A curated list of awesome OpenBSD resources

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Awesome OpenBSD

Curated list of resources about OpenBSD :blowfish:


Official OpenBSD

  • OpenBSD Project
  • OpenBSD Foundation
  • OpenBSD Umbrella:
    • OpenSSH - the premier connectivity tool for remote login with the SSH protocol
    • LibreSSL - a version of the TLS/crypto stack forked from OpenSSL in 2014, with goals of modernizing the codebase, improving security, and applying best practice development processes
    • OpenNTPD - free and easy to use implementation of the Network Time Protocol
    • OpenSMTPD - free implementation of the server-side SMTP protocol as defined by RFC 5321
    • OpenBGPD - free implementation of the Border Gateway Protocol, Version 4
    • rpki-client - free and easy-to-use implementation of the RPKI for Relying Parties (RP) to facilitate validation of the Route Origin of a BGP announcement
    • mandoc - free UNIX manpage compiler toolset
    • Game of Trees - version control system which prioritizes ease of use and simplicity over flexibility

Projects around OpenBSD

OpenBSD stats

OpenBSD-based projects

  • closed-source RTMX sells a version of OpenBSD which has a full complement of POSIX real-time features added to it.
  • closed-source genua offers sophisticated IT security solutions based on OpenBSD: The two-tier genugate system is the only firewall certified by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) at E3 / high level under the ITSEC international standard.
  • closed-source ATMNIS - первая и единственная UNIX-подобная защищённая операционная система в Украине, сертифицированная к использованию при создании комплексных систем защиты информации (КСЗИ) классов 2 и 3. See slides.
  • closed-source Calyptix Security - firewall to protect and manage SMB networks. See slides.
  • closed-source M:Tier: OpenBSD thin client (slides), OpenBSD enterprise desktop for Fortune 500 companies (slides and article), Long Term Support subscription.
  • opensource Security Router
  • opensource MirOS
  • opensource Bitrig
  • opensource reflash
  • opensource OpenBSD Flashboot
  • opensource FuguIta is a live system based on OpenBSD that is designed to run from removable media. Note a portion of documentation is only available in Japanese.








BSD User groups

Mailing lists




Interviews with OpenBSD developers

OpenBSD Countries Communities

Selected articles


Third Party repositories

OpenBSD Provisioning

Portable OpenBSD Components

OpenBSD Developers

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