Re: Network configuration

2004-07-09 Thread Thomas Farrell
Hello, I see you have a problem here. First what kind of connectivity does your DSL provider use? Companies like Covad, VerizonEast, Earthlink AOL use pppoe. So the first thing is to figure out what you provider requires DHCP, Static, or pppoe. Then it is very simple to begin nating between

Re: Redirection with a bridge ?

2004-06-19 Thread Thomas Farrell
You can do it with a cisco like this. You can pickup a used 250x series cheap. Just make sure you are using IOS 12 ip nat pool trans netmask ip nat inside source list 1 interface Ethernet0 overload ip nat inside source static tcp 110 interface

how to extract 512 bytes from a file

2004-06-18 Thread Thomas Farrell
I am trying to recover some files which were on a windowz system, which crashed go figure so someone wiped out the drive format and then relized that they had important files on the drive. They then used sometype of recovery software to extract them and now I have them. These files are

Re: sendmail issues

2004-06-16 Thread Thomas Farrell
Not sure totally understand question. I will take a stab at it. sendmail uses a file /etc/mail/access to controll relaying. It actually does not use this file it uses /etc/mail/access.db but this is a database file hash which cannot be edited by people of ordinary intelligents or at least not

Re: 3com 3c905 watchdog error

2004-06-15 Thread Thomas Farrell
Is that an ISA card? If so 3com use to have a utility to change IRQ DMA. I have used it with building LRP boxes. It may be quicker to test with another card you may find there is someother problem. - Original Message - From: Pat Hayes [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent:

Re: Help With Selection of Database Application

2004-06-13 Thread Thomas Farrell
You might want to look at MySQL. There is tons of online resources. Here are a few places to get started.

Re: limiting where a user can log in from

2004-06-13 Thread Thomas Farrell
What is the ip address of this server? and what accounts have no passwords? you may want to take a look at the file /etc/hosts.allow - Original Message - From: dave [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, June 13, 2004 9:26 PM Subject: limiting where a user can log in from

Re: DNS + DHCP auto host updates.

2004-06-11 Thread Thomas Farrell
Here you go. Here is an example of a dhcpd.conf entry subnet netmask { dynamic-dhcp range { option subnet-mask; option domain-name; option domain-name-servers,,; option routers; option

Re: Problem with samba - windows clients reboot when saving.

2004-06-11 Thread Thomas Farrell
This behavior could be caused by a virus/ trojan or worm. Sasser will reboot windowz boxes. Get some AV software update it and scan your system. If you only see this when your attempting to save files to the samba server try shutting down application in an attempt to locate the bad process. You

Re: Anti-Spam app for sendmail

2004-06-08 Thread Thomas Farrell
Yes Mailscanner is good but you may have to jump through hoops to get it to work with BSD . No matter what OS you will still need to install a bunch of perl modules for mailscanner spamassasin. If thats ok with you then they are pretty good. First your going to need a licensed version of

Re: Improper shutdown of system / Fragmentation Problems / Boot logs

2004-06-08 Thread Thomas Farrell
Sometimes the power goes out and my machine shuts off . when I power it backup it fails at check root file system. and drops me into a shell I run fsck /dev/da0s1a and answer yes to fixing of fragmented inodes. figure out what drive/partition root is mounted of by typing df and then run fsck

Re: voice talk between 2 FBSD boxs

2004-06-06 Thread Thomas Farrell
I have used teamspeak running server on FreeBSD 5.0 and the clients on windows. You can get everything at I think I run my version in linux compat . Haven't used it in a while but it did work quite well. - Original Message - From: JJB [EMAIL PROTECTED] To:

Re: Changing SendMail Port Number

2004-06-06 Thread Thomas Farrell
The answer to your question is: /etc/mail/ change this option restart sendmail O DaemonPortOptions=Port=25 - Original Message - From: Gerard Seibert [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: freebsd-questions [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Saturday, June 05, 2004 7:49 PM Subject: Changing SendMail Port

Re: help me make a Mail Server choice

2004-06-05 Thread Thomas Farrell
You should check out puremessage from ActiveState Sophos. Other choices are mailscanner spamassasin, as for free scanners most of these still require sometype of an AV engine. You can download an evaluation of sophos savi it will work for about three months. Most free software like mailscanner

Re: Firestarter or equivalent?

2004-06-03 Thread Thomas Farrell
man ipfw kldstat kldload /boot/kernel/ipfw.ko Thats it ! - Original Message - From: Ron Ariane Joordens [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 7:31 PM Subject: Firestarter or equivalent? Hello FreeBSDers, Two questions really. 1. I share my internet

Re: Firestarter or equivalent?

2004-06-03 Thread Thomas Farrell
the machine is connected to the internet. good luck Tom - Original Message - From: Thomas Farrell [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2004 11:38 PM Subject: Re: Firestarter or equivalent? man ipfw kldstat kldload /boot/kernel/ipfw.ko

Re: Requesting Info

2004-06-01 Thread Thomas Farrell
You can run a server. I run teamfortress on my FreeBSD 5.0 366Mhz 256MB, and can have 16 people cranking away no problem. Just download hlds_l_3110_full.tar.gz and get the counterstike mods. - Original Message - From: Ernesto Ortiz [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday,

Re: Networking w/ FreeBSD

2004-06-01 Thread Thomas Farrell
I just add an entry in /etc/fstab like this /sbin/mount_smbfs //[EMAIL PROTECTED]/interchk/mnt/interchk I use this command to mount my sophos em library share running on XP to my BSD 5.0 machine and then symbolically link the /mnt/interchk to the root of webserver for remote update via

Re: Odd one: my root account disappears into hyperspace.

2004-05-26 Thread Thomas Farrell
try man su I think a modifier to like -lL would make difference. L - Original Message - From: Andy Holyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 10:06 AM Subject: Odd one: my root account disappears into hyperspace. Here's a really odd one. I ssh

sophos anti virus and mailmonitor on freebsd

2004-05-23 Thread Thomas Farrell
Mailmonitor will work on BSD. I have it running you have to build a symbolic link to the library in /compat/linux/lib/ . Like this ln -s /usr/local/sav/lib/ /compat/linux/lib/ . Keep in mind that this is in linux compat mode so once it starts up all