Jun 102014
 

Last night, and again this morning, I thought my inbox was rather light. When I checked Nagios, I found out why. I saw two mail servers: nyi-vpn check_postfix_queue CRITICAL 06-10-2014 12:12:38 0d 12h 51m 40s 4/4 96 mail(s) in queue supernews-vpn check_postfix_queue CRITICAL 06-10-2014 12:11:10 0d 10h 48m 8s 4/4 124 mail(s) in queue It [...]

May 112014
 

I’m using FreeBSD 9.2 and Nagios 3.5.1. A few weeks ago I wrote about freebsd-update reminding you to upgrade your affected systems. Since then, freebsd-update has continued to send me false positives about upgrading. Suggestions have been made that I track down Colin Percival at BSDCan 2014, which starts in few days. However, I know [...]

May 052014
 

It seems that when I decided to send a filesystem from one server to another, I neglected to establish sufficient space existed. This morning, before I headed to BSDCan, I found that my server was very sluggish and slow to respond. Nagios was flagging all kinds of errors, some of which I’d never seen before. [...]

Apr 262014
 

Here is a list of the jails on the two main hosts I use at home: knew I used to have a host called kraken. I created a server server, kraken-new, or knew. knew performs many tasks: runs Bacula regressions tests against various database versions hosts the backups for my Bacula server runs my home [...]

Apr 152014
 

I remember a time when I’d never been to a conference related to my passions. Once I went, things changed. I realized that making strong working relationships with others who share my passion is important. Not only does this solidify the community of which you are a member, it also helps you personally. Every conference [...]

Apr 152014
 

I remember a time when I’d never been to a conference related to my passions. Once I went, things changed. I realized that making strong working relationships with others who share my passion is important. Not only does this solidify the community of which you are a member, it also helps you personally. Every conference [...]