become the superuser. 72. 5. INSTALL If you installed the ports collection when you installed FreeBSD (as discussed in the previous chapter), skip to the "Configure " section below. Otherwise, insert the FreeBSD CD into the CD drive, then enter the following commands to mount the FreeBSD CD, change to the correct working directory, and install the ports collection to the /usr/ports directory. 72. 6. CONFIGURE Keeping the ports collection up to date ensures that applications you install via the ports system are the latest versions available.

The master password file stores passwords for all user accounts on the system. Courier -IMAP Server includes both an IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) and POP3 (Post Office Protocol version 3) server implementation, and both rely on Courier-authlib for authentication. passwd using Courier-authlib's authpam authentication module. Courier-authlib then consults FreeBSD's built-in PAM (Pluggable Authentication Modules) library to authenticate. If authentication is successful, the user is allowed to access services offered by Courier-IMAP.

72. 12. NOTES   The HTTP server uses the default port 80 for non-secure communications. The SSL-enabled HTTP server uses the default port 443 for secure communications. If you are behind a NAT router, be sure to forward these ports to your server. ) The default root folder of the HTTP server is /usr/local/www/apache22/data. conf. 72. Chapter 4. 1. 0" page 43). passwd. The master password file stores passwords for all user accounts on the system. Courier -IMAP Server includes both an IMAP (Internet Message Access Protocol) and POP3 (Post Office Protocol version 3) server implementation, and both rely on Courier-authlib for authentication.

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