DNSMasq in a FreeNAS Jail – A better approach

Intended Audience This post will be of interest if you use DNSMasq in FreeNAS and would like to keep the configuration file outside the jail. Background¬† The main issue of building a standard DNSMasq installation in a FreeNAS jail or using the DNSMasq community plugin, is that the configuration file /usr/local/etc/dnsmas.conf is stored within the …
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Caddy TLS Reverse Proxy in a FreeNAS Jail

Intended Audience This post will be of interest if you want to access private network resources securely using subdomains (e.g. https://subdomain.mydomain.com.au) or subdirectories (e.g. https://mydomain.com.au/subdirectory) rather than with IP addresses and port numbers. Assumptions You use a Fritz!Box for internet access. Your ISP supplies you with a dynamic IPv4 address. You are not in a …
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FreeNAS 11.3 + Transmission Jail + OpenVPN + AirVPN + IPFW Killswitch

Intended Audience This post may be of interest if you are setting up Transmission, not using the supplied plugin, but in a jail under FreeNAS 11.3. Assumptions The reader has a working knowledge of FreeNAS. AirVPN is the reader’s VPN service provider. Background There are several limitations of setting up Transmission using the plugin: Plugin …
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