Installation first, now configure the software. Server is ready.
You’ve installed OpenBSD and rebooted into a bare-bones system. Of course, a minimal Unix-like system is actually pretty boring. While it makes for a powerful foundation, it doesn’t actually do much of anything.
To get you started, this chapter covers some of the basic steps you should take after installing OpenBSD to establish a firm platform for later work. We’ll jump right into basic tasks such as correcting the time zone, setting a default gateway, and setting an email alias for the root account.
But a bit of forewarning: You can change ...