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configure single /32 ip address to FreeBSD server

Our upstream provider assigned us a single /32 ip address. How can we configure our FreeBSd server to use it? So far we have this in /etc/rc.conf: ifconfig_em0="inet a.b.c.d/32 netmask ...
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Moving MRTG Installation

We have an MRTG installation that has been working for the last 3 years, I noticed that after 18 or so months the data would start recording a fresh. Now I wanted to transfer the installation and all ...
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Increase number of connections per socket

How do I increase the number of connections each socket can accept? I know that you can increase the total number of connections using: # sysctl kern.ipc.somaxconn=4096 But each connection is then ...
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Limit ftp connections with pf firewall at FreeBSD

I want to limit simultaneous FTP connections to my FreeBSD server with the pf firewall. For example that only 10 simultaneous connection are possible to the port 20 or 21 from one source IP. I use ...
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FreeBSD Ngnix installation error

I have a VPS which has Apache webserver installed. I'm trying to install Ngnix on it since my new server will be needing to handle large amount of connection simultaneously. I used this install guide ...
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Puppet agent on FreeBSD skipping runs

I am experimenting with puppet and we are using FreeBSD on some servers. I noticed that the agent on the FreeBSD is for some reason skipping runs, i.e.: May 6 09:19:15 eagle puppet-agent[66970]: ...
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ProFTPD permissions in FreeBSD 9

I'm currently administrating a FreeBSD 9 server with multiple sites hosted. For example: example1.com example2.com example3.com I need to grant read/write permissions to developers so they will be ...
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natd redirect_port didn't work

I have an virtual box freebsd 9.0 installation, on which I have working moinmoin2.0. Moin works on 127.0.0.1:8080 and I want to get access by external IP, e.g. 192.168.1.145:80. I try to use the ...
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How do I confirm that nginx aio is working on FreeBSD?

I have nginx configured with aio on; and no special prep on the OS side. I tested loading lots of small jpegs from multiple clients, but there was not much of a different between aio on and aio ...
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How to configure jailed apache to be accessible on the network

I have jailed apache on freebsd on a private network with ip address 192.168.100.174, I have another apache server running on the host but it is configured to listen on its other IP addresses but ...
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FreeBSD 9 (amd64) reboot/shutdown process is very slow

I have a Dell Poweredge 2900 III with FreeBSD 9 (amd64), the server uses mfi wich handles a raid10, I had to reboot the server, but notice that either when rebooting or shutting down the server, ...
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FreeBSD high load loopback interface

I have a problem with a FreeBSD server. There is a FreeBSD 9.0 amd64, two network cards em1 (internet), em0 (local network) configured firewall ipfw, natd, squid (not transparent), the server acts as ...
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recursive grep started at / hangs

I have used following grep search pattern on multiple platforms: grep -r -I -D skip 'string_to_match' / For example on FreeBSD 8.0, FreeBSD 6.4 and Debian 6.0(squeeze). Command does a recursive ...
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Can not establish connection after adding the IP Failover

I've bought an dedicated server some days ago, and now its time to setup some more IP failovers to handle my services, unfortunately, it seems like I can not access certain ports anymore if I'm using ...
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trying to “setup apache fastcgi”

my system is: wx3# uname -a FreeBSD wx3 9.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE #0: Tue Jan 3 07:46:30 UTC 2012 root@farrell.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 wx3# packages ...
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Serve an NFS mount over TFTP

I have a FreeBSD server on which I would like to run a TFTP server (for PXE). My daemon of choice is tftp-hpa and I have it configured to serve from /tftpboot properly. It works unless I mount ...
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Multiple spawn-fcgi instances in rc.conf

I need to run two instances of spawn-fcgi on my FreeBSD 8.2 box - one for PHP and one for Python scripts. I can run them manually like this: /usr/local/bin/spawn-fcgi -a 127.0.0.1 -p 9000 -- ...
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Make: Permission Denied (until I `cd .`)

I have an account on a shared host running FreeBSD 5.5-STABLE. I was compiling my own version of Ruby today, and encountered this anomaly: If I tried to execute 'make', I get a "permission denied" ...
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SSH connect to FreeBSD9 suddenly started to freeze randomly

I have a KVM FreeBSD 9.2 box for a long time. 5 days ago I had a 2h ssh incoming session on this box with no freezes. No system/soft updates or significant system changes were made. Today I can't ...
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Drupal 8.0.5 and FreeBSD 10.2 Issues

I am running a FreeBSD 10.2 server with Apache 2.4.18, php56-, and SQL 57. I am trying to install Drupal 8.0.5, but I am stuck. I got the PHP stuff working, as well as the clean URL things that drupal ...
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FreeBSD IRQ Affinity using cpuset. No mather use hexa or dicimal for -l #IRQ parameter?

I just put my FreeBSD 10.2-STABLE router in production running with Quagga 0.99.24.1, compiled throught Ports. After pass all traffic to this machine the load of S.O. been very hight and everything ...
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Freebsd 10 install with non standard gateway route

Some service providers offer dedicated/vps nodes with non standard gateways (ie not in the same subnet). For instance : ip add 10.0.1.1/32 with gateway 56.0.1.1 For this purpose some manual steps ...
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Can't access python glass server from virtualbox on localhost

I have Virtualbox container with FreeBSD installed where Aquarium with Glass server are running on port 9080, it is accessible from within the container. Container network is configured to use ...
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Setup SunFire 440 Raid Configuration

How can I setup Internal Hard disk RAID5 configuration? I have SunFire 440 machine with 4 internal hard disk. I have never worked on Sun systems except for now and I am exploring google for the above ...
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FreeBSD & Jails: Send mail through Postfix in Jail

I have FreeBSD 10.2 and I'm using several Jails, one of them has Postfix installed. I want my other jails and my host system to use the local Postfix installation in the Jail. They should use ...
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mysql won't start on FreeBSD

We recently picked up a client that has a site hosted on a FreeBSD box. The stack is FAMP. Things were chugging along just fine until recently mysql seems to have stopped running. There is no mysql ...
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FreeNAS Flash Drive Corruption

The flash drive that had FreeNAS on it was unplugged while the system was running. Now when I start the system, I get the following error: GRUB loading . . Welcome to GRUB! error: unknown ...
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no SASL authentication mechanisms

I am running freebsd 10.1 with postfix and Dovecot. In the mail logs for postfix, I get this error: fatal: no SASL authentication mechanisms Below is dovecot log errors: Error: auth: ...
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Lost connection to MySQL server at ‘reading initial communication packet’

I am using FreeBSD 9.2 and mysql 5.5 and i am using SOMETIMES this error - * Lost connection to MySQL server at 'reading initial communication packet', system error: 0* when i am executing sql ...
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Redirecting Public IPs to jails

My plan is to set up a server where I have several jails. Currently, I am planning on running three of them: a webserver, an owncloud server and a Teamspeak 3 server. I got it running so far that I ...
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DNSsec error in Bind9.10 following update of freebsd10.1

My DNSsec began to fail following a ports update. I have reinstalled Bind on both master and slave but the error still persist. 35 ;; WE HAVE MATERIAL, WE NOW DO VALIDATION 36 ;; VERIFYING A RRset ...
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FreeNAS is getting Uncorrectable parity/CRC errors

In my FreeNAS 9.3 installation I am getting more and more Uncorrectable parity/CRC errors (like these here: May 15 13:39:41 freenas (ada1:ahcich1:0:0:0): READ_FPDMA_QUEUED. ACB: 60 00 b8 0e 18 40 91 ...
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How to pass all requests to some site via specific WAN interface in pfSense?

I have multi-WAN configuration on pfSense. I suspect, that some secured web sites (like hosting control panels) dislike that requests are coming from different IPs and hence asking various ...
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FreeBSD jail with ezjail fails to log in with non root users

I just installed a fresh new FreeBSD 10.1 (FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p9) and set up a jail with ezjail (ezjail-admin v3.3). Inside the jail I created a new user: Login: test Password: * Uid [#]: 1001 Gid ...
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Installation of FreeBSD freezes on VMware

I am trying to install FreeBSD on VMware by mounting FreeBSD-9.2-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso. The installation proceeds fine untill i reach the following screen I have been waiting for an hour and ...
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FreeBSD pfsense root CA fails

I have some problem with root CA of my pfsense installation. My test script is this: openssl s_client -showcerts -connect fbstatic-a.akamaihd.net:443 And the answer is: Verify return code: 20 ...
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Sending syslog from jail to host fails

I'm trying to send logs from a jail to the host system on FreeBSD 10. I think everything is setup correctly but I can't get it working. Sending logs directly from Nginx 1.7 works but not sending ...
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Awstats - Update the log path for multiple configs at once

I'm running a FAMP (FreeBSD, Apache...) box and just updated Apache to 2.4. We have somewhere around 100 sites running on this box as vhosts, and they all have their own separate config file for ...
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Issue with Bash Script On FreeBSD

I have the below bash script set to run every hour via cron as the root user. The purpose of this script is to email us when files have been uploaded to our sftp server and send us the logins. Here is ...
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GPT partition errors on boot - ZFS FreeBSD

My system appears to be running fine and I'm just trying to clean up errors. That said... On boot, I get the following errors for all drives in a 24 disk storage enclosure: GEOM: ...
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forward a single message from queue with sendmail

I have a message in the mail queue which has been deferred because the recipient box is full. The message isn't in my mailbox, just the queue. Is it possible to forward that message to a different ...
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ports in freebsd jail fetching but not updating

I've created a jail to host my webserver/blog, but when attempting to build any port, I consistently get the message "portsnap: Directory is not writable: /usr/ports". Attached is a screen capture ...
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FreeBSD 10 IPFW IPv6

I'm struggling to allow IPv6 connections on my FreeBSD 10 server. I have a working IPv6 connection. But IPFW blocks all the IPv6 traffic. #!/bin/sh # # flush existing rules ipfw -q flush # allow ...
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Piping stream into tar on FreeBSD

I am trying to pipe a tar/gzip archive into tar to decompress it. The script I have is part of a self extracting installer, where my archive is appended to the script. This works fine on linux, and ...
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Setting enviromental variables for login shells under root account in FreeBSD

I am currently in the process of configuring Open Grid Scheduler in FreeBSD. As part of this process I need to set the environmental variableSGE_ROOTas root. To do this I have been experimenting with ...
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add a directory inside freebsd jail

Not sure if this is correct, but i have now installed freebsd 10 on top of ZFS with jails and have created a jail for Mongodb. For the data files I used the following: zfs create -o atime=off \ ...
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FreeBSD jail with IPFW with loopback - unable to connect loopback interface

I am trying to configure a one IP jail with loopback interface, but I am unsure how to configure the IPFW rules to allow traffic to pass between the jail and the network card on the server. I have ...
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WARNING: failed to start git_daemon

I follow this http://bin63.com/how-to-setup-a-git-repository-on-freebsd tutorial to the letter and edit: /etc/rc.conf with: git_daemon_enable="YES" git_daemon_directory="/git" ...
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Apache mod_rewrite - why friendly URL doesn't works with static files?

My configuration to use friendly URL works fine when the destination is a php script, like this: RewriteRule ^products/([a-z0-9-]+)/([0-9]+)/?$ /prod.php?id=$2&name=$1 [NC] But, when I use a ...
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Local file server needs root access to change permissions

The previous developers set up a local Linux file server (FreeNAS 8.1) and while we can log in through the username they provided we do not have root access so we can not change permissions or do ...