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openbsd “/usr/ports/infrastructure/build/out-of-date”-script

I have a question regarding the openbsd "out-of-date" script for ports. For the port "nss" for example I get the output, that there is an update vom sqlite3.13.3 to sqlite3.14.0. Why do I get this ...
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Can I create a pf rule involving MAC address instead of IP?

The title is self explanatory. I want to create rules in pf running on OpenBSD 4.9 for perticular MAC address, something like pass in on eth0 from mac 00:04:34:5f:34:33 to mac 34:32:34:06:5e:22 I ...
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OpenBSD pf - implementing the equivalent of an iptables DNAT

Short version Server A (OpenBSD 4.7) connects to server B (Windows). IP of server B changes. Server A should be able to connect to server B to both the old and new IP. We cannot configure multiple ...
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Help me upgrade my pf.conf for OpenBSD 4.7

I'm planning on upgrading my OpenBSD to 4.7 (from 4.6) and as you may or may not know, they changed the syntax for pf.conf. This is the relevant portion from the upgrade guide: pf(4) NAT syntax ...
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Port forwarding with URL on OpenBSD 4.5

I need to setup forwarding on gateway machine with following request from client: Is it possible to setup pf.conf on OpenBSD 4.5 machine, but instead IP address to have given URL such as ...
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Bridging: OpenBSD vs Linux [closed]

The bridge interface under Linux is quite dumb. In the end, it's just very inconvenient to use: you have to delete all IP configurations from the attached interfaces and somehow migrate the ...
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OpenBSD 5.0 pf with NAT & Port Forwarding

Port forwarding does not seem to work properly, incoming connections apparently are blocked. Is there something wrong with my pf.conf? # Performance limits set limit states 200000 set limit ...
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OpenBsd 5 port forwarding

I'm trying to configure pf port forwarding on OpenBSD 5.0 The firewall machine has two nics: em0: 192.168.200.3 vic0: 192.65.214.136 I would like to forward all packets comming into ...
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Trouble P2Ving OpenBSD 4.0 to VMWare

I've been tasked with migrating a physical OpenBSD 4.0 boxes to our VMWare ESXi farm. I used VMWare's Converter 4.1 CD to perform a cold migration which completed successfully. Prior to the first boot ...
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How to configure something like “Reflexive ACL” on OpenBSD?

My U-Verse modem has something called "Reflexive ACL" described as Reflexive ACL: When IPv6 is enabled, you can enable Reflexive Access Control Lists to deny inbound IPv6 traffic unless this ...
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openbsd carp with multiple external vip's

Is there any way to setup multiple carp vip's without creating a separate hostname.if file for each address? Our colo has provided us with a /25 external network. Three addresses from this range are ...
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Is anyone else using OpenBSD as a router in the enterprise? What hardware are you running it on? [closed]

We have an OpenBSD router at each of our locations, currently running on generic "homebrew" PC hardware in a 4U server case. Due to reliability concerns and space considerations we're looking at ...
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OpenBSD and filesystem snapshots

What is the best solution, if any, for carrying out LVM style filesystem snapshots on OpenBSD?
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Is there an equivalent of LinuxIMQs in BSD?

Is there an equivalent of LinuxIMQs in BSD ? From linuximq.net: The imq device has two common usage cases: Ingress shaping: With linux only egress shaping is possible (except for the ingress ...
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Insecure NFS ports on OpenBSD server

I have a OpenBSD 4.9 server running. Now I am trying to set up NFS shares on that server. I can set it up using secure ports. However it isn't possible to mount the shares from OS X without using the ...
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Default values of pf.conf set parameters

I want to learn default values of these parameters, I read the manual of pf.conf but couldn't find, could you help? set limit states set limit src-nodes set timeout tcp.first set timeout ...
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Which BSD best suited to run as VMware guest?

I want to deploy a VM to serve DNS and files (via NFS) to other *nix systems in my infrastructure. Due to reasons beyond my control, I need a very light OS, so I naturally choose the *BSD family. ...
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How can I install OpenBSD to a SSD without a Optical Drive?

I'm searching for an OpenBSD bootable image that I can install on SSD to run pf on. I've found these images for m0n0wall and pfSense but not for OpenBSD alone. Can somebody link me to an image with ...
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Portable firewall rules for Linux and Free/Net/Open/DragonFlyBSD

I need apply the same rules (lists of IPs with allow and drop rules) in firewalls of Linux and *BSD. Do you know some application (CLI) for to convert a list of rules in the specific format of each ...
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PF OpenBSD states

We have an OpenBSD server used as firewall using the famous pf. The firewall is connected to the Internet form one side and to a local network form the other. we are experiencing a connection outage ...
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How to switch IP (including subnet) on OpenBSD without outage

I have an OpenBSD firewall where I have to change the IP on the admin interface (including changing subnet/gateway) and I'm looking for how to do this remotely without losing my SSH (so I can fix ...
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OpenVPN on OpenBSD 4.8: How do I set up a VPN for road warriors in bridged mode

I'd like to set up an OpenVPN server on my OpenBSD router. I'd like to run it in bridged mode, so the IPs given to the road warriors are from the local network subnet. I'd like to use the DNS server ...
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Sharing distfiles between FreeBSD, OpenBSD, and Gentoo

Currently I have a few FreeBSD servers with one of them acting as build box sharing its /usr/ports and /usr/ports/distfiles (as separate file systems) through NFS. Recently I've added OpenBSD and ...
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OpenBSD pf port forwarding multiple rules

I have a few dozen servers behind OpenBSD firewall with port forwarding. Most rules are very similar and differ only in IPs or sometimes in ports forwarded, so I want to compact them to remove ...
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Why does the “boot>” prompt in OpenBSD disappear at startup?

I came home today to find my network unresponsive, and I have managed to narrow the culprit down to my OpenBSD 4.3 firewall. I attempted to power cycle it, but now at boot time it hangs, and all I ...
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M0n0wall won't pass traffic on different LAN subnets unless “Bypass firewall rules” is checked

I have a working configuration, but a question is bugging me. The question centers around having multiple subnets on a single interface. LAN: 10.10.10.1/24 OpenVPN Server LAN IP: 10.10.10.250 ...
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OpenBSD/FreeBSD Firewall w/ GUI that is compatible with Intel 82574L Gigabit LAN NICs

I recently purchased a server to run m0n0wall or pfSense but I've learned since then that both of these firewall products are based on versions of FreeBSD which weren't yet compatible with the NICs in ...
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OpenBSD logins via SSH seem to be ignoring my configured radius server

I've installed and configured a radius server upon my localhost - it is delegating auth to a remote LDAP server. Initially things look good: I can test via the console: # export user=skemp # export ...
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BSD 50% interrupt utilization in irq0/clock

On OpenBSD on an Atom 450, with HPET configured in the BIOS and not, also with Hyperthreading/ACPI on-off, nothing seems to make a difference. Here's my vmstat -iz # vmstat 2 procs memory ...
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How to make OpenVPN use VIA Padlock on OpenBSD?

I've bought a VIA based router for the only purpose to run OpenVPN on it. Unfortunately it seems that Padlock is not used. Here is the important part from dmesg: OpenBSD 4.8 (GENERIC) #136: Mon Aug ...
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Where OpenBSD stores information about pseudo interfaces

everybody. On my OpenBSD machine i have several pseudo interfaces for vlan that looks like vlan3: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> mtu 1500 lladdr 00:04:e2:c5:02:2b ...
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Restricting program access in OpenBSD

I'm hosting a svn+ssh repo on a OpenBSD box and wondered if it is possible to deny access to any other programs despite svnserve? The reason is that I want to restrict access to parts of the repo with ...
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OpenBSD and encrypted external HD for NAS - svnd or softraid?

I'm fairly new to OpenBSD but I'm trying to cobble together what you might call a poor man's NAS with an existing computer with OpenBSD and external hd. For this task, I'll have clients (both ...
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OpenBSD Routing Problem

I am running OpenBSD on a network appliance hardware. It has 5 NICs. I want to give different IP's in same subnet to 3 nics. Eg: em0: 192.168.1.5 em1: 192.168.1.90 em2: 192.168.1.56 I make the ...
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mDNS on bridged OpenVPN network

I have openvpn running on a openbsd server that is behind a firewall, so it is a local member of the LAN. The openvpn is a bridge configuration. firewall internal 10.0.10.1 openvpn server ...
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Provide IPv6 to network from OpenBSD firewall

I have an OpenBSD PF firewall that I have added a IPv6 tunnel to (using HE.net tunnelbroker). I can ping/traceroute IPv6 addresses from the firewall. Now I want to provide IPv6 services to the ...
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DHCP Server Check

I have been setting up a DHCP server in OpenBsd and I think I now have it configured correctly. However I have a couple of questions. How can I check that it is working properly before I give it ...
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Where is Mysql-server port in openbsd?

What's wrong with mysql-server port?? I can't find it anywhere /usr/ports/database/mysql is mysql-client only =( Please, don't say something like "you shouldn't use ports", only in that case if ports ...
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SuperMicro IPMI through OpenBSD PF Firewall

I'm trying to access a SuperMicro IPMI card that is behind an OpenBSD bridged firewall. A couple pieces of information: The OpenBSD firewall itself has a SuperMicro IPMI that I can access across ...
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OpenBSD in a virtual box as a firewall

Is there any merit in installing a virtual machine with OpenBSD and pf (or any other simple and secure OS + iptable) on a mac laptop and routing all the traffic through that machine? I read a similar ...
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Modern open source NIDS/HIDS and consoles?

Years back we set up an IDS solution by placing a tap in front of our exterior firewall, piping all the traffic on our DS1 through an IDS box and then sending the results off to a logging server ...
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OpenBSD has open ports in default installation

I have been considering replacing Ubuntu with OpenBSD to improve the security on my local server. I need to have ssh access to it, and I also need it to serve static web content - so the only ports I ...
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PHP script unable to email on OpenBSD Apache

I have a webserver running OpenBSD 4.7 and PHP 5.2.12 out of the ports tree. There is a small contact page that is supposed to send an email to a specific address. When I fill in the form using a web ...
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OpenBSD, FreeBSD: your update philosophy?

I've used FreeBSD for about 5 years - server/Desktop - and I've tended to take my apt-get/yum upgrade everything habits along with me ( I admin Debian/RHEL/Cent boxes as well -- I know, I know ...
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Getting IPTables to properly forward NTP traffic

I have the following setup: NTP 10.21.3.169 | | 10.21.3.160 (eth1) Linux 10.0.0.67 (eth0) | | 10.0.0.65 (pcn1) OpenBSD The idea is to allow the NTPD client (not ...
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Using NTPD on OpenBSD to get time from Linux using portforwarding

This is a rehash of another question, now that I understand things a bit better. I have the following network set up: NTP 10.21.3.169 | \______________ | \ ...
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Setting up NTP on 2 Linux boxes and one OpenBSD box

I have been tasked with getting an NTP client working on two Linux machines and an OpenBSD machine. The machines are arranged like this: NTPServer / \ / \ L1 L2 ...
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SFTP Timeout on download

my server keeps timing out when i attempt to download a handfull of files at once. i'm running ubuntu 10.4 LTS sshd_config contains the following tweaks: Subsystem sftp internal-sftp Match group ...
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How do I count the number of processors on an OpenBSD system?

How can I determine the number of CPUs on an OpenBSD system, using either system tools or C code? The technique I know of to count CPUs on other BSD platforms -- checking /var/run/dmesg.boot for ...
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How Much Ram for these 2 Dedicated OpenBSD servers?

First server would be Server A. wordpress, joomla, roundcube and opencart (mysql databases are on Server B) over a 3 year period max would be 2000 unique visits a day. Would be about 500 downloads ...