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Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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Using OpenBSD Problem-Solving Resources

Let’s pick a common question and use the OpenBSD resources to solve it, without resorting to sending mail. One of the things OpenBSD is known for is its support for cryptography in hardware. How does that work, and what does OpenBSD do to support it? Here’s how I would search for information on this topic from each information source the OpenBSD Project provides.

Using the OpenBSD Website

Look at http://www.OpenBSD.org/ and you’ll see a link to Crypto. This takes you to the Cryptography page, which covers OpenBSD’s cryptography support. It includes algorithms and discusses how the team has integrated OpenSSL into hardware cryptographic accelerators. Read, learn, and enjoy.

Using Man Pages

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