cron & time zone

after changing time zone (tzsetup), restart cron (/etc/rc.d/cron restart) to let it know the changes or else the cron jobs will use the previous time zone.

Forget / forgot / cannot remember root password

On a FreeBSD server 1. reboot server 2. choose to boot into single user mode 3. mount -o rw <root partition> e.g. mount -o rw / 4. passwd <root account> e.g. passwd root 5. mount -o ro <root partition> e.g….