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 …

More

Custom Printing in MS Excel 2007

My bad, I always ask my staff about custom printing in Ms Excel 2007. I make this post  for case when I forgot I can refer to this post 1. Click Page Layout Tab 2. Click Size 3. Click On ‘ More Paper Size‘ 4. Finally, I got ‘Adjust to’. I need it to shrink …

More

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 …

More

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 …

More

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, …

More

LinuxSuse, count me in …

With recent version of linux suse 11 I got surprised to see big enhancement after my friend show me two books about OpenSuse. 1. openSUSE Linux Unleashed Review from amazon : [amazonify]067232945X:right[/amazonify]openSUSE Linux Unleashed presents comprehensive coverage of the community version of SUSE Linux, one of the most popular and most complete Linux distributions in …

More

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 …

More

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 …

More

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. …

More

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 …

More

Remove wordpress widget with Fluency Admin

Today I’ve added an rss widget in my elegant theme, little mistake in choosing to display content in rss make the rss title longer and make rss display not good .   Further investigation lead me to find ‘edit’ link that not show up but its exist when I do view source. Browsing in google …

More

Simple DNS failover with OpenDNS

Sometime I got message ‘can’t resolve hostname’, till I use this simple technique I don’t have problem when my ISP dns server get down or when I have to protect my self from porn or phishing content. I use 4 (four) dns server, two using ISP dns server and the rest using OpenDNS. Here’s step …

More

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 …

More

Postfix and LOCK tables

just found error in /var/log/messages and when I try to backup postfix database. mail# mysqldump -upostfix -p postfix > postfix.sql Enter password: mysqldump: Got error: 1044: Access denied for user ‘postfix’@’localhost’ to database ‘postfix’ when using LOCK TABLES checking user privileges using information_schema mail# mysql -upostfix -p Enter password: Welcome to the MySQL monitor.  Commands …

More