Linux is the mainstream UNIX-like platform of choice in the modern world. There are valid open source code base alternatives from which many businesses have benefited from. This is a different approach on both.
If you are in charge of any site with SSL/TLS conenctions enabled you are always in the chase to get the best possible and most secure configuration. This isn’t always the case and the lack of time does take its toll on many administrators. Those individuals are always asked to do more with less and […]
Among the three possible firewalls on FreeBSD (choice is always nice) IPFW is the in-house built one. There is a default, easy way, configuration path but if one needs to build a box to act as a dedicated network appliance with packet filtering capacity fine tunning the IPFW firewall configuration is more than desirable. Before […]
Ansible is a very useful tool geared to system’s configuration and applications deployment. In this how to install Ansible on FreeBSD I will briefly explain what the tool is, what it does, what it does not and how to install it on FreeBSD. I will also demonstrate very basic use and on a later article […]
Nessus is a very well known vulnerability scanner used by many large and small companies to assess their systems and correct the issues found in them. Cybersecurity teams and specially auditors, make heavy use of tools like this in order to follow up the state of infrastructure and environments. Having a tool like this saves […]
In this guide we’ll see how to install a simple, clean, new WordPress site. In order to run this site we’ll have to have a LAMP (or FAMP if you prefer FreeBSD over Linux) stack in place. Read the correspondent guides in order to get the necessary software layers all together, rightly configured. If you […]
If you are a WordPress user or prettend to become one and you have some IT administration knowledge this guide is of your interest. Many hostings already provide easy point and click solutions to administer WordPress over SSL. However you may be self hosting WordPress or you’re just a curious person. What is TLS? TLS […]
This is the 100th post here at Adminbyaccident. Little I knew when I starting posting that I would reach the ‘impossible’ mark of the 100 articles. Sure, some of them are not very interesting, nor instructive. Three years ago I wasn’t the same and I hope in three years time I’m still here and kicking. […]