FreeBSD ZFS snapshots with zfstools

In this blog by Michael W Lucas, he shows us how to use ZFS snapshots with zfstools on FreeBSD. In my recent survey of ZFS snapshot automation tools, I short-listed zfstools and zfsnap. I’ll try both, but first we’ll cover FreeBSD ZFS snapshots with zfstools. Zfstools...
pkg 1.3.0 is released

pkg 1.3.0 is released

The FreeBSD Ports Management Team have released pkg 1.3.0 after 9 months of hard work. The following lists some of the major changes: – New solver, now pkg has a real SAT solver able to automatically handle conflicts and dynamically discover them. (yes pkg set...
Keep your FreeBSD install secure

Keep your FreeBSD install secure

This article by twisteddaemon shows you how to keep your FreeBSD install secure in 5 different ways. FreeBSD installed. Your Next Five Moves Should be….. The answer to the question in the title is not to break it.  Although that can very will be number six.  Instead...

BSDNow.TV Episode 48 – Liberating SSL

In this BSD Now episode, hosts Kris Moore and Allan Jude interview Brent Cook, a new OpenBSD developer, about a portable version of LibreSSL. In addition, they discuss the FreeBSD port of LibreSSL. Check out the official page here:...