Monthly Archives: December 2021

HOWTO Allow Ping and Traceroute and MTR (ICMP) to Oracle Cloud Vm Instances and Generally Configure the Firewall- A Visual Guide

So you set up your Free Oracle Cloud trial, including the always free tier which give you some free VPS virtual machines ostensibly forever. Or you are migrating your business resources to Oracle Cloud, as it is slightly less evil … Continue reading

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Clock Offset When Running DragonFlyBSD in a VM with Bhyve under FreeBSD

When running a DragonFlyBSD system as a guest OS virtual machine under the Bhyve hpervisor running under FreeBSD as the host I ran into an issue where the clock on the DragonFlyBSD vm was way off and had to do … Continue reading

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HOWTO Fix Slow Networking with a WireGuard server in a FreeBSD Jail on a VPS, and Slow Downloads in a Jail on a VPS

I was setting up WireGuard server on a FreeBSD machine (13.0) on a VPS. In this case the VPS was a Contabo VPS which uses KVM. (Edit: I just encountered the same issue with an Oracle Cloud VM Instance as … Continue reading

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