Chapter 31. Advanced Networking

Table of Contents
31.1. Synopsis
31.2. Gateways and Routes
31.3. Wireless Networking
31.4. Bluetooth
31.5. Bridging
31.6. Link Aggregation and Failover
31.7. Diskless Operation
31.8. PXE Booting with an NFS Root File System
31.9. Network Address Translation
31.10. IPv6
31.11. Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
31.12. Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP)

31.1. 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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