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 […]
Looking under the hood, it looks like OpenSSL 1.1.1a is the default install on FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE base. We use Squid 4.4 & Apache 2.4.37 both of which had to be recompiled. Just a few notes if you share a similar configuration: build /usr/ports/security/openssl111/ or use pkg Once all modifications are finalized, restart Apache and fire […]
Danskoya (Norway), Hokkaido (Japan) and Alaska (USA) are three places I’d like to visit someday with my wife & kids. The serenity, blistering cold, vast spaces of wilderness, tributaries of flowing rivers & lakes, majestic coastlines, the rich history of local natives are just some of the reasons why I am drawn to these remote […]
written by Pete Batard, this neat tool helps you create bootable USB drives of various types of operating systems. It supports .img and .iso source files just to name a few. The software is free & open-source and can be downloaded from https://rufus.ie/ At Danskoya.com, we utilize Rufus to create & maintain bootdisks for Windows […]
If you don’t need WebRTC, you can disable it: In Firefox, type about:config in the URL bar then search for media.peerconnection.enabled, highlight it then right-click and select Toggle to set the Value to false In Chrome, install the WebRTC Leak Prevent plugin by Aaron Horler and set the IP-handling policy to Disable non-proxied UDP (force […]
Danskøya is Norwegian for Danes Island located in Norway’s Svalbard archipelago in the Arctic Ocean. To learn more, visit the Wikipedia link.
Update: 4/23/20 – if Squid 4.11 chokes with http_port 22.214.171.124:listening_port and /etc/rc.conf is configured for DHCP, modify it to http_port listening_port and the reverse tunnel should work again. *** Update: 4/10/20 – just quick note that using “localhost” with these reverse tunnels will not work if SSHD, Squid or some other service is configured to […]