FreeBSD 7 ready for production

Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Our lovely FreeBSD operating system officially is still at BETA stage during the release engineering for version 7.0, but experience in practice show that it is now really ready to be used in production environments.

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FreeBSD UFS/ZFS Snapshot Management Environment

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Based on various feedback I’ve now improved my FreeBSD Snapshot Management Environment. The new version 20071111.2 is now available. In the past this was an abstraction layer for UFS snapshots only. Now it is an abstraction layer for both UFS and ZFS snapshot management and this way allows one to deal with snapshots during daily work independent whether one works on UFS or ZFS.To recap, this abstraction layer mainly provides three aspects:

FreeBSD Upgrade Procedures

Friday, July 13th, 2007

Since many years I investigate on out-of-the-box FreeBSD upgrade procedures which especially allow one to upgrade a FreeBSD server fully remotely via an SSH connection and without console access or even single-user requirements.