Step by step Install Pure-FTP inside pfSense

pfSense is great stuff when you’re looking for Firewall but I need more 🙂

Case :

A user want to store his file in the form of FTP but pfSense is the only server that available in the office. New HDD ready to support this method.

Solution : Add new HDD and install FTP server inside pfSense.

Steps : ( I use vmware for reproduction the steps)

Install pfSense version 1.2.3

1. Install pfSense

I install version 1.2.3 as I need to produce it with latest pfSense version.

install ftp server on pfsense : create virtual machine

I use 2 HDD ( system located in 8G HDD and second HDD for FTP data)

Ethernet 1 set for LAN ( ip address 192.168.12.110) and ethernet 2 work as WAN ( I set to DHCP)

Enable sshd for remote configuration via ssh client like putty, securecrt  etc.

Restart system after successfully install to HDD.

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Step by step Install Ubuntu Server 9.10

Step by step guide install Ubuntu Server 9.10 :

1. Download latest iso file or request free ubuntu CD from shipit.

2. Insert CD on CDROM/DVDROM.

3. Make sure to boot from CD/DVDROM

Choose “install ubuntu server”

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4. Choose Language

Language chosen in this step will be work in the future use.

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Howto reset mysql password on ubuntu server 9.10

New IBM server has arrived, its IBM X3100-42X.

Standard install required; DNS, LAMP and OpenSSH server on  Ubuntu Server 9.10.

Problem came when I forgot password for MySQL. I think the solution isn’t far from what I done in FreeBSD.

First attempt login to MySQL server :

# mysql -uroot -p

Enter password:
ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user ‘root’@’localhost’ (using password: NO)

Look MySQL process :

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