Thursday, February 23, 2006

bsdtalk020 - Insecure Sharing with NFS

  • FreeBSD 6.1 and 5.5 Beta2
  • BSDCan program released

Insecure Sharing with NFS:
  • Very insecure, home net behind firewall only!
  • NFS server should start portmap, mountd, lockd
  • NFS server should add a folder to /etc/exports
  • NFS client should mount server:/folder /mnt
  • OSX required mount_nfs -P
  • Tools: rpcinfo -p server, showmount -e server
  • User ID Sync is a problem

Friday, February 17, 2006

bsdtalk018 - Interview with Kirk McKusick

Interview with Marshall Kirk McKusick, Computer Scientist and early BSD developer at UC Berkeley.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

bsdtalk017 - Interview with FreeBSD Release Engineer Scott Long

Interview with FreeBSD Release Engineer Scott Long.

(Did I call it FreeBSDTalk in the intro? Oops!)

Sunday, February 12, 2006

Tuesday, February 07, 2006

bsdtalk015 - Interview with PostgreSQL developer Bruce Momjian

Before connecting a new install to the Internet
  • Make sure you have a strong root password
  • Create a regular user account for your use
  • Make sure you have applied all patches and updates
  • Understand the purpose for any listening process
Interview with PostgreSQL core developer Bruce Momjian

Friday, February 03, 2006

bsdtalk013 - Interview with Richard Bejtlich

Getting BSD:
  • Order CD's online - choose one close to you - buy to support project
  • Book Store - Many books come with CDs
  • Local Users Group - Free CDs and Installfest
  • Download ISO - http, ftp, mirrors, bittorrent
  • Net Install CD
Interview with Richard Bejtlich from