vCenter “Unable to retrieve manifest or certificate file”

There is a bug in vCenter 6.5 which occasionally happens when you deploy an OVA from web. VMware is probably going to fix it, but until then when need to use a workaround. OVA file […]

zfs allow

By default many zfs operations needs elevated/root privileges. For example receiving a snapshot on a remote system. One does not want to open ssh to root user. With zfs allow permissions can be delegated to […]

glabel

Add label to a drive in FreeBSD sudo glabel label -v external_disk /dev/da0 Metadata value stored on /dev/da0. Done. glabel list Geom name: ada0p1 Providers: 1. Name: gpt/gptboot0 Mediasize: 524288 (512K) Sectorsize: 512 Stripesize: 0 […]

ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD – Part 2

In my previous post I presented how to do live backups of a running FreeBSD server with ZFS snapshot, today I’m doing the follow up: how to increment that snapshot. If you have a big […]

ZFS snapshot on FreeBSD

A very nice way to do a live backup of your server/work station is with ZFS snapshots, of course, if you use ZFS. You can send a snapshot to: a file, the local system, via […]

osxfuse error fix

During osxfuse installation from ports I stumbled into the following error: —> Building osxfuse Error: Failed to build osxfuse: command execution failed Error: See /opt/local/var/macports/logs/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_macports_release_tarballs_ports_fuse_osxfuse/osxfuse/main.log for details. Error: Follow https://guide.macports.org/#project.tickets to report a bug The […]

On deadline – ABC27 News – How Lyme disease affects your brain

You think Lyme is hard to catch and easy to get rid off? That’s a LIE! Actually is the other way around. Those tiny bastards are out there trying to make your life miserable, don’t […]

Mikrotik Script

Here is simple script which sends your IP address to your email, it will save you paying for a fix IP service from your ISP, unless you have a different case. :global ipadd; :global extinterface […]

Mikrotik with NetFlow on FreeBSD

A short how to adding NetFlow to Mikrotik using ntop and FreeBSD. FreeBSD is the best operating system you can go for your server. While Mikrotik is a budget router it is capable of many. […]

Raspberry Pi and FreeBSD

I’m writing down a few steps for the future me how I installed RaspBSD on a Raspberry Pi 3 Download http://www.raspbsd.org/ Insert memory card then: diskutil list sudo diskutil unmountDisk /dev/disk2 sudo dd bs=1 if=insertFreeBSDImage.img of=/dev/disk2 […]