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    • Question

      SSH with FreeBSD and cloud firewall

      Hi all, I have a cloud firewall that allows SSH from all IPv4 and all IPv6 addresses on port 22. It is applied to all droplets with the tag “ssh”. If I create a droplet from the freebsd-12-x64-zfs image in the cloud w...
      No answers yet7 months agoBy Sam WhitedFreeBSDDigitalOcean DropletsDigitalOcean Cloud Firewalls
    • Question

      When is FreeBSD 13.0 going to be a supported droplet at DigitalOcean?

      Dear all, I’m planning an upgrade of my droplets from FreeBSD 12 to 13, however I still don’t see supported droplets for FreeBSD 13.0 at DigitalOcean as of November 15th 2021. Notice FreeBSD 13 was released back in Ap...
      5 answers7 months agoBy Albert ValbuenaFreeBSD
    • Question

      Problems after upgrading to freebsd 13.0

      Hey I upgraded to freeBSD 13.0 and it seem to have broken the DO network configurations, I am forced to go to the console and run /usr/local/rc.d/digitalocean restart and then I have network again… When the server boo...
      3 answers7 months agoBy JHE86FreeBSD
    • Question

      MYSQL CentOS vs FreeBSD vs Fedora

      I want to setup a mysql 8 with MyRocks engine and build from source with my custom parameters. Is there any recommendation on which linux / unix distro would have better performances ? CentOS streamFreeBSDFedora 34
      1 answer11 months agoBy stubfeedMySQLDatabasesCentOSFreeBSDFedora
    • Question

      ssh: Permission denied, please try again

      Iinstalled virtual machine with FreeBSD os on Virtualbox. When i try to connect root@ip i am asked for password but when i type right one i have error “Permission denied, please try again.” sshd-config on guest machin...
      2 answers1 year agoBy dirtycornflakesFreeBSD
    • Question

      [FreeBSD] Lost networking after reboot

      So I was going to do update a droplet from FreeBSD 12.1 to 12.2. As a precaution, I shut down the droplet first to do an offline snapshot. Upon rebooting the droplet, I no longer have any network. vtnet0 is “active” b...
      2 answers2 years agoBy sremickFreeBSDNetworking
    • Question

      Resizing / Growing Swap Partition on FreeBSD Fresh Install / Droplet

      Hey everyone, I wonder if anyone can help grow my “Swap” partition on a FreeBSD fresh install / droplet DigitalOcean’s FreeBSD standard image comes with 2GB Swap partition pre-installed, and I need to grow it to twice...
      Accepted Answer: You can use this method to add more swap:https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/adding-swap-space.html If you are using ZFS:https://wiki.freebsd.org/RootOnZFS#ZFS_Swap_Volume Just make sure to delete any snapshots of th...
      1 answer2 years agoBy MohammedAbuObaidFreeBSD
    • Question

      How to fix HostID after OS upgrade

      HiI updated FreeBSD on a droplet (11.3 -> 12.1) and after rebooting my droplet become unavailable because of missed network config.In the /etc/rc.conf I found the following (in the Digital Ocean dynamic section): ... ...
      Accepted Answer: Hi there @Selin , I think that the problem is that the jq command is missing and this is why you are getting the Bad values error. You need to install the jq command. On FreeBSD you could do that with: pkg install jq ...
      1 answer2 years agoBy Eugene SelinNetworkingFreeBSD
    • Question

      What are the resolv.conf statments for ipv6

      I have freebsd 12.1 OS and I need the ipv6 ip addresses for resolc.conf.
      1 answer2 years agoBy Joe BarbishFreeBSD
    • Question

      talk to tech sopport

      Have a vps freebsd OS what is my ssh login pw.
      1 answer2 years agoBy Joe BarbishFreeBSD
    • Question

      Which Linux Distribution to use next?

      As a long term RHEL / Centos user, old software versions became the bane of my life (albeit with backported security fixes). A while back I switched to Ubuntu and it was like a breath of fresh air. The time has come t...
      2 answers2 years agoBy DigitalCarrotDebianDebian 10UbuntuUbuntu 20.04FreeBSDPHPWordPressLaravel
    • Tutorial

      How to Get Started with FreeBSD

      FreeBSD is a secure, high performance operating system that is suitable for a variety of server roles. In this guide, we will cover some basic information about how to get started with a server running FreeBSD 11.2.
      2 years agoBy Mark Drake, Justin EllingwoodGetting StartedSolutionsFreeBSD
    • Question

      Cannot SSH to droplet after OS upgrade

      A couple months back I decided to upgrade the OS to FreeBSD 11.0. Post installation I cannot SSH with the keys provided to me. Suggestions please.
      2 answers2 years agoBy versawestusersgroupSecurityFreeBSD
    • Question

      Upgrading to FreeBSD 12.1

      I just upgraded my droplet from FreeBSD 11.2 to 11.3. Can I simply follow these instructions to update to 12.1 ? Last time I upgraded from 11.2 to 12.1 my droplet “broke”. Nginx stopped working and some of the DO conf...
      1 answer2 years agoBy rong1611FreeBSD
    • Tutorial

      How To Configure Packet Filter (PF) on FreeBSD 12.1

      PF is a renown firewall application that is maintained upstream by the security-driven OpenBSD project. It is more accurately expressed as a packet filtering tool, hence the name, and it is known for its simple syntax...
      2 years agoBy Justin NoorSecurityFreeBSDFirewall
    • Tutorial

      Recommended Steps To Harden Apache HTTP on FreeBSD 12.0

      Although the default installation of an Apache HTTP server is already safe to use, its configuration can be substantially improved with a few modifications. In this tutorial you’ll implement some recommended steps to ...
      2 years agoBy Albert ValbuenaApacheSecurityFreeBSD
    • Question

      single user mode

      I forget root password and stop sshd service, after reboot I can’t login to system (as used ssh key auth). How can I start system with single user mode? Thanks
      1 answer2 years agoBy valentinpoFreeBSD
    • Tutorial

      How To Secure Apache with Let's Encrypt on FreeBSD 12.0

      In this tutorial, you will use Certbot to set up a TLS/SSL certificate from Let’s Encrypt on a FreeBSD 12.0 server running Apache as a web server. Additionally, you will automate the certificate renewal process using ...
      3 years agoBy Albert ValbuenaApacheFreeBSDLet's Encrypt
    • Tutorial

      How To Build and Deploy Packages for Your FreeBSD Servers Using Buildbot and Poudriere

      Poudriere is the standard tool on FreeBSD to build, test, and audit packages as well as maintain the package repositories. In this tutorial you’ll configure Poudriere, build a set of desired packages, set up HTTP-base...
      3 years agoBy Andreas SommerCI/CDAutomated SetupsNginxFreeBSD
    • Question

      I am not able to connect my droplet IP using SFTP

      i can not connect my server. SSH & FTP connection refused When i check system log there is error message. Failed to start OpenBSD Secure shell server Is there anyone who can help?
      4 answers3 years agoBy inbox6792DigitalOceanDigitalOcean Cloud FirewallsFirewallSystem ToolsApacheUbuntu 18.04FreeBSDUbuntu