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iXsystems Announces Release of FreeNAS™ Version 8.0.1
Release features back end changes and bugfixes, as well as new front end user features
Configuring a FreeBSD Stealth Logging Server
The collection of log files provides security administrators with the ability to have an audit trail for the behavior of an information system. In the event that a system is compromised, remote logging provides a forensic trail to determine what occurred on the system.
DragonflyBSD news: Recovering data with hammer
Justin C. Sherrill
It’s been a while since we had a straightforward news report for DragonFly; the time since then has been filled with reports on Hammer and bulk pkgsrc builds.
Using Openmaps data with Geoserver
In this article in our GIS series, we will examine how to import Openmaps data. Open Street Map (openstreetmap.org) founded in July 2004 by Steve Coast, is a treasure trove of worldwide street maps available under the Creative Commons licence.
ONMP on OpenBSD 4.9
OpenBSD is my BSD of choice. In fact, it is my OS of choice wherever possible. I always challenge those who disagree with me to name another OS with a similar track record for security.
Taking a Peek Under the Hood Without Compromising Security – LibGTop and OpenBSD
Jasper Lievisse Adriaanse
LibGTop allows developers to peek under the hood of the kernel and export lots of system data in a convenient and easy to use library.
Protecting Apache From Dos And Ddos Attacks
Stavros N. Shaeles
DOS(Denial of Service) or DDOS(Distributed Denial of Service), it is an attack where multiple compromised systems (which are usually infected with a Trojan) are used to target a single system in attempt to make the system resources(cpu,memory,network) unavailable to its intended users and causing system to crash.
The Inevitability of IPv6, Part 1 & 2
Part 1: A switch from IPv4 to IPv6 is on your horizon. Are you ready for it?
Part 2: Configure IPv6 in your network – even if your routing infrastructure doesn’t yet support it.