T.I.C.K. Notes

Telegraf Logging By default, Telegraf doesn't log. It can be enabled in the config file located at /etc/telegraf/telegraf.conf on Debian Linux. Authentication errors will not show up until logfile is set in the [agent] block. When that is set to something like logfile = /var/log/telegraf/telegraf.…

Browser Security Settings

Last Updated: March 31, 2019 A quick note, these are just the settings I use, you will want to do your own searching to make sure all of your bases are covered. I will continue to add to this page as I find other settings and plugins that are worth…

Magic Smoke

Sometimes when working on electronics, especially computers, something will short out and you will see and smell a dark smoke come out of your electrical device. That is magic smoke, and once it leaves your device it is gone forever. You need that magic in order for it to work…

Adding Encrypted Disks to FreeBSD

Since FreeBSD 10.0 the system installer has included an option to automatically encrypt the disks upon installation, which is great, before that it was quite a pain. This is going to focus on adding encrypted disks after installation. In this example I will be adding a pair of drives…