This book is written for experienced Unix users or system administrators who want to add OpenBSD to their repertoire. I assume you’re familiar with basic commands, such as
ping(8), and so on, and that you know why each command in this list includes a number in parentheses after the name. We’ll discuss many programs that you might already be familiar with, but that might be slightly different in OpenBSD.
For maximum benefit, you should install OpenBSD on a dedicated machine. OpenBSD can coexist with other operating systems or run in a virtual machine, but if you’re going to use OpenBSD in a production environment, you should run it on its own.
Many people believe that OpenBSD is not the easiest Unix-like operating ...