FreeBSD with lagg (LACP), VLANs and IPFW (Mini HowTo)


This Mini HowTo, if you can even call it one, describes how to setup FreeBSD
with lagg (LACP), 802.1q VLANs (tag or trunk) and IPFW.

Let's start with the different ways an IP address and alias can be assigned
to an interface. The normal notation would be with inet and netmask.

ifconfig_em0="inet netmask"
ifconfig_em0_alias0="inet netmask"

But you can also do this with the CIDR (Classless Inter-Domain Routing) notation:


You can replace em0 with another interface name, for example bge0 or fxp0.
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bhyve mirror


bhyve is the BSD Hypervisor, a legacy-free type 2 Hypervisor for FreeBSD and its derivatives such as PC-BSD and NanoBSD.

More information can be found on the bhyve wiki and website.
The mirror can be found here...

Stikked with NGINX


How to get Stikked running with NGINX.
Running Stikked in for example "/p" with the following config and you are done.

location /p {
  try_files $uri $uri/ @stikked;
location @stikked {
  rewrite ^/p/(.*)$ /p/index.php?/$1 last;

With the below it didn't work.

location /p {
  try_files $uri $uri/ /p/index.php?/$uri;

Minimalist Admin 0.6


For this release the deprecated eregi() and split()
are replaced by preg_match() and preg_split().

Minimalist Admin is a very simple web interface for Minimalist.
Download Minimalist Admin 0.6.
You can also find it on Freshmeat.

FreeBSD PXE Install Server (HOWTO)


Howto document that describes how to setup a PXE install environment on FreeBSD.
There are multiple documents around but we didn't find one which had all
the information. This is basically a combined document based on all the
information that we could find. It has been tested on FreeBSD 7.1, booting
multiple servers as well as a Soekris 4801.
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Hacking At Random


Hackers at Random 2009, International technology & security conference.
Four days of technology, ideological debates and hands-on tinkering. The
follow-up of What the Hack (WTH2005), Hackers at Large (HAL2001),
Hacking in Progress (HIP97) and Hackers at the end of the univese (HEU93).
On August 13-16, 2009 the 20th anniversary edition of the four-yearly Dutch
outdoor technology-conference will take place near Vierhouten, NL.
You can buy your tickets at

Foundry Networks YAML MIB


If you are using SNMP with Ruby you might have noticed that it's
not using standard MIBS. All MIBS are converted to YAML.
Since there wasn't any Foundry Networks MIB available I created my own.
You can download it here.