Ivan Tomica

Category: Blog

Total 111 Posts

Installing PostgreSQL in FreeBSD jail

To install and run PostgreSQL in FreeBSD jail you’ll need to enable allow.sysvipc system tuneable on that specific jail: List jails: jls Note jail ID and use following command to enable it for that running jail: jail -m jid=JAILID allow.sysvipc=1 This can also be accomplished by changing ezjail jail configuration

Continue Reading

Redis as PHP session handler on FreeBSD

This one is quite simple to be honest. Assuming you have Redis already installed and set up correctly you can just change your php-fpm pool definition to include: php_value[session.save_handler] = redis php_value[session.save_path] = “tcp://” If you’re using password for logging into redis you would specify it like: php_value[session.save_path] = “tcp://”

Continue Reading

Enable PHP mail() in FreeBSD

On FreeBSD 11 sendmail is not enabled by default. Also by default, php configuration (php.ini) has sendmail binary configured for sending email so using mail() within your PHP application may not work. To resolve that you need to enable sendmail which you can do with: # sysrc sendmail_enable=”YES” sendmail_enable: NO

Continue Reading

FreeBSD jails – localhost IP

So, app was connecting from jail’s public IP to the MySQL and that didn’t worked since I had user created like: USER@localhost Instead of: USER@% or USER@JAILIP And that got me confused badly. I would like to thank Mark for clarification.

Portscan with netcat

Recently I had to discover custom SSH port on the server so I needed to come up with a somewhat quick way to check for open ports on the server. To do that simplest and prettiest solution I’ve found was using netcat utility. As you can see by looking at

Continue Reading

How to set up ZFS on CentOS 7

Recently I have started thinking about backups on my personal web server (on which this blog is hosted on). Simplest solution I have come up with is to just mount additional drive to the server, format it as ZFS, sync stuff to it and then just snapshot that drive. This

Continue Reading