Enable sFTP on Synology DS409slim


Synology is kind enough to allow remote SSH connection to their NAS. I have enabled it on my DS409slim. But there is just one little missing feature: sFTP ; that is transfer file via SSH. To enable sFTP with DSM 4.0, log on the Synology using SSH, manually enable the sftp subsystem and restart the SSH dæmon: # vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config (...) Subsystem sftp internal-sftp -f DAEMON -l VERBOSE (...) # /usr/syno/etc/rc.

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Install FreeBSD from remote SSH session


I’m actually playing with a FreeBSD virtual instance on ESXi. I’m accessing the console from VMware vSphere client, running in a remote Windows XP instance that I access using TSE from my MacBook… A nice feature I saw on Debian is SSH remote installation. Here’s how to install FreeBSD using a remote SSH connection.

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