Chapter 30. Advanced Networking

Table of Contents
30.1. Synopsis
30.2. Gateways and Routes
30.3. Wireless Networking
30.4. Bluetooth
30.5. Bridging
30.6. Link Aggregation and Failover
30.7. Diskless Operation
30.8. PXE Booting with an NFS Root File System
30.9. Network Address Translation
30.10. IPv6
30.11. Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
30.12. Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP)

30.1. Synopsis

This chapter covers a number of advanced networking topics.

After reading this chapter, you will know:

  • The basics of gateways and routes.

  • How to set up IEEE® 802.11 and Bluetooth® devices.

  • How to make FreeBSD act as a bridge.

  • How to set up network booting on a diskless machine.

  • How to set up network PXE booting with an NFS root file system.

  • How to set up network address translation.

  • How to set up IPv6 on a FreeBSD machine.

  • How to configure ATM.

  • How to enable and utilize the features of the Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP) in FreeBSD.

Before reading this chapter, you should:

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