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Peter Andersson
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I've already got a female to worry about. Her name is the Enterprise.
-- Kirk, "The Corbomite Maneuver", stardate 1514.0
01
Nov

 Nov 1, 2011. We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 5.0. This is our 30th release on CD-ROM (and 31th via FTP). We remain proud of OpenBSD’s record of more than ten years with only two remote holes in the default install.

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Filled Under: OpenBSD, sysadmin
26
May

This is old news but still important.   – OpenBSD 4.7 RELEASED ————————————————- May 19, 2010. We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 4.7. This is our 27th release on CD-ROM (and 28th via FTP). We remain proud of OpenBSD’s record of more than ten years with only two remote holes in [...]

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18
Oct

Many people have received their 4.6 CDs in the mail by now, and we really don’t want them to be without the full package repository. ———————————————————————— – OpenBSD 4.6 RELEASED ————————————————- Oct 18, 2009. We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 4.6. This is our 26th release on CD-ROM (and 27th via [...]

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15
Aug

I just come back from this years slackathon. It was interersting to meet some of the persons on the OpenBSD mailing lists. I have to admitt that most of the presentations was to deep into the kernel to my knowledge but I liked the conferances anyhow. The Slackathon was the end of a Hackathon mostly [...]

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I’ll attend this years Slackathlon in Stockholm. I hope I will see you there Welcome to this years Slackathon! It will be held August 15th, at the Stockholm University, though not in the same conference room as the previous years, since it couldn’t hold all visitors anymore! As previous years, the website is slowly getting [...]

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02
May

May 1, 2009. We are pleased to announce the official release of OpenBSD 4.5. This is our 25th release on CD-ROM (and 26th via FTP). We remain proud of OpenBSD’s record of more than ten years with only two remote holes in the default install.

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Background This article describes how to monitor an IPSEC tunnel running on OpenBSD. I could not find any plugin already done so I created my own. The pre req. for this article are: A working Nagios or op5 Monitor setup A IPsec VPN tunnel running on OpenBSD A working NRPE agent at the OpenBSD box

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09
Feb

My firewall get alot of failed ssh logins. This is a typical log message in /var/log/authlog Feb  9 20:15:49 pedro sshd[30934]: Failed password for root from 67.205.85.119 port 35603 ssh2 Feb  9 20:15:49 pedro sshd[2656]: Received disconnect from 67.205.85.119: 11: Bye Bye Feb  9 20:15:51 pedro sshd[15299]: Failed password for root from 67.205.85.119 port 35753 [...]

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02
Nov

I do not like spam. This a problem that grows and there are many technologies how to fight it. As I’m the sysadmin of my mailserver it makes it possible to use many approaches. The best way is to find out if it is a spam before it is accepted at the SMTP server. I’m [...]

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01
Nov

In my opinion the only install and forget OS is released in a new version. Their slogan “Only two remote holes in the default install, in more than 10 years!” tells what it is all about. Every release has a song, very often with an ironic touch. Take a look at the OpenBSD 4.4 changes, [...]

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