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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Two identically configured sendmails, one of them is not delivering mail

I have two identically configured OpenBSD machines that use sendmail for mail delivery. I basically made no changes to the sendmail install other than setting up an alias root: systems@example.com on ...
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How can I resume installation of a package from ports?

I have a virtual machine in VMWare Workstation 7.0 with OpenBSD 4.4 and I was installing some ports. Most of them were installed correctly but not two. I had to cancel them because the system didn't ...
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Why can not add subversion package to my OpenBSD 4.5 machine?

I have an OpenBSD 4.5 on a virtual machine. I configured the net and my machine can connect to the OpenBSD FTP repository in Canada (ftp.openbsd.org) correctly. But when I execute this line: ...
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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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home, end, delete, pageup, pagedown with ksh

I want to use home, end, delete, pageup, pagedown with ksh. My TERM is xterm-color. These keys works fine with tcsh and zsh, but not with ksh (print a tilda ~) I found this: bind '^[[3'=prefix-2 ...
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Linux equivalent of pfsync+carp for failover firewall/routing

I'm currently using a linux box to handle my firewall/NAT using iptables. It has two NICs, one link to a LAN switch, one to our egress Internet provider. I'm looking at upgrade this box to two boxes ...
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How do I spamtrap with Postfix?

How do I setup spamtraps with Postfix so clients that send to trapped addresses are prevented from sending me more spam?
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Qemu: issues with bridged networking (Linux host, OpenBSD guest)

I have a computer running Linux. It has qemu installed. It has a bridge interface br0 configured with the following settings: IP: 10.1.1.1 Netmask: 255.255.255.0 There is also a tap0 interface that ...
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VPN with NAT-T between OpenBSD and Microsoft ISA

A customer of ours is setting up an ISA-Cluster in private network address range and we have to build a VPN connection with them. There is no way avoiding NAT-T and this is where we get to a problem: ...
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Packet Filter configuration to restrict traffic to the local host

I have been running a pf based filtering router on OpenBSD 4.3 for about a year now. My current task is to set up a new network segment for hosting our external sites. My aim is that machines set up ...
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PXE Boot - Linux server & OpenBSD client

I have an old machine here I'm trying to setup as a diskless client running OpenBSD, booting from my fedora 10 machine. I've setup tftp and dhcp and both appear to be correct, yet the client just ...
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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 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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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 ...
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NFS mount “hanging” when accessing from a server on a different subnet

Here's a problem which I am at a loss to diagnose: Our user home directories are served via NFS from an Apple XServe running Mac OS X 10.5.7. Normally they are exported to our default office subnet, ...
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Apache Hangs with Apache Error Logs saying 'Timeout'

I'm running OpenBSD's chrooted httpd process and for the last few days I'm getting random hangups that clear themselves without any intervention on my part. At first I thought it might be a resource ...
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Authenticating OpenBSD against Active Directory

Edit: Reformatted this as Q&A. If anyone can change this from Community Wiki to a typical question, that's probably more appropriate as well. How can I authenticate OpenBSD against Active ...
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Setting up a VDSL router on OpenBSD & NIC with TCO support

this is my first question and I hope I do everything correct. Thanks for setting up serverfault - such a site was missing in the internet for a long time now. In the next few weeks I will get my VDSL ...
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HTTP -> HTTPS Redirection with OpenBSD's httpd

Running OpenBSD 4.4-stable with the built-in httpd daemon and PHP5 which has been moved from an Ubuntu 8.04-server box. Since the movement phpMyAdmin seems to generate the following error every so ...
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ichiic0 errors on OpenBSD 4.4

I have four identical nodes built on Supermicro 1025TC-TB hardware running OpenBSD 4.4. Two of the nodes are routers and two are load balancers. Each set is running in active/passive configuration ...
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OpenBSD installation on 2 slices

What if I really need OpenBSD to be installed on 2 slices (on virtual machine and not for production purposes): / swap instead of 6: / swap /tmp /var /usr /home I suppose that I must create ...