Jul 312017
 

These steps were carried out on FreeBSD 11.0 with PostgreSQL 9.6 (two of my favorite tools). I like logging. I like logging PostgreSQL. With logs, you can see what happened. Without, you can only guess. Setting up logging for PostgreSQL involves several parts, each of which must be completed or else I don’t get what […]

Jul 282017
 

This is mostly a note to myself. I had these drives: They are involved in this zpool: I decided to create a 6-way mirror for swap: sudo gmirror label -v -b round-robin swap diskid/DISK-653DK7WBFS9Ap2 You will notice that the device named used corresponds to an item in the gpart show output but with p2 appended, […]

Jul 282017
 

For reference, the previous post on this server is still available. The most recent change was from 3TB to 5TB drives. For future reference, this is the slocum server, which I use for various jails and services. The filesystems, well, some of them: And dmesg:

Jul 162017
 

Now that I have configured my webserver to pull down any new certificates, now it’s time to configure my clients to pull certificates from the webserver. In my quest for a centralized Let’s Encrypt solution, I’ve created the FreeBSD port for acme.sh (an ACME client for Let’s Encrypt) and anvil, a tool for distributing and […]