FreeBSD has always been my OS of choice but in the past I have always viewed upgrades as one point of failure. What if the upgrade doesn’t go as expected, How do I role it back? If you have FreeBSD […]
I have a web application running on Apache 2.4 that I would like to be password protected for everyone except for my local network. If someone access it from my local network, it should let them in without a password.
Every year it seems like more and more network devices get installed on our networks. Switches, router, firewall, access points are just a few of the devices that get installed. Each of them has a configuration file that gets setup […]
At times we have to collect the last 7 or 15 days of data from MySQL. For example to create graphs or stats for the past x amount of days or weeks. You can use these examples anytime you want records from […]
This article will document the procedure to setup a second UFS filesystem on a second drive and have it added into your FreeBSD server. Installing a second drive into FreeBSD can be done line without a shutdown. The only reason […]
Resizing the boot drive on a FreeBSD server can seem a little daunting since that if the drive that FreeBSD is running on. This post will show that it is not that hard, if your FreeBSD server is a guest […]
If you need to know what ports are open and listening on your FreeBSD servers, you can use a few commands. Netstat -An used to me my goto command for pulling up a list of ports that are listening but […]
I own a Synology NAS and it now supports the free certificates from Let’s Encrypt. The only problem with Synology’s implimentation is that they only allow the web (HTTP-01) method of certificate verification. This means that I have to map […]