We had a power loss at home not too long ago which caused my FreeBSD box to reboot endlessly despite running ‘fsck’ It turned out there were several existing PID files leftover in /var/run/ that were not deleted by the system after power came back. It was baffling because the system would go through the […]
If you disable swap on FreeBSD running Squid, the kernel will kill the process when traffic going through Squid goes up. So do yourself a favor and enable swap. And leave it alone. 🙂
We now have these Wisdom items in stock: 2001 (Pink), 7001 (Pink) & 130406 (Black) & 2015 (Black)
We now have these JWorld items in stock: JW-100 -Urban, Graffiti, Atlas & Road Trip as well as DJB-22 Atlas, LD-06 Blue Raspberry & DJ-19 Black & Pink Logo.
I signed-up to be on the waiting list last week, but quickly noticed today there was a spot available. They had a promo with 2 x 240GB SSDs so I took the bait and tried out their Bare Metal Server running a pre-installed FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE amd64 (my choice). Deployed and in less than 3 minutes, […]
I’ve got a few @vultr instances that have Squid listening for connections that I also use to tunnel through my local machine’s HTTP/HTTPS traffic. In the example config below, Piscataway is the “jump host” to Frankfurt & Tokyo Remember to modify the “username”, “ip address” & “port” values accordingly. Also, I’m assuming you already have […]
Before you install the latest and greatest hyped WordPress security plugin out there, first, do some basic inventory of what lives in the DocumentRoot – depending on your setup, there may be several of these locations. Manually examine them closely using a shell or file browser. Setup a @vultr VPS for $6/month and utilize the […]
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When you compile Apache 2.4.x & OpenSSL 1.1.x on FreeBSD from source (ports), and you also use “pkg” to install or upgrade applications, you’ll run into all sorts of random errors – one of them is mod_ssl.so: Undefined symbol “RAND_egd” To fix the problem, try this remedy which seems to work:
Resolving issues when you encounter 401 (auth) or 403 (forbidden) related errors is relatively easy. Tailing log files and looking at directory/file permissions from the console is the starting point. But what happens when you encounter what is called an “500 – Internal Server Error”? It turns out, there are multiple levels of logging available […]