Step-by-Step FreeBSD installation with ZFS and Full Disk Encryption 22nd September 2017

Introduction : This paper has been written for non-expert users looking for an easy way to install FreeBSD. We’ll use detailed screenshots to help you setup FreeBSD 11.1 with full disk encryption using ZFS. If you need help to configure your machine after the installation, you can consult this tutorial made for Raspberry PI but […]

Secure your SSH server with blacklistd and PacketFilter under FreeBSD 8th September 2017

Many of us know and use Fail2ban, a very powerfull log parser able to block everything you want if you create the good rules for your services. But, when it comes to just secure our SSHd, it can be a little… overkill ! So, a daemon named blacklistd(8) showed up few months ago on the […]

Quick and secure Samba setup under FreeBSD 16th August 2017

Many of us may not be Windows enthusiasts but sometimes it may be worthwhile to benefit from a file sharing service allowing Windows clients to connect. You’ll tell me : « To share your files you can use SSHFS, FTP, etc…» Short answer : And it’s true ! But when it comes to watch movies […]

Setup a complete FreeBSD server environment on your Raspberry PI 20th July 2017

Disclaimer : The Raspberry PI is a such a great device. You can do a really huge amount of fun things with this little board… The goal of this paper is to show how you can build a full personnal server on your Raspberry PI, using FreeBSD and it’s packages. Of course, this paper is […]

Raspberry PI : Packet Filter install under FreeBSD 4th October 2016

The ARM version of FreeBSD for Raspberry PI doesn’t provide by default PacketFilter (pf & pflog) built in the kernel, usefull module if you want to setup firewalling, redirection rules or QoS. We’ll have to download the kernel source code, change our default configuration by adding the good options and rebuild our kernel.

Serveur HTTP/2 H2O sous FreeBSD 11 avec support PHP/MySQL 24th August 2016

This article is in French and will be available soon in english. H2O fait partie de la nouvelle génération de serveurs HTTP destinés à augmenter la rapidité d’affichage des pages web notamment en s’appuyant sur le protocole HTTP/2. Les performances annoncées sont plus que correctes même face au très bon Nginx. N’ayant pu compiler H2O sur OpenBSD […]