Updating My 6.3 release box

Use src for many times make me get surprised when using freebsd-update for fix is very easy. Simple though. mail# freebsd-update fetch Looking up update.FreeBSD.org mirrors… 1 mirrors found. Fetching metadata signature for 6.3-RELEASE from update1.FreeBSD.org… done. Fetching metadata index… done. Fetching 2 metadata patches.. done. Applying metadata patches… done. Inspecting system… done. Preparing to …

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OpenSSH X11-forwarding privilege escalation

Just update the box with this issue : FreeBSD-SA-08:05.openssh Security Advisory The FreeBSD Project Topic: OpenSSH X11-forwarding privilege escalation Category: contrib Module: openssh Announced: 2008-04-17 Credits: Timo Juhani Lindfors Affects: All supported versions of FreeBSD Corrected: 2008-04-16 23:58:33 UTC (RELENG_7, 7.0-STABLE) 2008-04-16 23:58:52 UTC (RELENG_7_0, 7.0-RELEASE-p1) 2008-04-16 23:59:35 UTC (RELENG_6, 6.3-STABLE) 2008-04-16 23:59:48 UTC (RELENG_6_3, …

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Downgrade FreeBSD ports

I used to use FreeBSD ports in all related server job. I don’t remember what ports that might behave strangely in my  mail server until I remember last portupgrade job. I upgrade dovecot to latest version. I think if I downgrade dovecot ports I’ll get my stable mail server back Here’s my steps to downgrade …

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Reset Cacti Password, step by step

My other staff  ask me password for username admin. Yes, its administrator level in cacti. After hardy trying to remember I gave up, I decide to reset it to other value but how? I try to find out using database approach : Here’s my steps : 1. Checking for cacti location and see db setting. …

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Problem with file(1) and maia mailguard solved

I just install new FreeBSD server using 7.0 release. In this stage I found file(1) problem not detected by maia mailguard properly. mail# /var/amavisd/maia/scripts/configtest.pl Application/Module      Version   Status ======================================================================== Perl                 :    5.8.8 : OK file(1)              :      N/A : NOT INSTALLED (required by Maia Mailguard) Archive::Tar         :     1.38 : OK Archive::Zip         :     1.23 : OK Trying to …

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