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Troubleshooting Piwik database errors.

Do you know what's not fun? Troubleshooting database errors. Imagine you've set up piwik on a client's server. You have everything installed, configured, and running. You're testing out various features, you know, to make sure they work as advertised before handing off to the cli…

Piwik installer has PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size exhausted (tried to allocate 20480 bytes) in core/FrontController.php

For three nights I struggled with trying to figure out why I could not get Piwik's web analytics software to load it's installation page successfully. I was attempting to migrate it from a FreeBSD 10 server to a FreeBSD 11 jail and nothing, nothing I did was working. I kept on ge…

Redemption

My family and I go to church together. It's one "our things" I guess. On our most recent vacation we were going to miss being in church so my wife suggested we just do church with all the family at the vacation site. She planned the songs, got the music and words for t…

Running dovecot and opensmtpd inside a jail

This is is going to be short and sweet. If you are running opensmtpd or dovecot inside FreeBSD jails you may need specific changes for this configuration, depending on your jail setup. For dovecot I had to add listen = * to the config. For opensmtpd I needed to have listen on loc…

Solution for fatal error in dovecot configuration file

While setting up a mail server, I ran into a curious issue which I have documented below for posterity. After modifying the dovecot configuration and attempting to start the dovecot service I received the following error: doveconf: Fatal: Error in configuration file /etc/dovecot…

Configure TP-LINK Archer C9 for access point mode with opnsense

Want to hear something boring? I built myself a router last year using a Zotac ZBOX CI323 nano and the opnsense firewall distribution. It works fairly well. The primary problem I have with it now is that ever since the 17.x updates (I started with 16.x), the CI323 nano will shut …