Ivan Tomica

Tag: FreeBSD

Total 22 Posts

Attach or create new Tmux session

I’ve been in a fight with tmux on how to create new session under certain name, but if it already exists to attach to that current one for a very long time. Reason for that was that when I’m connecting to the remote servers I usually have my own session

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Nested Tmux

Ever wanted to have tmux session inside of tmux session? Don’t know how to control the one inside of current tmux session? Easily: Ctrl+b Ctrl+b COMMAND So basically, you need to send your prefix twice. You can also use: Ctrl+b+b COMMAND

Checking disk activity with ZFS – iostat

Pretty neat little command that I wasn’t aware before, but quick check of the manpage would bring it to my attention. :-) To check current disk activity stats on your zpool you can use: zpool iostat -v POOLNAME You can of course omit pool name, without it it’ll show statistics

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My Tmux configuration

I’ve spent some time tweaking and playing around with my .tmux.conf. If you’re interested in how I did it or search for some inspiration you can find my configuration at the bottom of this post. I’ll briefly explain and showcase some of the options throughout the article. To reload config

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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

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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://127.0.0.1:6379” If you’re using password for logging into redis you would specify it like: php_value[session.save_path] = “tcp://127.0.0.1:6379?auth=PASSWORD”

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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

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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.