Administering FreeBSD Training Course

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Duration Duration

21 hours (usually 3 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Knowledge of FreeBSD user level.

Overview Overview

The course participants will learn:

  • How and why to configure and compile your own kernel?
  • How to create device files?
  • How to customize your system to suit your needs?
  • How to optimize your system?
  • How is it implemented the system startup process?
  • How to create, manage, and delete user accounts?
  • To restrict user resources (memory, CPU, number of concurrent sessions, etc..)?

Course Outline Course Outline

Configuring the FreeBSD Kernel

  • Why build your own kernel?
  • Compiling and installing the kernel
  • The configuration file
  • Creating Device Nodes

Configuring and tuning the system

  • Initial Configuration
  • Index System Configuration
  • Application configuration
  • Starting and services management (services)
  • Configuring the cron daemon
  • Configure the network adapters
  • Create Virtual Hosts
  • Configuration files
  • Disk Management
  • Limits management kernel (Kernel Limits)
  • Adding swap space

The boot process FreeBS

  • Use interactive mode when the kernel booted
  • Program Init
  • The procedures for closing system

User and Account Management

  • Superuser account
  • System accounts
  • User accounts
  • Modifying accounts
  • Imposing limits on users
  • Adapting to the needs of user accounts
  • Managing Groups

The file system

  • Create a partition
  • Create basic backup (backups)
  • Network (NFS), Memory, File-Backed File Systems
  • Snapshot file system (File System Snapshots)
  • Assignments (File System Quotas)
  • Encrypting Disk Partition


  • FreeBSD Security
  • DES, MD5, and Crypt
  • One-time Passwords
  • TCP Wrappers
  • OpenSSH
  • File System Access Control Lists
  • FreeBSD Security Advisories

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Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From $9350
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Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
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The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
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The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
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2 $5485 $4060
3 $4197 $3197
4 $3553 $2765
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QC, Montreal - University StreetMon, Nov 14 2016, 9:30 am$6650 / $10400
BC, Vancouver Park PlaceTue, Nov 15 2016, 9:30 am$6650 / $9500
BC, Victoria - The AtriumWed, Nov 16 2016, 9:30 am$6650 / $9950
BC, Burnaby Wed, Nov 16 2016, 9:30 am$6650 / $9500
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