Running Palo Alto VM under bhyve

Try as I might I had no luck in running the Palo Alto VM under VirtualBox. It is not a supported environment but VMware Player is not available under FreeBSD. this post will look at getting the VM running under the BSD homegrown bhyve. # uname -r 13.0-RELEASE To covert a VMDK file into a... Continue Reading →

Cisco VIP kit

During this current lockdown nearly everything arrives by post and each box contains the same sort of items on a weekly basis, so it was great when a box from the states arrived. Inside was the Cisco Designated VIP kit for 2020; trinkets, drinks container, huge glass paperweight and most importantly new clothes. Sweet! I... Continue Reading →

Squid SSL Decryption with FreeBSD

# pkg update # pkg search squid squid-4.9 HTTP Caching Proxy # pkg install squid-4.9 # sysrc squid_enable=YES # squid -z It should not be necessary to compile squid from ports as the required options '--with-openssl' and '--enable-ssl-crtd' are already present. This can be confirmed by checking the output of: # squid -v Next edit... Continue Reading →

CCDP – passed

After 3 years of owning the 'official cert guide' for the ARCH exam and two failed attempts this morning I managed to pass the CCDP exam! Having sat the exam on two previous occasions some of the questions were familiar to me now but that doesn't get away from the fact that the exam has... Continue Reading →

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