FreeBSD Email Server howto’s

Over the last week or so I have come across two posts showing how to set up a FreeBSD based email server. If this is something you have been wanting to do, have a look at the following two links. 1. FreeBSD 9 Mail server setup: Postfix, Dovecot 2, Virtual Users,...

FreeBSD – Encrypt swap partition with GELI

Ronnie has added a new video to the BSDTutorial Youtube channel. This video teaches you how to encrypt the swap partition in FreeBSD 1. Edit /boot/loader.conf 2. Add: Add GEOM_ELI Add device_crypto 3. Edit /etc/fstab Add .eli at the end of your swap device name 4....

FreeBSD SMP scalable PF coming to FreeBSD HEAD

Gleb Smirnoff writes on the FreeBSD PF Mailing List about a some improvements he has made to make Packet Filter (PF) SMP-scalable and faster: “As you already may now, last half a year I’ve been working on making pf SMP-scalable and faster in general. More...