A couple of nights ago I threw together a quick script to be able to do some automatic checks to see if my domains are expiring. The script is full of ugly code but it gets the job done and I can now loop through a list of domains. Example of usage below. Continue reading
I have updated a couple of the scripts mentioned earlier that I use on FreeNAS. Originally I intended to bundle them together but reconsidered and now feel they are better off available separately. So here is basically a brief of the changes and what would have been a common README.
If there is actually anyone using the script to back up the configuration via email you really should read on and then update to this version! Continue reading
I have often wanted a way to check if end of life is getting close for my systems on the command line.
The message in freebsd-update is really nice, but it feels a bit overkill to run that just to check if I should consider updating to a new release of FreeBSD -and it also only checks for the system it is run on..
So I hacked up this little script which checks if EoL is close for either the currently running release of FreeBSD or for the one given as an argument. Now I can have a cron job running every now and then to check for all releases I’m using.