Let me show you How to Reset or Recover Root Password on FreeBSD 10. My system: root@Freebsd-unixmen:~ # uname -a FreeBSD Freebsd-unixmen 10.1-RELEASE-p6 FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE-p6 #0: Tue Feb 24 19:00:21 UTC 2015 email@example.com:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 root@Freebsd-unixmen:~ # Step 1: Start FreeBSD server/workstation. Step 2: type number 2 key to access single user mode Next you will […]
About BSD Berkeley Software Distribution, abbreviated as BSD, is a UNIX operating system derivative, developed and distributed at the university of California, Berkeley, from 1977 to 1995 by a group of programmers (Bill Joy, Marshall Kirk McKusick, Kenneth Thompson etc…) at the Computer Systems Research Group (CSRG). BSD systems are renowned due to their organization […]
Introduction BSD was originally derived from UNIX and currently, there are various number of Unix-like operating systems descended from the BSD. While, FreeBSD is the most widely used open source Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD distribution). As it is implicitly said it is a free and open source Unix-like-operating system and a public server platform. FreeBSD […]
At the upcoming Hot Chips Conference in late August, Oracle, IBM and Fujitsu are all set to announce the release of new high-performance Unix chips. Oracle is leading the charge, with the expected announcement of its new SPARC M6, which Oracle describes as a “next-generation processor for massively scalable symmetric multiprocessor data center servers”. SPARC […]
When Oracle announced it was discontinuing the development of OpenSolaris, there was shock among the free Unix community. OpenSolaris was popular and had a very loyal user-base and good support from developers, internal and community. A fork of OpenSolaris was quickly announced. A fork of the kernel would become what is known as Illumos. And […]
While we’ve all been deluged with new Linux releases lately, there’s a particular Unix release that flew past almost without getting a brief look at. NetBSD 6.1 was released in mid-May. NetBSD is the Unix of today. And it’s probably about as close to the original Unix as you can get in 2013. More so […]
Protecting files from unwanted deletion is very important security on the tasklist of Unix Administrators. On Linux boxes you can use the chattr command and that works ine on all my Ubuntu based servers. On FreeBSD, this command doesn’t exist. An alternative we use is the chflags command. Let’s give you some examples how chattr work […]
nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is an open-source web server and a reverse proxy server for HTTP, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, with a strong focus on high concurrency, performance and low memory usage. It is licensed under a BSD-like license and it runs on Unix, Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Microsoft Windows. My test server details: root@FreBSD-Unixmen:/root # uname -a FreeBSD FreBSD-Unixmen 9.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE #0 r243825: Tue Dec 4 09:23:10 UTC 2012 root@farrell...