How to Install Nginx, PHP-FPM, and MySQL on OpenBSD 7

OpenBSD 7, Nginx, PHP-FPM (FastCGI Process Manager), and MySQL (OEMP) work as a collection to form a web stack that makes it possible to run dynamic applications on a server. Nginx runs as the web server, FastCGI process manager (PHP-FPM)

How to Use Full Disk Encryption on OpenBSD 7.0

Introduction When deploying a new server instance, one of the security best practices is to enable full disk encryption on the machine, adding a second layer of security to your data. This article explains how to set up an OpenBSD

How to Install BlogoText CMS on FreeBSD 13.0

Introduction BlogoText CMS is an open-source, lightweight content management system used to create small blogs and websites. Some of its significant features are: Blog with comments and RSS feeds Link sharing RSS Reader Image & file uploading and sharing JSON/ZIP/HTML

How to Install MariaDB on OpenBSD 7

MariaDB is a popular open-source database management software commonly used as the drop-in replacement to MySQL that uses the same command syntax. This guide explains how to install and configure MariaDB on a server running OpenBSD 7. 1. Install MariaDB

How to Run WordPress on OpenBSD 7.0 with HTTPD

OpenBSD is known for excellent server security, making it a good choice for a popular content management system (CMS) like WordPress. This guide explains how to run WordPress on OpenBSD 7.0 with the native httpd web server package. Prerequisites Deploy

How to Install WordPress on OpenBSD 7.0 with Nginx

WordPress is a free, open-source content management system (CMS) with rich tools and features to make website development easy. This article explains how to install WordPress on an OpenBSD 7.0 server with Nginx, MySQL, and PHP 7.4. Prerequisites Deploy a

How to Install OpenBSD 7.0 on a Vultr Cloud Server

OpenBSD is a secure, free, and open-source UNIX-like operating system. Installing OpenBSD 7 on a Vultr server is relatively simple. All you need is access to your Vultr account, download the official ISO image and proceed with the installation process.

How to Install TrueNAS on a Vultr Cloud VPS

Introduction TrueNAS is an open-source file storage and sharing system, and the successor to FreeNAS. FreeNAS is available in the Vultr ISO library. TrueNAS CORE is available as a free download from This guide explains how to install a

Install pgAdmin 4 for PostgreSQL on FreeBSD 12.2

Using a Different System? Install phpPgAdmin On CentOS 7 Install pgAdmin 4 for PostgreSQL Database Server on Ubuntu Linux Are we missing a guide for your target system? Request one, or submit your own! Introduction pgAdmin is an open-source software

Install WordPress with a FAMP Stack on FreeBSD 12

Introduction WordPress is an open-source content management system that powers millions of websites, blogs, and corporate portals. The software is written in PHP and can be installed on a FAMP (FreeBSD, Apache web server, MySQL, and PHP) stack. WordPress has

Configure OpenCart with Facebook Business Extension on FreeBSD 12

Introduction This tutorial shows how to perform the end-to-end installation of Opencart 3.0.3 with the FaceBook BE plugin. Opencart is one of the most popular e-commerce solutions and has thousands of plugins and extensions available. This tutorial uses the FAMP

Setup OpenBSD 5.5 64-bit

This article walks you through setting up OpenBSD 5.5 (64-bit) on KVM with a Vultr VPS. Step 1. Login to the Vultr control panel. Step 2. Click the “DEPLOY” tab. Step 3. Choose server type and location. Step 4. Choose

Installing Nginx on FreeBSD

Update/Install FreeBSD Port Tree If this is from a fresh installation (and not a CustomISO), then you will likely need to install the port tree. Providing that you have one already, it can be updated by using the following command: