Chapter30.Advanced Networking

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 USB tethering.

  • How to set up IEEE 802.11 and Bluetooth devices.

  • How to make FreeBSD act as a bridge.

  • How to set up network PXE booting.

  • How to set up IPv6 on a FreeBSD machine.

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

  • How to configure multiple VLANs on FreeBSD.

Before reading this chapter, you should: