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[en] switching to OpenSMTPD new config

by gilles [@], on the 2018-05-21 18:32:00+02:00

TL;DR:
Switching to new config is not too hard and can be done in minutes.
The new config is also a new queue that is not backwards compatible.
The easiest way is to flush the mail queue before switching.
We came up with a solution to help maintainers of …

[en] OpenSMTPD new config

by gilles [@], on the 2018-04-30 12:00:00+02:00

TL;DR:
OpenBSD #p2k18 hackathon took place at Epitech in Nantes.
I was organizing the hackathon but managed to make progress on OpenSMTPD.
As mentionned at EuroBSDCon the one-line per rule config format was a design error.
A new configuration grammar is almost ready and the underlying structures are simplified …

[en] Install OpenBSD on dedibox with full-disk encryption

by gilles [@], on the 2018-01-29 23:28:00+01:00

TL;DR:
I run several "dedibox" servers at online.net, all powered by OpenBSD.
OpenBSD is not officially supported so you have to work-around.
Running full-disk encrypted OpenBSD there is a piece of cake.
As a bonus, my first steps within a brand new booted machine ;-)

Step #0: choosing your …


[en] spfwalk

by gilles [@], on the 2018-01-08 17:19:00+01:00

TL;DR:
deraadt@ thought it would be nice to have a spf fetch utility in base.
Aaron Poffenberger wrote a shell-based `spf_fetch` utility.
I wrote a C-based `spfwalk` utility that's `pledge()`-ed.
The `spfwalk` utility got merged to `smtpctl`.

What’s SPF in a few words

SPF is the …


[en] News from the front !

by gilles [@], on the 2018-01-08 12:11:00+01:00

TL;DR:

Came very close to a burn out late 2016, had to quit former employer.
Started working at another company early 2017.
Became a student again, currently halfway through second year in psychology.
Haven't done much opensource since early 2017, slowly resuming.

Happy new year !

I wish you …