Jul 102017

Last night I uploaded my collect-certs code to Gitub. Today, I discovered a problem with invoking mv on multiple files. The code in question is around lines 40-42 and I’m including some of my debugging code here: When I run this script, I see this output: Of note, that’s two errors: one from mv and […]

Jul 042017

This blog post describes my Let’s Encrypt solution which uses acme.sh and dns-01 challenges to obtain SSL certificates. If you are using HTTP challenges, this post might still be useful, but your configuration will differ slightly. Let’s Encrypt is a certificate authority which has become wildly popular since it was launched in April 2016 (just […]

Apr 162017

This is x8dtu (named after the Supermicro motherboard). This will be the new FreshPorts server. In short: FreeBSD 11 booting off a mirrored pair of zfsroot SSDs 4.5TB of mirrored ZFS 196612 MB of RAM (yeah, that’s 196GB of RAM) Supermicro X8TDU motherboard Intel Xeon E5620 @ 2.40GHz (two of those, giving 16 CPUs) NOTE: […]

Mar 122017

I’ve been given a Dell PowerEdge R610. I’ve installed two 30GB SSDs and installed FreeBSD 11 on it. It will become a tape library server. The swap: The zpools: Oh, well, that’s a problem. Let’s fix it: There. Fixed. Just. Like. That.™ The filesystems: And dmesg:

Feb 192017

As found at: http://web.archive.org/web/20160309091535/http://pentabarf.org/Email Variables The following variables may be used in the text and subject of the mail {{name}} The name of the recipient. {{person_id}} The person-id of the recipient. {{conference_acronym}} The acronym of the conference if the recipients are conference specific. {{conference_title}} The title of the current conference if the recipients are conference […]