Chapter 30. Advanced Networking

Table of Contents
30.1. Synopsis
30.2. Gateways and Routes
30.3. Wireless Networking
30.4. USB Tethering
30.5. Bluetooth
30.6. Bridging
30.7. Link Aggregation and Failover
30.8. Diskless Operation with PXE
30.9. IPv6
30.10. Common Address Redundancy Protocol (CARP)
30.11. VLANs

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:

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