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  • 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.

    How to Configure Dynamic DNS in pfSense

    How to Configure Dynamic DNS in pfSense

    by Sam Kear4

  • 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

    TP-link Archer C8 vs C9. Is C9 better

    TP-link Archer C8 vs C9. Is C9 better

    by James Causian1

  • Learn how to easily set up a captive portal using pfSense. Captive portals provide an easy way to authenticate users accessing the internet at Wi-Fi hotspots, hotels, apartments, or business centers.

    How to Set Up a Captive Portal Using pfSense

    How to Set Up a Captive Portal Using pfSense

    by Sam Kear31

  • 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.

    How to Backup and Restore Configurations in pfSense 2.0

    How to Backup and Restore Configurations in pfSense 2.0

    by Sam Kear7

  • 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...

    Advantages and Disadvantages of PPTP, L2TP, SSTP, and OpenVPN

    Advantages and Disadvantages of PPTP, L2TP, SSTP, and OpenVPN

    by TheVPNAdmin0

  • 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 .

    Checklist for Integrating a Hybrid IT Environment

    Checklist for Integrating a Hybrid IT Environment

    by Aditya0

  • Tor, also known as The Onion Router, is a network of thousands of relays which can provide anonymous internet access. In this hub you'll learn how to install and configure a Tor Proxy on pfSense.

    How to Set Up a Tor Proxy Server on pfSense

    How to Set Up a Tor Proxy Server on pfSense

    by Sam Kear27

  • 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.

    VPNs With the Best Bet of Protecting Your Privacy

    VPNs With the Best Bet of Protecting Your Privacy

    by Theo0

  • 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.

    How to Measure Network Throughput Using JPerf

    How to Measure Network Throughput Using JPerf

    by Sam Kear4

  • 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.

    How to Set Up an NTP Server Using pfSense and OpenNTPD

    How to Set Up an NTP Server Using pfSense and OpenNTPD

    by Sam Kear2

  • 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.

    Arris Motorola SB6190 vs SB6183 - Which to get?

    Arris Motorola SB6190 vs SB6183 - Which to get?

    by James Causian9

  • 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.

    Arris Motorola SBG6782 vs. SBG6580

    Arris Motorola SBG6782 vs. SBG6580

    by James Causian10

  • 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.

    How to Remotely Connect to Your NAS Device

    How to Remotely Connect to Your NAS Device

    by Raj1

  • 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.

    How to Build a Large Citywide WiFi Hotspot/Zone

    How to Build a Large Citywide WiFi Hotspot/Zone

    by SpaceShanty160

  • Network applications are software applications that utilize the Internet or other network hardware infrastructure to perform useful functions such as file transfers.

    Applications of Computer Networks

    Applications of Computer Networks

    by Patrick Kamau68

  • 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.

    The Best pfSense Packages

    The Best pfSense Packages

    by Sam Kear8

  • 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.

    Arris Motorola SB6141 vs SBG6580: Which Is Better?

    Arris Motorola SB6141 vs SBG6580: Which Is Better?

    by James Causian6

  • 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.

    How to Turn Your Windows Computer Into a WiFi Router

    How to Turn Your Windows Computer Into a WiFi Router

    by Alexandra Vasiliu25

  • Whilst WiFi serves a fantastic purpose and allows us to be more mobile and access the internet from almost anywhere, it is very irritating when our connection continues to drop out.

    Why Does My WiFi Keep Turning Off?

    Why Does My WiFi Keep Turning Off?

    by AnswerQuestions4

  • 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.

    How to Capture Packets Using pfSense

    How to Capture Packets Using pfSense

    by Sam Kear4

  • 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.

    How to Run Wireshark on pfSense Using X11 Forwarding Over SSH

    How to Run Wireshark on pfSense Using X11 Forwarding Over SSH

    by Sam Kear2

  • 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.

    How to Install and Configure TightVNC

    How to Install and Configure TightVNC

    by romesitguy9

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