Update FreeBSD with freebsd-update

After fresh install freebsd 4.11 in old machine I need to update it right away since many security advisories. Quick way to do that using freebsd-update : Installing freebsd-update dns# whereis freebsd-update freebsd-update: /usr/ports/security/freebsd-update dns# cd /usr/ports/security/freebsd-update/ dns# make install ===> Vulnerability check disabled, database not found => freebsd-update-1.6.tar.gz doesn’t seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/. …


Install list for new FreeBSD server

Some thought on configuration and install list for new FreeBSD server : 1. Install minimal (pick minimal or developer) 2. Configure ethernet card defaultrouter=”″ gateway_enable=”YES” hostname=”alamster.rasyid.net” ifconfig_em0=”inet netmask″ ifconfig_em0_alias0=”inet netmask″ 3. Time synchronize -bash-2.05b$ rdate time.nist.gov

Linux Distro, Choose DVD or CD?

Many distro nowadays give alternative media for installation, like newest release of Centos 4.5 available in DVD and CD. The other side, VectorLinux 5.6 soho come with CD option. I just remember when I must install Redhat 9 that require 3 cds, my friend forgot to return the last cd, make my installation process never …


Install SSH Server in Windows XP

Being sick, no internet access available plus no new movie to watch, my friend ask me for shell account in freebsd box. He said for education purpose, wanna learn about ssh. Why not try it in windows? thats my question after see his Acer notebook. Is it possible? he reply I don’t know, need to …


Install program in FreeBSD; ports, package or source?

FreeBSD supports three methods for installing program : Ports Package Source Every method has its advantage and disadvantage : Ports, till time of writing, already reach 16984, wow. Supports many option, my favorite since beginning :-). Simply type make install . Package, for time consuming ports like cvsup I prefer use package for its small …


Install Local FTP server in Windows XP

At previous post about install wordpress in localhost, I got new question : What about FTP server, is it possible to install local FTP server to make simulation like upload to real server? The answer is : Yes Just install FTP server in computer and point it’s shared folder, for example : C:\appserv\www Here’s the …


FreeBSD snapshots

I have noticed that FreeBSD mini iso no longer distributed but I found interesting link : FreeBSD snapshots From FreeBSD site : As part of an ongoing effort to improve the overall release process before a release actually slips out the door with problems, we are now periodically producing interim test releases called snapshots. These …


Installing dragonflyBSD 1.8.1

From wikipedia DragonflyBSD is : DragonFly BSD is a free, Unix-like operating system which was forked from FreeBSD 4.8. Matt Dillon, a long-time FreeBSD and Amiga developer, started work on DragonFly BSD in June 2003 and announced it on the FreeBSD mailing lists on July 16, 2003 [1]. Dillon started DragonFly in the belief that …


Install PfSense 1.2Beta1, Quick Overview

Pfsense is web based firewall designed special for PC, based on FreeBSD 6.x Version 1.2Beta1 using 6.2 release as base, PfSense features from author site : pfSense changes implemented (subject to change daily): FreeBSD 6.1 – CURRENT with ALTQ Wireless a/b/g wpa_supplicant, turbo, WEP, WPA-E/PSK and WPA2 (TKIP) Incoming load balancing pools PPPoE Server Themes …


Installing FreeBSD 4,5,6 and 7

Basic FreeBSD questions for beginner like me 1. What is FreeBSD? Wikipedia has the answer 2. Is it good as server? Don’t know :-), see yourself in netcraft 3. Which version is the best? For old hardware, consider using 4.xxx, for modern hardware use 6.xxx 4. Is there any video for installing FreeBSD?, I wanna …


Transfer My Domain to Other Registrar

My domain rasyid.net is in process for transfer to other registrar. I do it for some reason : Learn how this process work in technical perspective The price, it’s cheaper than my original registrar Easy to manage, only single place of payment for domain and hosting In general process to transfer domain involve 3 part …


Scan lan mac address with Angry Ip Scanner

In my posting about ipconflict, I got mac address of computer that try to use my ip address, now it’s time for Angry ip scanner to help me find which computer Here’s the steps : 1. Download Angry Ip Scanner here and arpmac plugin here 2. Double click ipscan.exe, select Options -> Select Columns