From 1Password on iCloud to Bitwarden on OpenBSD

I’ve been using 1Password as a password manager for quite so time. The database was on my iCloud account so I could only use it with MacOS and iOS. But it was Free. Now that¬†AgileBits Inc switched to subscription-based, I can’t really upgrade my apps… Time to look for something else. Strongbox + KeePass seemed nice. But I found issues when accessing the same DB from mobile and laptop. Another option is Bitwarden. It’s Open Source, available on many platforms and clients… and it can be hosted on OpenBSD using Rubywarden.

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(sys)Upgrade encrypted OpenBSD 6.5 to 6.6 on Vultr hosting

I run an OpenBSD instance with encrypted root on Vultr VPS since v6.2. It has never been reinstalled. I only used the OpenBSD native upgrade methods. Using 6.5, I used sysupgrade(8). And it went as smooth as expected. Continue reading “(sys)Upgrade encrypted OpenBSD 6.5 to 6.6 on Vultr hosting”

A NomadBSD look for OpenBSD

The other day, I stumbled upon NomadBSD ; a live system for USB drives. I don’t use FreeBSD… but I liked to look of that “(…) desktop system that works out of the box (…)”. So I decided to give a little make up to my already-running-out-of-the-box OpenBSD.

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Protect the ESXi virtual machines with OpenBSD

I own a server at Online.net which now runs VMware ESXi free edition. The thing is VMs have to access the Wild Wild Web and provide public services while still being protected. So let’s configure OpenBSD to do so. Continue reading “Protect the ESXi virtual machines with OpenBSD”