FreeBSD

#106 FreeBSD: Install BitBucket


Bitbucket is a web-based hosting service for projects that use either the Mercurial (since launch) or Git (since October 2011) revision control systems. In this post I’ll show you how to install BitBucket on a FreeBSD server. First, we need some...

AWS

#105 AWS: Find unused security groups and volumes


I made two scripts using Python and boto that will list all unused security groups and volumes for your account. Make sure you have aws cli already installed and configured (see my other post). In addition, you’ll need python 2.x and boto (pip install...

WordPress

#104: WordPress – prevent unauthorized logins


If you have a WordPress blog, you probably know that there are tons of attempts from users/scripts to try to take over your blog and post spam. There are a lot of plugins there that can take care of different security aspects, but by far, this simple solution...

PowerShell

#103 norem utility: remove comments from source


norem for Linux/*BSD A small utility written in Bourne shell (compatible with both sh and bash, which means works without changes on all *BSD/Linux) that strips comments from a source file. E.g. I am too lazy to scroll through /etc/ssh/sshd_config file to...

C#

#102 Visual C#: listen – utility for checking TCP sockets


I needed an utility that acts as a TCP server on a random port and if a client telnets to that port, the server will have to return something to that client. There are probably a tons of utilities like this, ranging from PowerShell scripts to nc (netcat), but...

FreeBSD

#101 FreeBSD: Install Atlassian Jira


In this post I’ll show how to install Atlassian Jira on FreeBSD. This is just a proof of concept. I wouldn’t recommend running this in production as it’s not supported. I would also recommend to have a dedicated FreeBSD server for this....

FreeBSD

#100 pfSense install on Qotom-Q180S


I used pfSense a lot in the past 6 months, but I never got any chance to write about it. So, for my 100th post, I’ll talk about it a bit and this will be a placeholder for future reference. At my home, I was using a Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 (R7000), but...

FreeBSD

#99 Install SSL certificates in Apache for FreeBSD and CentOS


In my previous articles I’ve described how to configure FreeBSD/CentOS to use self-signed certificates. The goal of this article is to show you how to work with commercial certificates, so your web browser doesn’t get that nagging prompt that the...