Artisanal Thin Jails from Scratch on FreeBSD
More about FreeBSD virtualization, this time with jails, the native system for running applications in isolated containers. This article walks through how to manually set up jails that share an immutable base for common files.
This weekend, I moved the system setup for my virtualization server into Ansible, and I got virtual machines up and running with
I hit a small bump when combining the two that I wanted to share. I’d also like to rave a bit about my experience trying
I’m enjoying using FreeBSD 13.1 on my old ThinkPad X230.
One thing I haven’t tried yet is using WireGuard for VPN connections on FreeBSD.
There are two WireGuard ports:
wireguard-kmod, the experimental in-kernel version, and
wireguard-go, the stable, cross-platform implementation.
I tried both to see which I should use.
This is the third part in my deep dive series on cloud backup for network attached storage (NAS). I’ll share the results of my tests and comment on the benefits and drawbacks of each backup client.
This is the second post in my deep dive series on cloud backup for network attached storage (NAS). In this article, I’ll walk through preparing the test machine and describe the tools I used to evaluate candidate backup clients.
In case further proof were needed, last month’s story about the companies that lost irreplaceable data in a literal towering inferno proves again that everyone with important files needs offsite backups.