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FreeBSD ansible

Bootstrapping a FreeBSD system with Ansible

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FreeBSD does not come with python preinstalled and programmatically installing it via ansible from a control machine may be tricky. During the first invocation of pkg, it will ask you whether you want to bootstrap the pkg system on your machine: The package ma…

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FreeBSD security node.js LibreSSL

The state of LibreSSL in FreeBSD

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As part of my ongoing effort to evaluate FreeBSD as a server OS I took the time to see what it takes to replace OpenSSL with LibreSSL for increased system security. I'm sure most of you are familiar with the beast that OpenSSL is and I wanted to see whether co…

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FreeBSD security umask permissions

Securing a FreeBSD Server: umask

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In this post I'll show you what umask is and how to use it to set more appropriate and more restrictive permissions of newly created files on a FreeBSD system with the intention to increase the level of security. If you have used UNIX you must know about permi…