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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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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 tcp....
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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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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 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 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 10.0.10....
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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? [closed]

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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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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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 | \______________ | \ 10....
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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 ...
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OpenBSD multi-link pppoe

I'm trying to configure OpenBSD to connect to my ISP (teksavvy) using PPP with multi-link enabled, so as to avoid the throttling of the DSLAM last-mile provider (Bell), ala. Tomato/MLPPP. ...
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Altq limits not being applied to UDP transfers

I have a OpenBSD server acting as a router/firewall with yhr packet filter ruleset shown below, a linux server, and a linux client. When transferring files (using netcat) by TCP, the limits are ...
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Where does openBSD store the IP address?

I have an openBSD firewall, and I would really like to know in which file the IP adress of the firewall is stored. And also where can I see if it set up to be with static IP or dhcp? Edit by pauska: ...
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What IP address does my openBSD firewall have?

I have bought one of those Soekris boxes and installed openBSD (flashrd) on it, but now I can't remember if I gave it a 10.0.0.0/255.0.0.0 or a 192.168.0.0/255.255.0.0 IP address. Is there a way to ...
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Add route on OpenBSD for DSL modem on external network

I'd like to be able to access my DSL modem, which is acting as a bridge, from within my local network. I've got a setup like this: {Local network 192.168.1/24} | rl0:192.168.1.250 [...
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Burn bootable OpenBSD ISO imagine with Mac OS X (10.6)

I'm trying to make a bootable OpenBSD CD image on Mac OS X Snow Leopard (10.6). Unfortunately, the expected route to success, download + burn with Mac OS X, does not result what seems to be a bootable ...
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How can I get my OpenVPN server running OpenBSD 4.3 to authenticate against my Windows domain?

I've googled all over the place but none of the pages I have come across include a step-by-step guide showing how to set this up. I'm not a Linux master (although I'm working hard to increase my ...
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Inaccurate bandwidth limiting in altq queues

I'm setting up an environment where I have one Linux server, one OpenBSD router and one Linux client and I want to be able to limit how much bandwidth the client should be able to use. I've been ...
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torrent downloads not showing on Squid log

i have just a few months working as sysadmin, hence i still have lots to learn, first thing id like to do is as follows: We have an OpenBSD 4.5 box acting like firewall,dns,cache etc, the box has 2 ...
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Writing your own Makefile for OpenBSD ports

I have an OpenBSD box running Python 2.6. I want to install py-setuptools, but that package is built against 2.5. I was curious as to what the Makefile for py-setuptools looks like, to see if it ...
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redundant openvpn configuration

I have two openbsd nat/firewall boxes with carp for failover / high availability purposes. What would be the best possible practice to ensure that OpenVPN, which I plan on running on these boxes, ...
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Is there any advantage setting OpenBSD as Domain Controller instead a Windows 2008?

I have an OpenBSD 4.6 installation with LDAP ports configured correctly. I can create users and other objects. But, I'm a Windows user and I know how easy is create and configure a domain controller. ...
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OpenLDAP on OpenBSD 4.6 — no bdb?

I'm trying to find any possible way to run my backend database for OpenLDAP on OpenBSD 4.6 as bdb. There is indication that ldbm isn't transactional and has data integrity issues. The OpenBSD ...
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OpenLDAP running on OpenBSD + CARP setup

I'm setting up OpenLDAP on a router/firewall that's running OpenBSD + CARP + pfsync. Curious enough, I'm wondering what's my best approach to making sure the setup stays redundant between the two ...
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Why am I getting errors in my HAProxy content switching config?

I'm migrating some infrastructure from multiple servers hosting specific sites to a load-balancing architecture using HAProxy 1.3.15.7 on OpenBSD 4.6 macppc. Naturally, I'm starting with configuring ...
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OS router distribution with very low memory footprint?

I'm looking for an os router distribution with a very low memory footprint. I want to start it in a VM to join multiple VM subnets together in a lab environment. Anything that requires that the host ...
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OpenBSD Wireless Bridge, outbound traffic gets no response

So fun times this weekend trying to build a simple OpenBSD bridge for my XBox360. I want my ural network card to be bridged with my re network card to forward some traffic. Bleh. I essentially cloned ...
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How to run VmWare tools in OpenBSD4.5 with VmWare server 2.0.X

For testing purposes i frequently run OpenBSD in VmWare, before version 2.0.x, tweaking the vm type and using Freebsd compatibility mode made the job but this does not work anymore with VmWare server ...