[Fwd: Re: changing ethernetcard name]

2004-06-03 Thread Steve Bertrand
Forgot to cc: Could I rename the cards as follow ? xl0 = eth0 , xl1 = eth1, and em0 = eth3 ? For what purpose? If you simply want to do this for clarity of use at the command line, you could create name aliases in your login profile. (ie: alias xl0 eth0). If this is not what you want it

Re: AW: changing ethernetcard name

2004-06-03 Thread Steve Bertrand
as in/out interfaces, any further existing lines like this: oif=eth0 iif=eth1 would still be effective. (so long as they are placed below the line(s) above) ~sb thomas -Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht- Von: Steve Bertrand [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Gesendet: Donnerstag, 3. Juni 2004 15:48

Re: newbie trouble - Internet connection

2004-06-16 Thread Steve Bertrand
Well, I have no DNS installed, no server at all actually and I use mozilla when connecting. The problem is not the browser, right? Perhaps a firewall as you mentioned, or, the file /etc/hosts... hosts.allow? I may have missed something, but how do you connect to your ISP? Dial-up ppp, PPPoE

Re: newbie trouble - Internet connection

2004-06-16 Thread Steve Bertrand
google.ca and or: # dig google.ca Cheers, Steve Thanks jobse ons 2004-06-16 klockan 20.18 skrev Steve Bertrand: Well, I have no DNS installed, no server at all actually and I use mozilla when connecting. The problem is not the browser, right? Perhaps a firewall as you mentioned

Re: newbie trouble - Internet connection

2004-06-16 Thread Steve Bertrand
213.64.3.1 vr0 213.64.3 ... ... ... 213.64.3.[myIP] 127.0.0.1 lo0 Thanks jobse ons 2004-06-16 klockan 20.18 skrev Steve Bertrand: Well, I have no DNS installed, no server at all actually and I use mozilla when connecting. The problem is not the browser, right? Perhaps a firewall

Re: newbie trouble - Internet problem solved!!!

2004-06-17 Thread Steve Bertrand
I now have Internet up and working. Great! One less mass mailing drone on the Inet! :o) Next problem is to learn handling the ports! Ask away... Steve cheers jobse ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: FreeBSD community - best ever !

2004-06-17 Thread Steve Bertrand
Sometimes I have received ridicule and criticism and condescending remarks for my inquisitiveness and sometimes stupid questions. I found this to be true as well. Although most of the Linux community is very kind as well, I found this type of I know the answer to that, so you should too in

Re: Sendmail and /var/spool/mqueue

2004-06-17 Thread Steve Bertrand
What does it mean when I have a lot of files in /var/spool/mqueue? I don't really understand what that particular queue is for. I believe the q is for messages that have failed, but have not yet expired...don't quote me though. sb This client is not having any problems getting/sending

Re: kernel support for old PC

2004-06-18 Thread Steve Bertrand
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3 servers using jails

2004-06-18 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hi all, I've got 3 devices that I would like to consolodate. Box A - IPFW/Nat gateway for corporate use. Box B - Squid/Dansguardian content filter (my use) Box C - Qmail/vpopmail (multiple domain) mailhub All three boxes are at separate locations. What I would like to do is implement a system

Re: Dying disk?

2004-06-18 Thread Steve Bertrand
acd0: FAILURE - READ_BIG status=51READY,DSC,ERROR sensekey=ILLEGAL REQUEST error=0 I believe that acd0 would be your CD Rom drive. I don't know what the error means, but it appears to have something to do with the CD system. Steve acd0: FAILURE - READ_BIG status=51READY,DSC,ERROR

Re: Application commands without having to restart

2004-06-19 Thread Steve Bertrand
How do I make the system aware? Refresh the commands list? Any reading material on this? # rehash Cheers, sb Thanks for your help Bruce ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To

Re: dpt on old PC

2004-06-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
I have compiled a kernel (based on 4.10) on a newer PC with several options to get my dpt scsi controller for my older PC to work. The size of the kernel is bigger than an 1.44MB floppy disk. How can I make a kern.flp ready floppy with my new kernel ? How much bigger is it? Can you

Re: Overly brief answers (was Re: Terminal Server)

2004-06-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
I'm curious as to whether this is only my opinion, or if others feel the same way. I hope this thread in no way leads to a flame war, but I think this is a good discussion. In no way would I like to bash or flame anyone, but users who receive responses like this (albeit in this particular

Re: Partition sizes for small harddisk

2004-06-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
Actually, some of the heavy hitters out there say they have been leaning toward all / disk partitioning + swap, of course. A little OT, but although it has been advised over and over that you should never use a / only system, in some cases I have found it very useful. It is exceptionally easy

Re: How many hosts can utilize one NAT server?

2004-06-23 Thread Steve Bertrand
Minnesota Slinky said: I was wondering how many hosts can a single NAT server server? I couldn't find it on the net, although I know it's there somewhere. It really depends on a couple of things... First, the horsepower of the box. If you want 1-10 users, an old pentium 90 will do just fine

Re: login/password

2004-06-23 Thread Steve Bertrand
I'm new to using FreeBSD and when I boot up the computer (I've already installed FreeBSD) it asks for a login name and password. I don't know either and I haven't been able to get into FreeBSD. Please help me. During install, it prompts you to type in the super users password. Did you

Re: login/password

2004-06-23 Thread Steve Bertrand
Thanks that worked, But now I have another question, When it boots I enter my user name and password but all I get is a command prompt, how am I supposed to get into free bsd (or is that it?) Well, it doesn't look like much at the command prompt, but yes, that's it. The wonderful

Re: (no subject)

2004-06-23 Thread Steve Bertrand
Well my experience lever is 0, I've used Windows and Mac for my whole life and I wanted to see what freebsd is like. Good. Theres quite a learning curve, but I assure you that diligence and the willingness to learn are worth the effort as the result is a whole new computing experience unlike

Re: (no subject)

2004-06-23 Thread Steve Bertrand
Thanks for your help If i have anymore questions not answered by the handbook i'll e-mail you Please email the list. I rarely answer emails directly to my list subscription email address. Also, if you mail the list, many people will have the opportunity to help and other new users may learn

Re: A few questions not mentioned in the Manuals

2004-06-24 Thread Steve Bertrand
carlos escobar zarzar said: I'd like to have answered the following, for which i looked in the manuals and documentations but i couldn't find: 1.FreeBSD's Structure as O.S. 2.FreeBSD's Methodology as O.S. 3.Kernel or Core and O.S. Levels for FreeBSD(User, Kernel, hardware, etc.).

Re: what types of network cards work with thinkpads?

2004-06-28 Thread Steve Bertrand
Well, I'm seeing some promising thinkpads over on ebay. Some with 10/100 netword card, most without. Cann nybody clue me in on what types of laptop NICs work with FBSD? My TP R30 has an Intel NIC, picked up by FreeBSD with the fxp driver. Never had any problems... Steve

Re: ISP Connection problem - ADSL

2004-06-28 Thread Steve Bertrand
Im using an Alcatel Speedtouch 530 Modem connected to Ethernet. My ADSL connection is fine in Windoze however the configuration for the modem is usually set through a web-browser. Do the modem settings(done via browser) affect the connection in FBSD or does the system simply take the

Re: Problem restarts

2004-06-28 Thread Steve Bertrand
I'm having a problem with spontaneous restarts. This isn't a new problem, but I've done the obvious things and the problem hasn't gone away. I was thinking of asking on -hackers, but I'm trying here first. I have a mail server that is doing this exact thing. Very spontaneous, more

Re: Burn

2004-06-28 Thread Steve Bertrand
I down loaded the newest version release 5.2.1 i386 and I seem to have a problem burning disk 2 it says ziped it is 268 megs but when I unzip it and try to burn it to CD it says it is 799 megs ?? Any ideas? If you have downloaded the .iso image, you want to 'Burn CD from CD image', as

RE: Burn

2004-06-29 Thread Steve Bertrand
TY for your help it worked great . I am using NERO 5.0 to burn with btw. That's great! Have fun with the new install ;o) Steve -Original Message- From: Steve Bertrand [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 1:48 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED

Re: IPFW acting weird OR invalid ruleset?

2004-06-29 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hey everyone. Below is my natd.conf file and my rc.firewall.rule file. I cannot figure it out, but if one of my machines that is behind my Masqurading Firewall tries to d/l a file that is on a FTP site, it fails to connect. Are you using a passive FTP connection? Steve FreeBSD 5.2.1

Re: IPFW acting weird OR invalid ruleset?

2004-06-29 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hey everyone. Below is my natd.conf file and my rc.firewall.rule file. I cannot figure it out, but if one of my machines that is behind my Masqurading Firewall tries to d/l a file that is on a FTP site, it fails to connect. Ok, I jumped earlier, but actually re-RTF ruleset, I've got a couple

Re: ISP Connection problem - ADSL

2004-06-30 Thread Steve Bertrand
! :) Bryce --- Steve Bertrand [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Im using an Alcatel Speedtouch 530 Modem connected to Ethernet. My ADSL connection is fine in Windoze however the configuration for the modem is usually set through a web-browser. Do the modem settings(done via browser) affect

kern.ipc.nmbclusters

2004-06-30 Thread Steve Bertrand
I have a machine that is rebooting with the following error: All mbuf clusters exhausted, please see tuning(7). Which through google and man tuning I was able to figure out that indeed, mbufs were exhausted. So I tried to set kern.ipc.nmbclusters=4096 (which should cover the load of the server),

Re: kern.ipc.nmbclusters

2004-06-30 Thread Steve Bertrand
From your experience, where is the best place to load this variable from, why is it a better location, and what will happen if I don't load it from the proper place? You have to put it in loader.conf because that value is set _very_ early in the boot process (before sysctl.conf is used)

Re: Perl Syntax

2004-06-30 Thread Steve Bertrand
I'm using perl 5.8.4 on a 4.9 machine. I want to add code a perl script to check for value passed from command line. If it is null, I want to exit with an error message. First I tried this and got Use of uninitialized value in string eq at ./test.pl line 20. if ($ARGV[0] eq ) { print

Re: Compatibility with VIA 6103/6306/6303 or Realtek 8201 Ethernet cards

2004-07-02 Thread Steve Bertrand
Some of the units we're considering have one of the following NIC chipsets: VIA 6103 VIA 6303 VIA 6306 Realtek 8201 Looking through the hardware compatibility notes, as well as the man pages for vr(4), ed(4), and rl(4) doesn't seem to confirm or deny whether any of these units will work

Re: cron.daily and cron.hourly

2004-07-05 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hi, I had a problem with my web-server that I already solved. But now I have to execute a PHP file on my FreeBSD server every hour, to get the needed updates from database. I know I need a shell script to execute that file and have to put this script to some directory that would execute

Re: Re: How to add a disk to a new system without losing the data on it?

2003-09-12 Thread Steve Bertrand
In the dmesg it comes up as ad5 but when I mount it, it can't find the device. mount ad5 /music2 mount: ad5: No such file or directory How many partitions were on the old drive? You might want to try # mount /dev/ad5s1x /music2 (where x == a,c,e,f or g, depending on the number of

Re: Re: How to add a disk to a new system without losing the data on it?

2003-09-12 Thread Steve Bertrand
just the one partition. I tried: /dev/ad5 /dev/ad5s1 /dev/ad5s1a with the same response incorrect super block What is the output from: # disklabel -r ad5 ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: Re: How to add a disk to a new system without losing the data on it?

2003-09-12 Thread Steve Bertrand
8 partitions: #size offsetfstype [fsize bsize bps/cpg] c: 2401074270unused0 0# (Cyl.0 - 14945*) d: 24010742704.2BSD 2048 16384 28552 # (Cyl.0 - 14945*) super block size 0 Ok, try # mount /dev/ad5s1d /music2

developer list

2002-12-31 Thread Steve Bertrand
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Re: Virtual interface support?

2002-12-31 Thread Steve Bertrand
For testing purposes, I have used the gif interface several times. I know man(8) gif states it is a tunnelling interface, but from stations on the network, the interface can be seen all the same. (I normally use the gif interface for simulating several interfaces for IPFW configuration).

Re: FreeBSD IPSEC tunnel stoped working.

2003-01-27 Thread Steve Bertrand
Looks like the 'spi' are out of sync on the 2 machines. This is after a quick glance, but I know on my IPSec setup, (with manual keys), the spi's have to be such: Stable in spi == Release out spi Release in spi == Stable out spi Are you using racoon? If not, post your ipsec script. Steve

Re: IPFW and DHCPD

2003-01-27 Thread Steve Bertrand
$cmd allow 00010 udp from any to me 67 in via $iif $cmd allow 00020 udp from me 68 to any out via $iif Assuming that $iif is your interface and that dhcpd is running on the dhcpd server. Steve Warren Block wrote: Can someone post a set of ipfw rules to allow DHCP to work on the inside

Re: cvsup error

2003-01-29 Thread Steve Bertrand
Try adding the following line to the /etc/hosts file: 192.168.1.10myhostname.domain.com where 192.168.1.10 is your hosts IP. Then take a look in /etc/rc.conf for the hostname= directive and verify that it is the same as the entry in /etc/hosts. Steve Tyler Parrott wrote: Hello all, I'm

Re: FreeBSD IPSEC tunnel stoped working.

2003-01-29 Thread Steve Bertrand
Peter Haight wrote: Looks like the 'spi' are out of sync on the 2 machines. This is after a quick glance, but I know on my IPSec setup, (with manual keys), the spi's have to be such: Stable in spi == Release out spi Release in spi == Stable out spi Are you using racoon? If not, post your

Re: IPFW2 setup

2003-01-31 Thread Steve Bertrand
What part is not working? Can you nat through? Perhaps you could add some logging to see which packets are failing and why. Do you have the following in the kernel? optionsIPFIREWALL optionsIPFIREWALL_VERBOSE optionsIPDIVERT Let us know. Steve Jason Morgan wrote: OK, I've read

installworld -- error 71

2003-04-02 Thread Steve Bertrand
I am trying to installworld after a successful cvsup of RELENG_4 and buildworld. I continuously get: install -o root -g wheel -m 444 boot2 /boot/boot2 install: boot2: No such file or directory *** Error code 71 I have searched google and others, and all state to check if the directory exists:

Re: rebuilding the MBR

2003-04-03 Thread Steve Bertrand
is it possible to rebuild the MBR? i'm booting from a promise controller. initially i was booting from the primary controller but now i'm booting from the second ide contoller now. Don't really know if this is completely relevant, but: # man boot0cfg(8) Steve i'm assuming there is a

Re: Dynamic DNS (DDNS)

2003-06-11 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hello. I am on Comcast CABLE and the DHCP lease is only 4 days to expire, all the time. So my IP changes every four days. I was wondering in FreeBSD (FreeBSD4.8) how I can set up Dynamic DNS. I checked the online docs and I could not find anything on DDNS, is it some rc.x file or a file in

undefined reference

2003-06-12 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hi all, Here late trying to upgrade 4.3 RELENG_4 and getting an error that does not seem to be solved anywhere. (at least with a solid answer). I was getting the error while # make buildworld while doing the games, but I moved that directory, and the same error occurs: undefined reference to

Re: ipfw firewall help

2002-12-06 Thread Steve Bertrand
Easiest way I have found to troubleshoot rule problems is to turn on logging for your deny rules and find out what rule is blocking the traffic. Just add the 'log' or 'log logamount nn' (where nn is a number of entries to create). Once you try to connect again, you can then read

buildworld fail

2002-12-06 Thread Steve Bertrand
first attempt of upgrading an FBSD box, and is strictly a development machine. I also have other production machines that are at 4.5, but can't upgrade them until this one is successful. Tks! Steve Bertrand To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions

Re: buildworld fail

2002-12-06 Thread Steve Bertrand
Kent: I see the differences between the compiler commands, but have no idea how to change them. I would like to try your idea. I have given no special flags to make. What flags would I give to make when making world? Tks, Kent Stewart wrote: On Friday 06 December 2002 01:02 pm, Steve

buildworld...again

2002-12-10 Thread Steve Bertrand
/lib/libdes_p.a - libcrypto_p.a 1 error *** Error code 2 I'm sorry for all trouble, but this has been going on almost 3 weeks and I just want it to work once. Tks, Steve Bertrand To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: buildworld...again

2002-12-10 Thread Steve Bertrand
Steve Bertrand wrote: I added more memory and I made it past the ncurses failure, but now I get: sh /usr/src/tools/install.sh -C -o root -g wheel -m 444 libcrypto_p.a /usr/obj/usr/src/i386/usr/lib sh /usr/src/tools/install.sh -s -o root -g wheel -m 444 libcrypto.so.2 /usr/obj/usr/src

CVSup question

2003-02-07 Thread Steve Bertrand
I am trying to upgrade a 4.5 box to RELENG_4, but it doesn't appear that I am getting all of the required info. Here's my command, and supfile: # cvsup -L 2 -g /etc/supfile *default tag=RELENG_4 *default host=cvsup2.freebsd.org *default release=cvs *default base=/usr/local/etc/cvsup *default

Memory disk

2003-02-12 Thread Steve Bertrand
a CD? 2. Is it possible to run FreeBSd out of memory with no hdd? Tks for all help in advance. Steve Bertrand To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: five networks

2003-03-17 Thread Steve Bertrand
ps: yes! very interested in your links as well as your perl script...I also have been doing research and decided on Racoon as the program to use to setup my vpn...I was planning on following a doc written by Dru Lavigne http://www.onlamp.com/lpt/a/3043 Very good document, but it took me

Re: Pushing commands to the background

2003-03-17 Thread Steve Bertrand
I'm not sure if it's exactly On Topic (I bet you'll let me know!), but here goes... I work in technical support, for a FreeBSD based, Internet Appliance am after a way to gather some network quality information. I'd like to run some commands, one after another, have the output(s) added

Re: Can you recommend a home router

2003-03-20 Thread Steve Bertrand
want to setup my home system with cable modem. The configuration i am thinking of is: window pc (10.0.0.2)-router-freebsd(10.0.0.1) dhcp cable modem So any ol router that supports dhcp and has 3 ports should work right? Any brand/model you

Re: Routing problem ? Solved

2003-03-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
Thx everybody. Problem solved. /Hasse. It would be nice for the people who followed your thread to know what actually resolved the issue. If you could post your fix, it would be appreciated. Tks. Steve To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in

Re: Routing problem ?

2003-03-20 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hi everybody. I have small network at home with two machines connected to the net via ADSL. That means Dynamic IP, though not changing very often. - odin.swedehost.com running FreeBSD 4.8-RC #0 Sun Mar 16 2003 Two NICs. xl0 DHCP and NAT-interface, acting as a gateway, doing

Personal development CVS question

2003-03-24 Thread Steve Bertrand
I have developed a project for use at my ISP, which I have been keeping in my CVS repository (as I do all of my projects). CVS is working great, but I have a somewhat unrelated question, which I would apprecieate redirection if required. The current state of my app is ready for production, so I

Re: NEED HELP WITH VERSION OF FREE BSD!!!

2004-07-05 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hey i have dowloaded freebsd 5.2.1 for amd because i have amd k-6 II from the following site ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/ISO-IMAGES/5.2.1/ First of all, I don't know for absolute certainty, but I don't believe that amd64 is designed for the K6-II. AFAIK, the k62 is a

Re: ipfw count rules to count traffic to virtual ip's

2004-07-06 Thread Steve Bertrand
Anyone ? Hello, I'm trying to setup ipfw to count traffic to each ip on the server (one interface with multiple aliased ip's) now it seems that the count rules are about the same for each ip while this isn't the truth.. Are these the exact rules, or does # ipfw show mix them up a bit? For

Re: Using DHCP /and/ name recognition w/o running BIND

2004-07-06 Thread Steve Bertrand
I don't think so. Lack of DNS performance is something that will cause the most harm to your experience of using the net. Running your own DNS recursive server is the best way to get good DNS performance. I don't mean to take away from this post in anyway because it was very informative,

Re: ipfw count rules to count traffic to virtual ip's

2004-07-06 Thread Steve Bertrand
go farther and count port usage as well. Say for instance, you want to get an idea of how much http(s) traffic there is generated on 1.1.1.1 : ipfw add 00100 count tcp from any to 1.1.1.1 80,443 Regards, STeve Steve Bertrand wrote: Anyone ? Hello, I'm trying to setup ipfw to count

Re: ipfw count rules to count traffic to virtual ip's

2004-07-06 Thread Steve Bertrand
and achieving the results you desired ;) Steve Steve Bertrand wrote: Well : This won't work: ipfw add 00010 count tcp from any to any via 1.1.1.1 ipfw add 00011 count tcp from any to any in recv 1.1.1.1 ipfw add 00012 count tcp from any to any out xmit 1.1.1.1 ipfw add 00016 count tcp from any

Removing thousands of files using rm

2004-07-06 Thread Steve Bertrand
I often have the need to remove hundreds or even thousands of files from a single directory (very often). Using rm, I usually get: pearl# rm -rvf * /bin/rm: Argument list too long. Is there any way to work around this instead of having to select a small bunch of files at a time to remove? The

Re: Removing thousands of files using rm

2004-07-06 Thread Steve Bertrand
I often have the need to remove hundreds or even thousands of files from a single directory (very often). Using rm, I usually get: pearl# rm -rvf * /bin/rm: Argument list too long. Is there any way to work around this instead of having to select a small bunch of files at a time to

Re: Sendmail hand upon boot and restart

2004-07-07 Thread Steve Bertrand
After a year I'm finally upgrading DNS servers, and having a bad time getting sendmail and dhcp to work. I may finally have dhcp woking on ns1.thought.org. ping works and my /var/log/maillog is filling up. But on tao.thought.org, sendmail refuses to start. Can anybody help me ith this?

Re: where o where is it starting from

2004-07-08 Thread Steve Bertrand
Never mind. I found it. /etc/defaults/rc.conf I thought /etc/rc.conf overrode the other. In /etc/rc.conf I put sendmail and inetd to NO but they were still starting up. Shouldn't they be set to 'NONE' rather than 'NO' if you don't want them to come up at all?Maybe I am remembering

Re: Network configuration in FreeBSD

2004-07-08 Thread Steve Bertrand
Am new to FreeBSD... just installed it for 2nd time today, but don't know what I did that it didn't ask me for the network configuration (ip, domain, etc)... once installed, is there a command to perform that task? I'm linux user, so am familiar to *nix systems, but don't know how to

Layer 4 switching in FBSD?

2004-07-09 Thread Steve Bertrand
I'd like to implement some style of load balancing for my smtp and spamassassin servers. It was suggested to me that layer-4 switching was the way to go. I do not want to do round-robin DNS, as it could prove to be a problem if one of the boxes goes down. For bridging type firewalls and/or

IPFIREWALL_FORWARD sysctl variable

2004-07-09 Thread Steve Bertrand
Before I install a new kernel and have to reboot a machine, I thought I'd ask if there was a sysctl variable that can toggle the IPFIREWAL_FORWARD option. Tks. Steve ___ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list

Re: IPFIREWALL_FORWARD sysctl variable

2004-07-09 Thread Steve Bertrand
| Before I install a new kernel and have to reboot a machine, I thought I'd | ask if there was a sysctl variable that can toggle the IPFIREWAL_FORWARD | option. | There's net.inet.ip.forwarding but i'm not sure if it's read only or even perhaps if it exists/works without that in the

Re: Moving my Outlook PST file to any BSD E-mail client

2004-07-09 Thread Steve Bertrand
Does anyone know of an e-mail client that supports importing an outlook .PST file. If I can move my old e-mail onto my new machine then I can be done with Microsoft. I believe that ximian evolution does: # cd /usr/ports/mail/evolution # make install clean Regards, Steve Thank you,

Re: Moving my Outlook PST file to any BSD E-mail client

2004-07-09 Thread Steve Bertrand
Does anyone know of an e-mail client that supports importing an outlook .PST file. If I can move my old e-mail onto my new machine then I can be done with Microsoft. I believe that ximian evolution does: My mistake...I do not believe that it does.. STeve # cd /usr/ports/mail/evolution

Re: Webmin Help???

2004-07-13 Thread Steve Bertrand
I just installed webmin on my server. It installed beautifully from ports and I kept the default settings. It is supposed to be running on port 1 however after starting the service and trying to connect to http://mydomain.com:1 it is not found. I am running Apache 1.3 with many

Re: Chapter 14 Security

2004-07-13 Thread Steve Bertrand
The article requires the use of the command gifconfig which does not exit on my FreeBSD 5.2.1 machine. Is this a typo in the manual, or have I missed something? I don't either, however, ifconfig will allow you to work with gif. man 4 gif. # ifconfig create gif0 # ifconfig gif0 local-tun-end

Re: Chapter 14 Security

2004-07-13 Thread Steve Bertrand
The article requires the use of the command gifconfig which does not exit on my FreeBSD 5.2.1 machine. Is this a typo in the manual, or have I missed something? Just did a quick google for no gifconfig freebsd 5, and in the sparc64 relnotes, I found this: gifconfig(8) is obsolete and has

Re: Routing Training Books Please!!

2004-07-13 Thread Steve Bertrand
After many years of waiting my company has a position opening up that I can fill. I spoke with the Net Admin and asked if there were any one skill that would be of a great benefit to my company and his response was Routing, IP and subnetting (ok so more then one. But I swear he can count).

Re: Chapter 14 Security

2004-07-13 Thread Steve Bertrand
The article requires the use of the command gifconfig which does not exit on my FreeBSD 5.2.1 machine. Is this a typo in the manual, or have I missed something? Just did a quick google for no gifconfig freebsd 5, and in the sparc64 relnotes, I found this: gifconfig(8) is obsolete and

[Fwd: Re: ADSL connection woes]

2004-07-15 Thread Steve Bertrand
Forgot to Cc: i have an interesting problem i would like some insight into. i have a freeBSD server acting as a proxy firewall for an ADSL connection into my office. PPP is set in ddial mode, but every so often the link goes down and a simple invocation of the ppp dialer script doesn't seem to

Re: problem while installing FreeBSD

2004-07-15 Thread Steve Bertrand
I am installing FreeBSD 4.10 from CD. The computer hung up after rebooting and I am not getting Probe result. Computer and keyboard seems to be hung up. Where exactly is it hung? What is the last few lines of output that is displayed? Do you have any extra peripherals plugged in (ie. scanner,

RE: problem while installing FreeBSD

2004-07-15 Thread Steve Bertrand
. -Original Message- From: Steve Bertrand [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Thursday, July 15, 2004 10:07 AM To: Bawan Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: problem while installing FreeBSD I am installing FreeBSD 4.10 from CD. The computer hung up after rebooting and I am not getting

RE: problem while installing FreeBSD

2004-07-15 Thread Steve Bertrand
) MP 1900+ AMD Athlon (tm) MP 1900+ SCSI and RAID Controller: SX6000(tm) IDE RAID Controller Please let me know if you need anymore hardware information. Note: I am installing from CD, do you think I have to try installing from FTP. Thanks. -Original Message- From: Steve Bertrand

RE: problem while installing FreeBSD

2004-07-19 Thread Steve Bertrand
-following adherence. Regards, Steve Bawan -Original Message- From: Jerry McAllister [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 11:35 AM To: Bawan Cc: 'Steve Bertrand'; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: problem while installing FreeBSD I am still in process of installing

RE: Daily FreeBSD updates (was: Re: priority on rc script caused panic)

2004-07-20 Thread Steve Bertrand
From: Giorgos Keramidas [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: pura life CR [EMAIL PROTECTED] CC: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Daily FreeBSD updates (was: Re: priority on rc script caused panic) Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2004 10:57:24 +0300 On 2004-07-19 10:58, pura life CR [EMAIL

Re: Review of what I need to install

2004-07-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
On Wednesday 21 July 2004 04:43 am, Peter Ryan wrote: Hi, In my first install of freeBSD 4.10, i selected X-developer and installed all the sources - not really knowing what I might need. I have 6 Gigs, and I keep running out of disk space when installing ports. I think I need to start

RE: Review of what I need to install

2004-07-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
I am using outlook to get to the list. I havent figured out how to do email on the freeBSD machine yet, let alone copy the output from those sort of commands. (only been using it for a week or so) Here's a quick and dirty method of producing your output that we need, and quickly mailing it to

RE: Review of what I need to install

2004-07-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
Anyway, here is the output of the df -h command FilesystemSize Used Avail Capacity Mounted on /dev/ad0s1a 126M44M72M38%/ /dev/ad0s1f 252M 254K 232M 0%/tmp /dev/ad0s1g 5.2G 2.8G 2.0G59%/usr /dev/ad0s1e 252M20M 212M 9%/var

Re: Firewall, OpenVPN and Squid question

2004-07-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
There are 3 remote sites connecting to our network using GATEWAY to GATEWAY VPN and around 25 remote VPN users that must be dealt with also. Last item, there is a chance that I will have to connect 3 more remote sites into the picture within the next 6 months, so this needs to be scalable to

RE: Firewall, OpenVPN and Squid question

2004-07-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
I have around 100 users at our site that would require the use of squid, we house are own webserver, mail server, public DNS servers in the DMZ and 2 private DNS servers on the internal network, used by both Internal and VPN users. Sites connecting Gateway to Gateway, there are apprx as

RE: Firewall, OpenVPN and Squid question

2004-07-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
We have about 6000 users, and the FBSD firewall never ever hiccup'ed. I could even run tcpdump for hours, and it would rarely ever drop even a single packet. What size hardware is your firewall running on to handle the potential of 6000 users accessing your internal servers for mail, etc...

Re: Firewall, OpenVPN and Squid question

2004-07-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
I have around 100 users at our site that would require the use of squid, we house are own webserver, mail server, public DNS servers in the DMZ and 2 private DNS servers on the internal network, used by both Internal and VPN users. Sites connecting Gateway to Gateway, there are apprx as

RE: Firewall, OpenVPN and Squid question

2004-07-21 Thread Steve Bertrand
I would have to guess if a hardware firewall like Watchguard that offers VPN also, that it would have to be beefer than that. Steve going back to your initial response about the PIII 800MHz network, are you using a proxy for the internal users or are they connecting directly to the firewall

Re: Is it possible to migrate raid 5 array to another controller?

2004-07-22 Thread Steve Bertrand
If i am running raid5 on 3ware can i use the same disk array as raid5 on, for example, high point controller without rebuilding the array, just reattching disks to a new controller? Basically, i am asking if raid5 is a industrially standard or every manufacturer adds something to its specs.

setuid diffs...

2004-07-23 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hi all, Late yesterday, I ``cloned'' my single, primary IDE FreeBSD hard disk onto a larger one. Then, using a Promise ATA IDE RAID controller I built a RAID-1 array. Everything went as planned, the box is now back up using the 'ar' driver for the array. However, in the security run output last

Perl split() question (OT)...

2004-07-23 Thread Steve Bertrand
Perl hackers -- Figured someone would have a reasonably quick, easy answer for this: I am trying to read through a file, line-by-line, and I want to extract the text in between the [ and ] characters. I would normally half the line by split() - ing the line first by [ as follows: if

Re: setuid diffs...

2004-07-23 Thread Steve Bertrand
Hi all, Late yesterday, I ``cloned'' my single, primary IDE FreeBSD hard disk onto a larger one. Then, using a Promise ATA IDE RAID controller I built a RAID-1 array. Everything went as planned, the box is now back up using the 'ar' driver for the array. However, in the security run output

Re: Perl split() question (OT)...

2004-07-23 Thread Steve Bertrand
On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Steve Bertrand wrote: Perl hackers -- Figured someone would have a reasonably quick, easy answer for this: I am trying to read through a file, line-by-line, and I want to extract the text in between the [ and ] characters. This is a job for..capturing parens

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