Configuring acme-client on OpenBSD

By Finde Labs |  Jan 22, 2019  | openbsd, encryption, httpd, acme-client

I hate spending money on things I don’t absolutely have to. Maybe that’s why I like opensource. I also like encryption. Therefore, I really like acme-client on OpenBSD. They have such an easy setup for generating your own SSL certs for use by a web server. In the article, I will walk through not only the basic configs that I’ve used. I am also writing a follow-up article that will illustrate how to create a quick ansible playbook that will do all the heavy lifting for you.

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Using ifstated to watch an egress link

By Finde Labs |  Jan 19, 2019  | openbsd, ifstated, scripting

While developing my own OpenBSD router, I stumbled across a built-in service called ifstated. Previously, I was using a cronjob to run a script every five minutes to check the status of pppoe0. However, ifstated is able to do everything that my script could, in a more powerful way.

The inspiration for this configuration file originated heavily from calomel’s tutorial. I did modify a handful of items though, to better tailor it to my own router’s design.

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