In this hub I will show you how to setup dynamic DNS in pfSense. Dynamic DNS allows you to automatically update a subdomain with your public IP address. This allows you to easily access remote services on your network without the need for a static IP address.
The Arris Motorola SB6183 DOCSIS 3.0 modem has download speeds twice as fast as the SB6141, although you may or may not be able to make use of that extra speed.
If you've done some reading about VPN, you probably already know that it stands for Virtual Private Network and it's a popular way for businesses to provide a secure way for employees to remote into their servers. But did you know that there are...
Over time the clock on your computer can gain or lose several minutes. Correcting the time manually can be a daunting task, especially on networks with hundreds of computers. NTP allows you to automatically synchronize the clocks on all of the computers, and other devices on your network. In this hub I'll show you how to configure pfSense to function as an NTP server.
Capturing packets is one of the best ways to troubleshoot network problems. This hub explains how you can capture packets directly on a pfsense router. The capture files can be downloaded to your PC for analysis in Wireshark.
The OM2P router is a high power, low cost WiFi router designed for quick and easy installations of WiFi networks. The OM2P features a 400 MHz processor & 64 MB RAM, dual SSID & zero configuration.
This article explains how the pfflowd package can be used to export NetFlow data from pfSense. It also covers the basic process of setting up a flow analyzer on a remote machine.
This tutorial will go through the steps of implementing a Remote Desktop Gateway on a Windows Server 2016 server. A Remote Desktop Gateway is often used to allow remote desktop clients to connect from the internet to servers behind the Remote Desktop Gateway located on the corporate network.
PfSense can easily be customized to meet your needs by installing packages. This hub contains a list of the best pfSense packages that are available and descriptions of what they do.
TorrentFreak ran a series of interview to uncover the VPN providers that truly care about your privacy. However, what they say may not actually be happening and so this article attempts to dig deeper.
So you did a computer restore or system recovery and now your hardwired computer will not connect to the Internet? Don't panic.
Combining the hybrid IT networks with an Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS) approach requires technological knowhow. Refer this checklist for joining the set pieces of Hybrid Ecosystem .
In beginners guide to Insteon home automation systems, including a review of pros and cons, technical specs and more.
Which is more suitable for you? The Arris Motorola SURFboard SB6190 or Motorola SB6183? Find out in this simple to understand review and get the best DOCSIS 3.0 modem for your needs.
If you want wi-fi access everywhere, setting up a mesh network extends coverage to every room of a large house and covers a large area.
If you are having problems with the Chrome Browser running slowly and performing poorly on Windows 10, try this simple configuration change to fix the issue.
LightSquid is a fast and simple package for pfSense that allows you to monitor internet usage on your network. Reports can be viewed through an easy to navigate web interface.
A NETWORK-ATTACHED storage (NAS) device is a great way to share ﬁles in your home and provide always-on storage.A NAS device isn’t just useful for local storage. It can also give you access to your ﬁles wherever you are in the world. This Hub shows you how to make that connection.
Learn how to configure the DNS forwarder in pfSense to improve the speed and reliability of any internet connection. This hub also includes tips on how to determine the best DNS servers to use.
Traffic shaping (QoS) is no longer something only expensive commercial routers can do. An inexpensive home router with custom firmware like Tomato can prioritize certain types of traffic quite well.
Polipo is a fast, and lightweight web proxy server with support for several useful features including pipelining. This hub demonstrates how to install and configure a Polipo proxy server on pfSense.
CloudTrax is a free WiFi Hotspot management system designed for small to large WiFi networks with minimum configuration. The free software/system is ideal for free & paid WiFi Internet access.
Looking for a blazing fast cable modem with WiFi router in a box? Is the latest Arris Motorola SBG6700AC is suitable for you? Find out in this easy to understand review.
Maybe you’ve been looking for a way to reduce your internet costs. Or, maybe you have a 4g hotspot and want to use it while you are on the road or while you are at home. In any event, with the 4g networks that may be available in your area, you...
A USB modem or the presence of a single Ethernet port provides a working Internet connection only for one computer. Here's how you can easily share that connection with any wireless-ready device.
Wireshark is a very useful tool for capturing, and analyzing network traffic. This hub explains how to run Wireshark remotely over an SSH session to analyze traffic in real time. This method saves time because it doesn't require a capture file to be downloaded to another computer before it can be analyzed.
This page is a tutorial on building a large / Citywide WiFi network/hotspot to make money. I am currently building a large WiFi network in my town so this will be a tutorial/diary.
Buy Motorola SB6141 or SBG6580? This is like asking - buy apple or orange? Arris Motorola SBG6580 is a gateway while Motorola SB6141 is a cable modem. Find out which gives you better value and why.
WiFi stands for Wireless fidelity, It's a wireless communication network using 5GHz & 2.4GHz radio waves having a/b/g/n bandwidths & has dual/single band router
PfSense is a free, customized distribution of FreeBSD that can turn an old computer into a full featured router and firewall.
Find out if it is better to buy the latest TP-Link Archer C9 or older TP-Link Archer C8 based on a detailed comparisons between these two Gigabit routers to get the best deal
JPerf is a graphical utility that can be used for generating network traffic. Using this tool you can test a network link to determine the maximum amount of network throughput it can support. JPerf runs on Windows or Linux computers.
Is the Arris Motorola SBG6782 AC or Motorola SBG6580 a better buy? Read this first before you decide which of these two Motorola Surfboard modem router combos best suits you.
This article will outline the principles of setting up your server infrastructure so as to be able to remote desktop via Proxy server to a Remote Desktop Server. The seasoned professional will be able to then apply these concepts.
Find answers to commonly asked questions on the Arris Touchstone EMTA wireless gateway modem TG862G to make sure it is the right wireless telephony modem router/gateway for you.
This article will talk about load balancing terminal servers with relation to Windows Server 2008 R2 servers.
A small church or business can connect their workers, wherever they may be, using a free online network based in the "cloud."
Find out if it is better to buy the TP-Link Archer C7 or TP-Link Archer C8. This review compares the C7 and C8 features side-by-side.
Your choice of some of the best AC1900 router - Linksys EA6900, Archer C9, Asus RT-AC68U or Netgear Nighthawk R7000. Find out which of these wireless router best suits your needs
Heavy bandwidth users can slow down your entire network. This hub will show you how to use pfSense to set up traffic shaping to prioritize internet traffic.
Wi-Fi vs. Ethernet. Which one is better? Which one do you prefer? Let me explain why both are so essential.
Network applications are software applications that utilize the Internet or other network hardware infrastructure to perform useful functions such as file transfers.
It's always a good idea to backup the configuration of your pfSense firewall or router in case something goes wrong. Config files can be backed up and restored using the web gui. You can also set up automatic off-site backups for extra security.
Most people use a wireless router, which is often not completely secure. To prevent unauthorized access to your broadband network, you should consider changing some default settings.
Avoid the confusion over whether to buy the Motorola SB6141 or SB6121. Find out which of these two excellent cable modems gives you the best value for your money.
Nothing annoys the hell out of you more than your Linksys router & adapter refusing to connect. Use this guide to get everything up and running again!
TightVNC is one of the better free VNC apps. Among the features is the ability to hide the icon in the notification area making it hard for employees to know when the boss is peeking in. In this article I'll show you how to install TightVNC, hide the icon, and prevent the wallpaper from disappearing from the users desktop when you remote in. Basically you'll be able to remote in without the user knowing youre logged in.