Unknown setting: mail_privileged_group

Downgrade dovecot to 1.0.10 give me error : mail# /usr/local/etc/rc.d/dovecot start Starting dovecot. Error: Error in configuration file /usr/local/etc/dovecot.conf line 262: Unknown setting: mail_privileged_group Fatal: Invalid configuration in /usr/local/etc/dovecot.conf Find line 262, talk about mail_priveleged_group solution : change mail_privileged_group = mail into mail_extra_groups = mail and start dovecot service. Work

Could not determine the server’s fully qualified domain name

Thats message appear when I try to start apache using apachectl. #apachectl start [Thu Jun  5 16:31:33 2008] [alert] httpd: Could not determine the server’s fully qualified domain name, using 127.0.0.1 for ServerName /usr/local/sbin/apachectl start: httpd could not be started to solve this problem I need to know hostname and edit /etc/hosts to put that …

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uplcom, ucom and itegno on FreeBSD 7

New Itegno 3000 has arrived, plug it in my Windows XP working well. I wanna try in FreeBSD 7 server. Here’s the steps : 1. Detection Modem Activate uplcom monitor# kldload uplcom See detected modul in kernel: monitor# kldstat Id Refs Address    Size     Name  1   13 0xc0400000 9118d4   kernel  2 …

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101 FreeBSD jails

I just love ‘jail’ in FreeBSD, so many possibilty I can achieve with jails. I try to collect some links that I think useful : 1. Creating and Managing A Jailed Virtual Host in FreeBSD 2. djbDNS using FreeBSD jails 3. Jails and EZJail 4. Creating a FreeBSD Jail 5. Jailing MySQL and PostgreSQL on …

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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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The Best of FreeBSD Basics

[amazonify]0979034221:right[/amazonify] Simple still simple, hide complex  things within  sleek  procedure is great  Thats main reason why I use FreeBSD, as review in Amazon : For over seven years, computer networking and security instructor and consultant, Dru Lavigne, meticulously documented her learning experiences with FreeBSD administration and open source software usage in a series of over …

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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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file(1) : N/A : NOT INSTALLED (required by Maia Mailguard)

I’ve found my maia-mailguard not working, I run configtest to find out : mail# /var/amavisd/maia/scripts/configtest.pl MAIA MAILGUARD CONFIGURATION TEST This script checks for the presence of applications and Perl modules required by amavisd-maia, SpamAssassin, and Maia Mailguard’s maintenance scripts.  Version numbers are also checked, and if a newer version of a component is recommended, you …

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portupgrade don’t work

ftp# csup -g -L2 ports-supfile ftp# cd /usr/ports/ ftp# make fetchindex ftp# portversion -v | grep ‘<‘ /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/portsdb.rb:119:in `fill': MOVED file format error (PortsDB::MOVEDError)         from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/portsdb.rb:113:in `each’         from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/portsdb.rb:113:in `fill’         from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/portsdb.rb:112:in `open’         from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/portsdb.rb:112:in `fill’         from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/portsdb.rb:107:in `initialize’         from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/portsdb.rb:182:in `new’         from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/portsdb.rb:182:in `setup’         from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/pkgtools.rb:256:in …

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PCBSD 1.5 is out, get faster in 64 bit

From PCBSD press release : iXsystems Announces Release of PC-BSD Version 1.5, Edison Edition Release features AMD 64-bit as well as 32-bit processor support   iXsystems announced today the release of PC-BSD Edison Edition. PC-BSD is a fully functional open source desktop operating system based on FreeBSD 6.3-STABLE. FreeBSD is one of the most used …

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Upgrade Dovecot 1.0.10 to 1.0.13

Recent ports update give old ports that need to update. Dovecot After upgrade to 1.0.13 mail# pkg_info | grep dovecot dovecot-1.0.13      Secure and compact IMAP and POP3 servers I see confirmation from dovecot : Warning: mail_extra_groups setting was often used insecurely so it is now deprecated, use mail_access_groups or mail_privileged_group instead Maybe I’m wrong, try …

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