OpenBSD Journal

OpenBSD to the rescue, of a large telco

Contributed by marco on from the can-you-hear-me-now? dept.

"Enter open source software (OSS), an old computer, a motivated systems administrator, and some teamwork. A plan was developed to build a darknet."

"Within a day, statistically significant reporting was established on a near real time basis which met the immediate incident management metric and reporting needs."

"server was setup using an OpenBSD server for collecting network information, native tcpdump and Perl for extracting and reporting on logs, native syslog's ability to launch programs and nbtstat to collect near real time information about hostnames and userids."[6~

read whole article here

(Comments are closed)

  1. By sthen (2a01:348:108:155:216:41ff:fe53:6a45) on

    I'm a little confused about the mention of nbtstat...

    1. By Anonymous Coward ( on

      > I'm a little confused about the mention of nbtstat...

      confusion abounds


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