Category: FreeBSD

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FreeBSD 7.0 and PostGreSQL 8.3 in Jails

Since the release of FreeBSD 7.0 many things have been changed to allow PostGres to run better than any other database under FreeBSD. To take advantage of this, I’ll show how to setup PostGreSQL in FreeBSD jails. Of course, the same method is used to install on your main system as well.

FreeBSD Jails in 7.0 (Revised)

Finally, with the release of FreeBSD 7.0, here’s the updated version of the usual jail tutorial tailored to FreeBSD 7.0. Enjoy!

TrustedBSD : Mandatory Access Control (Part 3) – Policy: MAC BIBA

For our 3rd part of the tutorial, we are going to cover one of the MAC policies. The first one is MAC BIBA. This policy controls the upward flow of information. In otherwords, it can restrict a subject (a user or process), from various abilities (We will explain this in more detail later).

TrustedBSD : Mandatory Access Control (Part 2) – Processes

As we continue on looking at the MAC modules, we will cover two more minor modules that will prove crucial to our learning of some of the more advanced modules that deal with policies. These two modules are mac_seeotheruids, and mac_partition. While they are very simple, they are still good modules to keep in mind …

Mandatory Access Control (MAC) Part 1 – BSD Extended Tutorial

While I was planning to do a simple tutorial covering all types of MAC security, I decided that one tutorial for all would really depreciate the tutorial as a whole. Instead, I’ll be doing a single tutorial on each feature, and later one to integrate them all together to better suit your needs. This was …

FreeBSD 6 – Setting Up Jails (Tested on 6.3)

It seems that almost every year I need to update this tutorial. Some things change, and some things don’t. This version is being done on FreeBSD 6.1, 6.2, and now tested with 6.3. If you are using FreeBSD 5.x, feel free to look at my 5.x tutorial on Screaming Electron. To start out, make sure …