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Getting installation MediaEdit

Grab a install media from the OpenBSD home page and burn it to a CD.

The installation processEdit

Set your BIOS to boot from CD. Restart the computer with the CD in the drive. Press enter when a prompt appears. Press I. Follow the directions.

Post-installEdit

Reading Theo's Welcome emailEdit

cat /var/mail/root

man afterbootEdit

ErataEdit

FIXME: add something here

Change Root PasswordEdit

passwd root

Verify System DateEdit

date

Verify HostnameEdit

hostname

Verify Network Interface and Routing TablesEdit

ifconfig

Verify Disk Mounts and SwapEdit

df

Keyboard typeEdit

FIXME: add something here

PrintersEdit

FIXME: add something here

Mail AliasesEdit

FIXME: add something here

SendmailEdit

FIXME: add something here

Security Tweaks (optional)Edit

chflags schg /bsd
chflags schg /etc/changelist
chflags schg /etc/daily
chflags schg /etc/inetd.conf
chflags schg /etc/netstart
chflags schg /etc/pf.conf
chflags schg /etc/rc
chflags schg /etc/rc.conf
chflags schg /etc/rc.local
chflags schg /etc/rc.securelevel
chflags schg /etc/rc.shutdown
chflags schg /etc/security
chflags schg /etc/mtree/special
chflags -R schg /bin
chflags -R schg /sbin
chflags -R schg /usr/bin
chflags -R schg /usr/libexec
chflags -R schg /usr/sbin

Verify CrontabEdit

cat /etc/crontab

Disable unnecessary daemonsEdit

Note: If you did set the "schg" flag on /etc/rc.conf (you should remember doing chflags schg /etc/rc.conf), run these commands instead:

chflags noschg /etc/rc.conf
vi /etc/rc.conf
chflags schg /etc/rc.conf

Otherwise:

vi /etc/rc.conf

Adding UsersEdit

adduserEdit

adduser <user>
passwd <user>

visudoEdit

visudo

Disable login for a specific userEdit

chsh -s true <user>

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