2014

reject_unknown_recipient_domain gives Recipient address rejected: Domain not found

If you’re using Postfix for submission and attempts to submit give this messages on the Postix server: Recipient address rejected: Domain not found you’re probably chroot’d. That is, your submssion entry in master.cf looks like this: submission inet n – – – – smtpd When it should look like this: submission inet n – n …

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zfs-stats for slocum

Here is the output for zfs-stats on slocum. This represents a 24 hour period. This server acts as my database server (MySQL and PostgreSQL), and runs bacula-dir, but does not store any backups locally. It also houses the dev copy of FreshPorts.

pg_dump: aborting because of server version mismatch

Here’s something to be aware of. Update your PostgreSQL client on your Bacula client if it is used for backing up the Catalog. Ngaios just told me: FILE_AGE WARNING: /usr/backups/bacula/MyCatalog.dump is 45125 seconds old and 0 bytes I looked at the backup job from earlier today: 28-Dec 08:15 bacula-dir JobId 195194: shell command: run BeforeJob …

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zfs-stats for knew

Here is the output for zfs-stats on knew. This represents a 24 hour period. This server receives backups (via bacula-sd) and runs regression testing in various jails for the Bacula project. As a little side venture, it also loads up each of my backed-up databases.

zpool upgrade calls for gpart bootcode -b /boot/pmbr -p /boot/gptzfsboot

NOTE: when upgrading a zpool, it may be necessary to also upgrade the bootcode for that disk (or disks). Be aware of this before proceeding. I know I have missed this step more at least once. Earlier today I was adding a new pool to the system. After creating the pool, the status showed this: …

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Adding two new drives (SSD) to an existing ZFS system

I haven’t tested this yet, but I’ve installed the hardware. The real test will come after a reboot and actual use of the new drives. NOTE: Although this claims to be creating a new ZIL (SLOG) do not believe it. In fact, stop reading right here. There is nothing of use below. What will they …

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slocum

This post has been replaced by a newer one. For reference, the previous post on this server is still available. For future reference, this is the slocum server, which I use for various jails and services. This data was gathered adding increasing the RAM from 16GB to 32GB and adding two SSD to the previous …

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Monitoring backups via Nagios and a shell script

Backups are useless without restores. I’ve written a few posts about Nagios, my current monitoring tool of choice. Included with Nagios are a number of plugins and you can even write your own plugins. In this post, I’ll show you a shell script I wrote to make sure my backup files turn up where they …

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dhcpd: Unable to add reverse map – not found

Running dhcpd with dynamic DNS? Seeing messages like this? Dec 20 17:16:18 toiler dhcpd: Unable to add reverse map from 8.2.5.10.in-addr.arpa. to Apple-TV.example.org: not found But that IP address is static/fixed? If so, you can to add an option to that host. Make it look like this: # Apple-TV host Apple-TV { hardware ethernet 14:99:e2:0f:48:23; …

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InnoDB: Error: log file ./ib_logfile0 is of different size 0 50331648 bytes

This blog is powered by WordPress. When I first start blogging, few had heard the term blog. I hadn’t. I recall being asked, why don’t you use blogging software for The FreeBSD Diary. The answer was simple: it didn’t exist when I started. I am making headway on converting the diary to WordPress, and that …

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