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Questions tagged [freebsd]

FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for a variety of architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley; and is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals. It is a complete Operating System, including the kernel, drivers, ...

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How can I clear freebsd caсhe

I used scp to copy a file from another system. After copy has finished I want to clear the cache. My os is FreeBS 9.2. Can I do this and how should I do this? Thanks
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Routing troubles on secondary FIB/routing table on FreeBSD

I have a need for a secondary routing table on this machine. I've got everything mostly set up, but I'm having an issue getting the default route working on the secondary fib. In most information I ...
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PAM: Execute a command before pam_mkhomedir?

When a user logs into a system and there is no home directory, we would like to to create the user's home directory using pam_mkhomedir. This is a common practice. Here's a quick description of ...
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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: diskid/DISK-%20%20%...
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FreeBSD 10.3 SSSD AD integration issues

I'm having a lot of issues with FreeBSD 10.3 I'm finding the binary packages are fairly useless. I've had to build nearly everything to make things "work". I like using the adcli tool to join to a ...
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How to integrate Active Directory with FreeBSD 10.0 using security/sssd?

What are the required steps to authenticate users from an Active Directory running on Windows Server 2012 R2 in FreeBSD 10.0 using sssd with the AD backend with Kerberos TGT working?
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Mount a partition from a VM disk ZFS snapshot in FreeNAS

I have a KVM image running on a Zvol in linux that is a block device containing an ext4 partition. It is snapshotted regularly and pushed to a FreeNAS box for backup. If I ever need to recover a ...
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Mysql is not running

In my opinion this happens only because of rackspace build (Freebsd 9.1) root@office:/root # uname -a FreeBSD office 9.1-RELEASE-p4 FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE-p4 #1: Fri Jun 21 04:11:23 UTC 2013 root@...
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How to change default shell in FreeBSD?

The default shell in FreeBSD is sh and I really can't stand it: autocomplete is very limited, and rehash commands kill me. I feel like a one armed and one legged man... How can I change the shell ...
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FreeBSD VMware and CAM status: SCSI Status Error

I'm running a FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p19 on a VPS (VMware). My ISP is experience a rapid data growth, and these messages spontaneous started to show up in our logs a week ago. Sep 25 09:00:50 srv03 ...
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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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Should I create ZFS zpools with whole disks or partitions?

I am making zpools on FreeBSD machine. While creating zpools I observe these two cases: If I take raw disks and create zpool then I am able to form zpools and they are working perfectly. If I format ...
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FreeBSD networking setup for multiple jails - interface clones or aliases

While setting up multiple jails on a FreeBSD machine, I also (naturally) need to set up the networking for each jail. It seems to me there are two ways of achieving the same goal - 1) setting up ...
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Unable to connect postfix to amavisd in FreeBSD-11 jail

Attempting to send a message through Postfix on a jailed instance of FreeBSD-11 results in the following error when amavisd is configured: /usr/local/sbin/amavisd[47180]: (!)DENIED ACCESS from IP 127....
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How to reinstall boot loader on FreeBSD?

I'm planning to use rsync to clone an entire FreeBSD server to another machine, overwriting the files of the existing old FreeBSD OS (minus /etc/hostid and a few others) But that would break the boot ...
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NFS share group permission not respected

I have a linux client and freebsd nfs server (NAS4free actually) NFS share is mounted by fstab this way: server:/mnt/disk/ZHomeData on /data type nfs (rw,nosuid,relatime,vers=3,rsize=32768,wsize=...
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mysql swap file crash on freebsd

I have a low memory VPS that mysql and the swap file crash out every morning at exactly 0300. There are no cronjobs on the system that have been configured. The server is a basic LAMP development ...
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swap_pager: indefinite wait buffer

I am using ZFS to receive some datasets around 60GB: bzip2 -c -d mail.bz2 | zfs receive -F tank/jails/mail Almost before finishing I start to get this error multiple times: swap_pager: indefinite ...
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SVN via SSH not working on Windows with Tortoise SVN

I have SSH access to a FreeBSD machine which has svnadmin (and the rest of the necessary utilities) installed. svn is version 1.7.9 (r1462340). I am on Windows 7 x64, using Tortoise SVN 1.7.7. I have ...
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iocage jail with different subnet cannot ping network

I have a FreeBSD 11.1 iocage jail on a different subnet than the host and I want it to reach other hosts on the same subnet as the host. Host IP: 192.168.0.10 (interface re0) Default GW: 192.168.0.1 ...
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How to block MAC address in pf firewall

I want to block particular MAC address on PF firewall. I know PF firewall works on the Layer 3 i.e it operates on the IP addresses rather than MAC address.But is there any way to block the MAC address ...
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ZFS: How can I stop a zpool replace that's currently in progress?

A few days ago, I noticed that the ZFS pool on my home server had started reslivering a disk by itself but was no longer making any progress. The disk had some SMART errors (but did not consider ...
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carp single wan address

I try to put in place 2 freebsd routers with carp interfaces. since I have only one wan address, lets say : 1.2.3.4 I'd like to use private range ips to do carp jobs : 10.0.0.1(router1) alias (1.2.3....
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Setting up SSH so that FreeNAS can connect to a Mac without a password

I would like to send a ZFS dataset to a Mac running OpenZFS. I have been able to replicate a FreeNAS dataset to a Mac running OpenZFS using the terminal. I did this using SSH password authentication. ...
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Stuck at setting up Postfix correctly with my own list of domains [closed]

I'm setting up Postfix + PostgreSql on FreeBsd to host my email server. I'm about 50% done. I'm confused with several *.cf files and can't figure out which I should use for this. I own several ...
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FreeBSD Postfix Dovecot Roundcube - unable to login from Roundcube

i'm recieving such error : IMAP Error in /usr/local/www/apache24/data/roundcube/program/lib/Roundcube/rcube_imap.php (196): Login failed for test1@example.com from 1.2.3.4. AUTHENTICATE PLAIN: * OK ...
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Does using jails in FreeBSD count as having a switch?

My network administrators don't like when I plug switch into the building network to fan-out to multiple computers. They want single link drop per physical NIC. Previously the blocked those MACs on ...
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How to fix inode 2 on a FreeBSD ufs filesystem

My FreeBSD 11.1 system keeps panic-ing with this: kernel: panic: ufs_dirbad: /mnt: bad dir ino 2 at offset 0: mangled entry For such an error most forums suggest an older article (http://phaq....
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Need to identify disk in zpool … how?

I need to replace a bad disk in a zpool on FreeNAS. zpool status shows gptid/5fe33556-3ff2-11e2-9437-f46d049aaeca UNAVAIL 0 0 0 cannot open How do I find the serial # of that disk? ...
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migrate stopped mariadb server to new one

Hi I'm running a freenas system where I have two jails. One jail is broken in a way that I cannot start the mariadb server anymore due to userland and kernel version mismatch. So I created a new jail ...
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Unable to start OpenVpn on FreeBsd 11, it asks for --dev which I've already specified

My /etc/rc.conf in FreeBsd 11: hostname="abcd" sshd_enable="YES" static_routes="linklocal" ifconfig_vtnet0="DHCP" ifconfig_vtnet0_ipv6="inet6 accept_rtadv" ipv6_activate_all_interfaces="...
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Plan for hot replacing damaged RAID-1 drive in freebsd 9.0

i have System FreeBSD 9.0 with RAID configuration # mfiutil show config mfi0 Configuration: 2 arrays, 2 volumes, 0 spares array 0 of 2 drives: drive 4 ( 558G) ONLINE <SEAGATE ...
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File name too long mount_nfs

I have a FreeBSD Vagrant box that looks like this: # -*- mode: ruby -*- # vi: set ft=ruby : VAGRANTFILE_API_VERSION = "2" Vagrant.configure(VAGRANTFILE_API_VERSION) do |config| config.vm.box = "...
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BSD nc (netcat) does not terminate on EOF

Host A: tar cf - stuff | dd | nc -N -l 12987 Host B: nc a.example.com 12987 | dd | tar tf - On host A dd prints its summary after tar completes. Thus it is clear, that tar closes the pipe/file -...
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ZFS on FreeBSD: recovery from data corruption

I have several TBs of very valuable personal data in a zpool which I can not access due to data corruption. The pool was originally set up back in 2009 or so on a FreeBSD 7.2 system running inside a ...
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Move Let's Encrypt from Ubuntu+Nginx to FreeBSD+Nginx

I have been running Let's Encrypt's certbot utility with NGINX on Ubuntu Server 17.10 for a while now, and while it has been working well, I prefer FreeBSD. Until recently (Feb 2018), the nginx plugin ...
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How to automatically restart a process after a crash or reboot in FreeBsd 11?

What's the idiomatic way? I'd prefer the most standard and yet simple way with fewer additional dependencies. Something like an alternative to systemd of Linux.
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problems getting openvpn to start: segmentation fault 11

I am having some trouble getting open vpn to start on FreeBSD I am doing this in a Freenas Jail and trying to follow the guide at https://forums.freenas.org/index.php?threads/how-to-install-openvpn-...
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Can the Dell PowerEdge T320 boot from a USB stick in hard drive emulation mode?

I am trying to install FreeNAS on a Dell PowerEdge T320. I've followed the instructions here (http://doc.freenas.org/index.php/Burning_an_IMG_File) to write the .img file to four different USB sticks ...
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Router limits network performance but its CPU load isn't 100%

I'm using a PC Engines APU device running FreeBSD as a NAT router. The setup is very usual: one WAN connection and one LAN connection. Theoretically, WAN connection is 800/40 Mbit/s and the LAN one ...
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CPU Total is wrong displayed for a process in monit

I am using Monit, and I am monitoring a few processes. I have 12 vCPUS, and system is around 20% usage. Yet M/Monit shows some processes to go up to 100%. Well they actually do but just a single CPU. ...
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set umask 000 on Windows?

Sorry if this sounds like a dumb question, but don't have a lot of experience with NFS and Windows together. I have a user on a Win10 ENT box, connected up to a FreeBSD server. And with the Macs, when ...
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Access denied for all users after MariaDb upgrade

I discovered this morning that MariaDb had been removed from my server in the process of upgrading from FreeBSD 10.3 to 11.1. After getting the database engine reinstalled, and resolving the problems ...
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Sendmail process crashes as soon as STARTTLS is received

I just upgraded my server from FreeBSD 10.3 to 11.1. It's now running Sendmail 8.15.2 and OpenSSL 1.0.2k-freebsd 26 Jan 2017. Since the upgrade, sending mail to my server is failing. I cranked up ...
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How can I determine what permissions my user is missing for receiving a ZFS dataset?

I have a FreeNAS (11.1-U1) and a FreeBSD (11.1-RELEASE-p6) machine. On the FreeNAS I'd like to zfs receive recursive snapshots as a non-root user with delegated privileges. This appears to work well ...
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FreeBSD: How to know real file size on zfs with compression on?

I'm using zfs on my FreeBSD 9.0 x64 and pretty happy with it, but I find it hard to count directory real, not compressed, size. Surely I can walk over the directory and count every file size with ls,...
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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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need to reset dirty bit on usb flash memory stick

We have a usb memory stick that FreeBSD-11 will not mount because its file system is not clean. It is not clean because it was removed from an extension cable while it was mounted on a FreeBSD-11 ...
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Reducing ZFS stream size for offsite backup

NOTE: My understanding of this question has changed significantly since I first asked it (see Edit 2 below) but I've left the original version intact. We've put together an offsite backup system (...
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Getting ;5D when hitting ctrl + arrow key in a Terminal on FreeBSD

On centos I can skip a word by hitting ctrl + arrow (left or right) in a terminal. When I ssh into a FreeBSD box and I try the same pattern I get: $ tail -f 20120412.log;5D;5D;5D (each try = ;5D) ...