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This tutorial exlains how to set up vnStat on FreeBSD 7. vnStat is a console-based network traffic monitor that keeps a log of hourly, daily and monthly network traffic for the selected interface(s). vnStat itself is a console mode only, … Continue reading
Greylisting is an important tool in the war against spam. Servers who connect to a mail server with an active greylisting are given a 450 recipent address rejected error the first time they try to connect and will not be … Continue reading
Referring to “LAMP” with regards to FreeBSD doesn’t make sense, but anyway, that’s how the author titled this howto “Setting up LAMP on FreeBSD“. I’m not complaining, it’s always nice to see FreeBSD related article on Linux.com ;-) Setting up … Continue reading
The other day I came across some neat instructions on how to set up FreeBSD with MySQL 6.0. It’s pretty straight forward: Download MySQL 6.0 here Extract the files to /usr/local/mysql Add MySQL group “groupadd mysql” Add MySQL user “useradd … Continue reading
It is possible to spawn a completely jailed second (or many!) operating system within a modern FreeBSD install. Doing so can be tricky, but here I will document the method that I have found works for me. The first most … Continue reading
What is daemontools? From the daemontools website: daemontools is a collection of tools for managing UNIX services. supervise monitors a service. It starts the service and restarts the service if it dies. Setting up a new service is easy: all … Continue reading