June 5, 2016 tim

In this tutorial we will be replacing sendmail with ssmtp to use an AOL email account for sending outgoing email via SSL. You can also use these instructions to do the same with Gmail, Yahoo, or any other SMTP account. Reference: When performing this setup on my FreeBSD servers I have always used http://btt.red/b/2/0/freebsd-use-gmail-for-outgoing-mail for reference, however I am creating this tutorial to add additional steps that I find work best for my setups. Security: DO NOT USE your primary SMTP account with ssmtp, since the configuration requires storing the SMTP account password in plain text, you really want to…

March 20, 2016 tim

IRC (INTERNET CHAT REPLY) is a service which allows a server to act as a central or distributed text base chat system ideal for group collaboration via the Internet. ngIRCd is a free, portable and lightweight Internet Relay Chat server for small or private networks, developed under the GNU General Public License (GPL). Install ngirc using pkng # pkg install ngircd For ssl support install from ports tree and select the options for open ssl # cd /usr/ports/irc/ircd # make configure-recursive # make install clean # nano /etc/rc.conf Add ngircd to rc.conf: ngircd_enable=”YES” Now we can setup IRC server by…