Archive for April, 2014

FreeBSD, OpenSSL and Heartbleed

With the recent exposure due to the heartbleed bug many have been panicking or so lazy they’ve ignored it completely. I suggest you land somewhere in between. Change your passwords and consider using a password manager so you can have random passwords for each site – personally I’ve gone with LastPass. But what about your […]

Moving from pkg_* to pkgng

If you have been updating your FreeBSD servers recently I (which I hope you have) you have run into a warning that the old package system will be shut down by the end of summer this year (2014). Some ignore this and some get confused – what now, does FreeBSD handle this automatically? Well as […]