Tag: openbsd

OAMP – Apache using FastCGI Process Manager on OpenBSD

Once upon a time, there was a way to run PHP with Apache on OpenBSD using the php-*-ap2 package. At that time, OpenBSD shipped with home-patched Apache 1.3 and provided Apache 2.x as a package. Since then, Apache 1.x was dropped from base, replaced with httpd(8) and ports gave the opportunity to run either Apache 1.x or Apache 2.x. This…

Read More »

Encrypted OpenBSD 6.0 in the OVH Cloud

OVH provides very cheap IaaS. VPS 2016 SSD 1 costs about $3/month to get 1 vCPU, 2GB of RAM and 10GB of SSD storage. It is supposed to provide Linux only virtual machines. But one can achieve installation of OpenBSD with a little help from the Internet and a few cups of coffee. Here’re my notes.

Read More »

Applying binary errata patches on OpenBSD

Maintaining OpenBSD up-to-date is quite easy using the Errata Patches. But this requires using cvs and make to download, compile and apply thoses patches. In some cases, this is also true pour ports. There is a way to deal with binary objects only: openup by M:Tier. This is how to do it.

Read More »

Using Munstrap, Munin’s theme, on OpenBSD

I don’t fancy much Munin’s default look. I tend to like layouts that fit on a single screen. That’s mainly why I used to use Xymon. But there is a Munin’s theme that turns the Web interface into something very clean to my eyes. And great news, it’s done so well that it also works on OpenBSD.┬áReady, steady, go!

Read More »