Monthly Archives: March 2015

Configuring Unifi IPv6 on pfSense

Re-post from LYN forum. Credit to ansonlos. After much try and error and research, I’ve managed to get pfSense to work with UniFi’s IPv6 allocation. For a bit of a background, I’m running the latest release of pfSense i.e. 2.2.1 and also I got this to work with my office’s UniFi which is on Biz… Read More »

Logging Bind DNS Queries

Option 1 – Quick and Dirty You can quickly turn on logging by typing in the following into the server shell: [code]rndc querylog[/code] Then you can follow the information in the standard syslog. [code]tail -f /var/log/syslog[/code] You should see output like the following letting you know that queries are now logged: [code]Sep 14 22:23:20 ns01.companya.local… Read More »

Install Transmission on Xbian

Connect to xbian using ssh Default username xbian password raspberry Perform package update and upgrade [email protected]:/home/xbian#apt-get update [email protected]:/home/xbian#apt-get upgrade –y Install xbian optimized transmission binary [email protected]:/home/xbian#apt-get install -y -o Dpkg::Options::=”–force-confdef” -o Dpkg::Options::=”–force-confold” xbian-package-transmission Notes: 1. Default download location is at /home/xbian 2. Access webui via http://xbianip:9091 3. Default webui login admin password raspberry

Force apt-get to use IPv4 instead of IPv6

It seems that Ubuntu/Debian (or perhaps other distros as well) prefer IPv6 DNS records instead of IPv4 when applicable and some times this results in loss of connectivity or similar problems. I ran into this issue today while trying to update an old VPS with apt-get/aptitude. Specifically, security.ubuntu.com was being resolved in an unreachable IPv6… Read More »

check_mk: problem & solution

Network Topology Problem: From Dashboard-Network Topology-click on any nodes and getting this error “It appears as though you do not have permission to view information for any of the services you requested… If you believe this is an error, check the HTTP server authentication requirements for accessing this CGI and check the authorization options in… Read More »