This is great, thank you so much!  I have read all of those books but thank
you for the information.
 thanks Leroy Jordan

On Feb 23, 2018 6:48 AM, "Fabio Almeida" <> wrote:

> Hi Leroy,
> I recommend you to read and study at least:
> - - Everything, from top to bottom.
> - DNS & Bind - To get a good understanding of Internet and how things work
> in general.
> - Some network and TCP/IP specific books**
> - Absolute OpenBSD
> - The Book of PF
> **For me that was TCP/IP Illustrated, Internetworking with TCP/IP Series...
> For firewall concepts and architecture a very good book at the time (2003)
> was Linux Firewalls 2nd Edition - New Riders.
> It's an old book, and it's not OpenBSD related, but I give it to you just
> as an example, it was my starting point, and a very good one, besides, it's
> good to know something about different systems, this way you can build a
> good and solid base of knowledge.
> Another aspect of OpenBSD you'll soon discover is the quality of
> documentation, especially man pages, they are really useful, different from
> other systems, OpenBSD man pages give you examples and good descriptions,
> it's possible to configure and understand something you've never done
> before just by reading the man pages.
> That's it, I hope it helps on your journey.
> Fabio Almeida
> On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 6:36 PM, leroy jordan <>
> wrote:
>> I'm new to oBSD. However, I do wont to learn so i can contribute. The
>> skills; that I have so far has came from the books that are suggested from
>> the Open website. Which are useful in getting me started. but  they don't
>> have all the answers and when I post o misc no one seems to reply I know
>> this is not kindergarten. you're not going to hold my hand however how
>> will
>> I ever learn.
>> If no one reaches out I use the emails as a teaching tool so you can bash
>> me all you want but I'm not going to give up I'm all in.
>>  maybe I'm just ranting.
>> Thanks Leroy Jordan

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