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logrotate doesn't rotate anymore ?

I have been using logrotate for quite awhile on all my servers, never had a problem configuring it or executing it.. until today.

I don’t check if the logs rotate, I have scripts in the background that analyze the logs and find possible patterns for errors or other important events, but they check the current log only and keep track of the last timestamp. ¬† 511 more words


pecl-memcache and subversion weirdness

This week end I have spent quite a few hours updating my FreeBSD server using pkg, I must say that I love this tool but even with all my love it still causes quite a few headaches. 287 more words


Analysis of CVE-2014-8476: a FreeBSD kernel memory disclosure vulnerability

One week ago, on November 4th, 2014, the FreeBSD team published security advisory FreeBSD-SA-14:25.setlogin describing an information disclosure vulnerability in setlogin(2) / getlogin(2), which could allow an unprivileged user to disclose kernel memory contents. 571 more words


FreeBSD books and articles

Which I had found this section of Freebsd.org before in my life, good list of books and articles to read.