Get FreeBSD box up on Vultr

My FreeBSD box on Vultr is up and ready to work. The process is fast too and I don’t have to wait for provisioning like other provider . The closest provider I ever try is Amazon EC2. Running FreeBSD on smallest memory (if I not wrong its 384 MB). In Vultr process is fast and clean :

After create an instance I got this view. Click Manage.


Looks like the install process use install script and you can see the process by click “view the console” link to get detailed view.


The process in console took around 4 minutes till I see login box .


I try to Ping the server

$ ping
PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from icmp_seq=1 ttl=49 time=279 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=2 ttl=49 time=279 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=3 ttl=49 time=297 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=4 ttl=49 time=286 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=5 ttl=49 time=304 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=6 ttl=49 time=283 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=7 ttl=49 time=302 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=8 ttl=49 time=291 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=9 ttl=49 time=290 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=10 ttl=49 time=289 ms
64 bytes from icmp_seq=11 ttl=49 time=279 ms
— ping statistics —
11 packets transmitted, 11 received, 0% packet loss, time 10011ms
rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 279.245/289.360/304.772/8.593 ms

Try SSH login

$ ssh [email protected]
The authenticity of host ‘ (’ can’t be established.
ECDSA key fingerprint is 06:e1:93:2f:1e:cd:81:88:26:ab:c9:f4:70:d1:cc:e8.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
Warning: Permanently added ‘’ (ECDSA) to the list of known hosts.
Password for root@freebsd-4103:
FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE (GENERIC) #0 r260789: Thu Jan 16 22:34:59 UTC 2014

Welcome to FreeBSD!

Before seeking technical support, please use the following resources:

o  Security advisories and updated errata information for all releases are
at – always consult the ERRATA section
for your release first as it’s updated frequently.

o  The Handbook and FAQ documents are at and,
along with the mailing lists, can be searched by going to  If the doc package has been installed
(or fetched via pkg install lang-freebsd-doc, where lang is the
2-letter language code, e.g. en), they are also available formatted
in /usr/local/share/doc/freebsd.

If you still have a question or problem, please take the output of
`uname -a’, along with any relevant error messages, and email it
as a question to the [email protected] mailing list.  If you are
unfamiliar with FreeBSD’s directory layout, please refer to the hier(7)
manual page.  If you are not familiar with manual pages, type `man man’.

Edit /etc/motd to change this login announcement.

root@freebsd-4103:~ #


root@freebsd-4103:~ # df -H
Filesystem            Size    Used   Avail Capacity  Mounted on
/dev/label/rootfs0     14G    755M     12G     6%    /
devfs                 1.0k    1.0k      0B   100%    /dev
root@freebsd-4103:~ # uname -a
FreeBSD freebsd-4103 10.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE #0 r260789: Thu Jan 16 22:34:59 UTC 2014     [email protected]:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC  amd64
root@freebsd-4103:~ # cat /etc/rc.conf
# Auto-Enabled NICs from pc-sysinstall
ifconfig_vtnet0=”inet netmask″
root@freebsd-4103:~ # pkg info
The package management tool is not yet installed on your system.
Do you want to fetch and install it now? [y/N]: y
Bootstrapping pkg from pkg+, please wait…
Verifying signature with trusted certificate… done
Installing pkg-1.2.7_2… done
If you are upgrading from the old package format, first run:

# pkg2ng
pkg-1.2.7_2                    Package manager
root@freebsd-4103:~ # pkg info
pkg-1.2.7_2                    Package manager
root@freebsd-4103:~ #
root@freebsd-4103:~ # top > tes
root@freebsd-4103:~ # cat tes
last pid:   809;  load averages:  0.15,  0.17,  0.12  up 0+00:19:23    14:04:30
19 processes:  2 running, 17 sleeping

Mem: 14M Active, 13M Inact, 38M Wired, 44M Buf, 659M Free
Swap: 2000M Total, 2000M Free

795 root          1  20    0 86084K  6932K select   0:00   0.00% sshd
722 root          1  20    0 23980K  5348K select   0:00   0.00% sendmail
775 root          1  20    0 86084K  6928K select   0:00   0.00% sshd
798 root          1  20    0 23492K  3392K RUN      0:00   0.00% csh
778 root          1  21    0 23492K  3272K ttyin    0:00   0.00% csh
560 root          1  20    0 14424K  2056K select   0:00   0.00% syslogd
729 root          1  20    0 16520K  2148K nanslp   0:00   0.00% cron
809 root          1  20    0 19768K  2532K RUN      0:00   0.00% top
694 root          1  20    0 60816K  6416K select   0:00   0.00% sshd
766 root          1  52    0 14420K  1912K ttyin    0:00   0.00% getty
770 root          1  52    0 14420K  1912K ttyin    0:00   0.00% getty
768 root          1  52    0 14420K  1912K ttyin    0:00   0.00% getty
771 root          1  52    0 14420K  1912K ttyin    0:00   0.00% getty
773 root          1  52    0 14420K  1912K ttyin    0:00   0.00% getty
767 root          1  52    0 14420K  1912K ttyin    0:00   0.00% getty
772 root          1  52    0 14420K  1912K ttyin    0:00   0.00% getty
769 root          1  52    0 14420K  1912K ttyin    0:00   0.00% getty
451 root          1  20    0 13584K  4452K select   0:00   0.00% devd

Virtualization check :

root@freebsd-4103:~ # dmesg | grep -i virtual
CPU: Vultr Virtual CPU 2 (3392.31-MHz K8-class CPU)
sc0: VGA <16 virtual consoles, flags=0x300>
root@freebsd-4103:~ #

Good job vultr 🙂





My Fresh Store Builder Earnings

Its a rare post 🙂 . I don’t like to show off. First reason is because the earning is not big as big player outside and second reason is I prefer to post about hosting related field as this domain refer to.

I decide to post it to encourage my friend who got drop in adsense earning due to panda effect and think adsense is the only one.

I’m now prefer to get involved in affiliate marketing and get start with amazon ( frankly I create amazon account since 2005 but I do nothing and I let all that years with nothing too).

I have a few account now and these screenshot is from one of my account and dedicated to Fresh Store Builder based site.

September 2011 earning

Nothing fancy here, start learn how to use FSB.

Glad I have a few sales 🙂

October 2011 earning

I realize that bluehost put my FSB site in ‘danger’. Their CPU throttle kick my FSB site. Slow to access and got bad score from YSlow. Switch to Hostgator (click here for 25% off coupon)  in late October.

November 2011 earning

Setup other FSB site (total 2 FSB sites) and host it with Hawkhost  (I want to to try out LiteSpeed. Thankfully that FSB compatible with Hawkhost because I bought it first before conduct a few test). Update : use this cupon “whts50v2” for 50% discount.

December 2011 earning

Shopping time is come. A few keyword get it rank too. Thanks to Build My Rank ( get 10 links for free trial)  network that show its power.

January 2012 earning

Got busy with malware attack. A few attack is working silently and affecting my traffic that came from search engine. I decide to use Sucuri and they work well. Thanks GOD I still get earning 🙂

So far I like affiliate marketing challenge and decide to give it more time.

I hope my friend out there can see my journey and wake up from hiatus. Go for new journey and enjoy the process.


A few notes about Network Solution Web Hosting

Just got new client who want to clean up his blog from malware. Fortunately after examining his blog I found that he only need to upgrade his wordpress  to latest version (he use 3.0). Another advice I gave is frequently change password. Due to no malware found and clean, I decide to refund his money.

Ok, lets go to netsol part. I love to learn and know about how other company system work and I’m glad I have chance to see network solution web hosting part, I make few notes for my own and maybe useful for others.

Network solution GUI

Yes, I knew about netsol as the first domain registrar and I ever register one of my domain when they charge $50 for one domain. With so many registrar at the moment I prefer to choose other such namecheap or godaddy for domain case. In my opinion netsol graphical user interface is more intuitive than godaddy.

Login section

You can choose to go straight to hosting account or domain section, its up to you. More

Which web hosting company used by professionals?

Starting in April 2011 I started doing small-scale research to look at some of the providers that are used by professionals (professionals who I mean here are people who use the internet to find the field income).

The media I use is the data used by Hostingformula clients who contact me via contact me section or via my Fiverr service.

The number of respondents as many as 150 clients with various web hosting

So far there are several types of web hosting that I see:

1. Shared accounts; this type dominates nearly 95% of the sample data.
The company is widely used is hostgator (baby plan), dreamhost and Bluehost. Most owners of personal websites and small businesses choose this type due to the support of unlimited domain and unlimited space to offer.

2. Reselller account; this type is used by 4% of the total sample data.
The seller’s website at Flippa, web designers and SEO firms use this type of account. With a relatively affordable price hostgator back into their choice.

3. VPS or dedicated server; this type used by the sellers and website design company that wants more control of their assets. HostGator VPS back again become a champion in this type, using cpanel control panel that is optimized for vps or dedicated server.

So far I see that almost of all users of web hosting services web hosting service begins with the type of shared hosting, along with the development of their business then the choice to the reseller and vps accounts become a necessity to help accelerate the need for:
– Continue profit, reseller accounts to ensure the relationship between a web designer with a client is maintained through customer satisfaction.
– Bandwidth and space, on the reseller account is the amount of process that allowed more players to make it easier for their businesses leverage their business
– Branding, can provide all-in-one solution makes the client more confidence in doing their business because it saw the ability that tercitra via the services provided.
– Support, information is something that expensive. Support services which could either make the client better prepared to anticipate the risks in case of downtime, hacker intrusions, and so forth.

In essence, online businesses are always using the paid hosting to support their activities. Support real time and reliable making them comfortable in running a business and a focus for raising the company.

Howto insert ads easily with ad injection wp plugin

Ad blindness is one factor that decrease income specially if the visitor came regularly. Many ways people do to combat that problem. Change theme, change font or change ad position.

When you change ad manually you’ll soon get bored for doing it over and over again. That’s why ad injection plugin came to rescue.

Installation process is straight easy as other wordpress plugin.

click add new under plugins section, enter keyword “ad injection” and hit search plugins button.

Click Install Now link to install and activate.

Ad injection menu will be available under Settings menu.

First step you must do is enable the ads by choose On.

Ad injection offer many combination that need to explore for optimum ads income.


Manage Affiliate Link with Kaitora Affiliate System

Typing affiliate link each time you find suitable keyword will be daunting task and another problem will appear when the company decide to change affiliate link structure. Find the link one by one will be a nightmare 🙂

I just found a wordpress link called Kaitora Affiliate System and I’ll give it a try.

Installation Process

Installation process will be suitable for web hosting that support seamless upgrade and install process aka sudo php. If not, you must upload the file manually using ftp client like filezilla or coreftp.

Click Add New link on WordPress admin

Type “kaitora affiliate system” and hit search plugins button.