At least my Web 2.0 application (aka WordPress) requires a database system.
I’m used to using MySQL and that’s what I installed on my OpenBSD server.
Continue reading “Back to the sea ; the relational database management system (RDBMS), episode VI”
OpenBSD 4.8 ships with a home-made LDAP daemon called
According to the man page, “ldapd does not fully work yet” ; but for basic authentication directory, it seems to work just fine.
Continue reading “Back to the sea ; the Lightweight Directory (LDAP), episode V”
OpenBSD FAQ and manpages is full of “how to generate your self-signed certificate”. That’s OK.
But I you get several services, as I’m gonna get, this means you’ll have to deploy every certificate to every client so that they trust them. Creating your own CA enables you to only deploy the CA file to your client. Then, they will trust any certificate that were signed by it.
Plus, it’s fun :p
Continue reading “Back to the sea ; the Certificate Authority (CA), episode IV”
Here’s the directions to configure a dual-view DNS on OpenBSD.
I’ll be using
BIND 9.4.2-P2 as shipped with 4.8.
Continue reading “Back to the sea ; the Domain Name Service (DNS), episode III”
OpenBSD is really easy to install.
It’s not shinning, but it asks for a few questions and only takes a couple of minutes to get a working system.
Continue reading “Back to the sea ; the OpenBSD installation, episode II”