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  • FreeBSD with two default routes on GCP

    I was excited to try GCP (Google Compute Platform) with FreeBSD since community images are available to deploy. DigitalOcean stopped supporting FreeBSD so I’ve moved on to GCP. In GCP’s Compute engine, if you need multiple interfaces, you must create a VM instance with multiple NICs at creation time — you cannot add a second…

  • Why FreeBSD is a great secure server

    It’s important to keep computer systems updated and this process should be as simple as possible to stay safe and secure. A server that runs web applications should be simple to build, easy to patch, update and upgrade, and it should have a great manual. Then being able to monitor problems remotely and be alerted…

  • WordPress SFTP into FreeBSD jail

    The purpose of this article is to make it easy for WordPress and its 3rd┬áparty SFTP plugin to work on a FreeBSD host where the website and web server daemon runs within a jail, but the sshd daemon runs on the host thereby causing problems that prevent the WordPress SFTP plugin from working properly. In…