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FreeNAS Failed to create mountpoint

Problem I have two FreeNAS servers running version 9.10 on a HP MicroServer Gen 8. The main server has 16 GB RAM with a Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E3-1220L V2 @ 2.30GHz while the secondary has 8 GB RAM and a…

NGINX Reverse Proxy LetsEncrypt Auto-Renew

Intro I finally got round to moving all my web services off a single server and onto a new server using ESXi virtualisation. I got an older HP G7 DL380 with 2x Intel Xeon CPU’s and 64GB of RAM for…

Install Kolab Mail Server on Ubuntu

This post will show you how to install Kolab mail server on ubuntu 14.04, in this example on a DigitalOcean VPS.  Kolab’s recipient policy will be removed because I do not need guaranteed unique email addresses, secondary alias addresses setup…

Secure Webmin with Google Authenticator

This post will show you how to secure Webmin with Google Authenticator in Ubuntu 14.04 Server. NTP Time Sync First install NTP so the time can be synchronised, the time needs to be very accurate so Google Authenticator can work.…

Setting up mail server dns records

This post will take you through setting up all the necessary DNS settings for your mail server and an additional server on a separate IP. The mail server will reside on a subdomain such as webmail.example.com while the main server…

Setup Raspberry pi as a dhcp server

This post is going to show you the basic steps of creating a DHCP server using a Raspberry pi running the latest version of Raspbian, configure the Raspberry (Linux) to use a fixed IP Address and configure clients to get…

Scanner Server Ubuntu 14.04

I recently decided to attach my scanner to my server so all machines could use the scanner without having to fiddle with cables etc. The scanner is a small Canon Lide 35 which is powered by the USB cable. The…

Fail2ban Horde Webmail

This will show you how to setup horde to log failed logins and use fail2ban to detect these. A useful tool to check if any fail2ban filters are working as expected is the fail2ban-regex tool, more details here Fail2ban-regex help.…