FreeBSD vs Linux

As I already discussed the differences between Unix and Linux operating systems. FreeBSD is an operating system based on Unix. Today in this article, we will discuss the differences between FreeBSD and Linux operating systems. What is FreeBSD? FreeBSD is a free and open-source operating system. It is descended from BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution) which … Read more

FreeBSD Jails

FreeBSD Jail is nothing but OS-level virtualization that allows partitioning a system into several independent mini-systems. These mini-systems are called Jails, a jail could be a complete jail that resembles the whole system or a service jail that is created for specific services such as web server, database server, etc. The process of building jails … Read more

How To Setup And Use PF Firewall On FreeBSD 12.1?

A firewall is a network security system that monitors incoming and outgoing network traffic flows through a system. It allows or blocks the data packets based on a set of security rules that are predefined in the system. It acts as a barrier between internal and external sources such as the internet and blocks malicious … Read more

FreeBSD: Disable User’s Login

FreeBSD is a free and open-source Unix-like operating system descended from the Berkeley Software Distribution. It is used to power modern servers, desktops, and embedded platforms. Securing a system running FreeBSD is important because it can have important data stored on it. In a bigger organization where many users can have access to a system, it is … Read more

How To Change The Hostname On A FreeBSD Machine?

The hostname is the name given to a computer so that it could be identified uniquely when connected to a network. The installer asks and setup the hostname while installing FreeBSD in a system. Sometimes you may want to change the hostname after installing FreeBSD operating system to somewhat relevant to the service running on … Read more

FreeBSD: Install And Use Bash Shell

In Unix like operating systems, a shell is a program that interprets the command, executes, takes input(s), and prints output(s) on the terminal. FreeBSD uses tcsh as the default root shell and sh as the default user shell. For the purpose of bash scripting, you might need it in FreeBSD. So this article describes how … Read more